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October 15, 2014
BAE Systems rocket conversion kit a hit with Australians
Arlington, Va. (UPI) Oct 14, 2014
BAE Systems' Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, which converts 2.75-inch standard rockets into laser-guided weapons, has been tested by Australia. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System, or APKWS, was demonstrated in live-fire testing with the Belgian Forges de Zeebrugge rocket carried by Tiger helicopters of Australia's army and navy. "Through its long track record of success with the U.S. military, the APKWS technology has always been used with a Hydra rocket," said David Harrol ... read more

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UAE asks U.S. for $900M rocket artillery deal
The United Arab Emirates is requesting artillery rocket systems from the United States as it continues to strengthen its ground forces. ... more
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U.S. Navy eyes Norwegian missile
Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace of Norway says it will fire its Naval Strike Missile from a U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship. ... more
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Raytheon announces full-rate production of Talon rocket
Raytheon's Talon laser-guided rocket has entered full-rate production for the United Arab Emirates under a 2013 order. ... more
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China shows off new missile test on primetime television
China has unveiled its latest military hardware on primetime television, an advanced air defence system that reports said has a "high success rate" destroying incoming missiles and aircraft. ... more
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Turkey in talks with France over missile purchase: Erdogan
Turkey has resumed talks with France on purchasing a new missile system after negotiations on a controversial deal with a US-blacklisted Chinese company hit a rock, the Turkish president was reported Sunday as saying. ... more
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Software improvements to Tomahawk cruise missile demonstrated
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Diehl delivers 4,000th production IRIS-T missile to Sweden
The 4,000th production IRIS-T series missile from Dielh Defense of Germany has been delivered to the Swedish military, the company announced. ... more
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Iran unveils new missile, radar systems
Iran unveiled a new surface-to-air missile Tuesday and two radar systems it said would improve its defences against "enemies". ... more
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N. Korea test-fires suspected missile into sea
North Korea test-fired what appeared to be a short-range missile into the sea off its east coast Monday in the latest of a series of missile and rocket tests, military officials said. ... more
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Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missile delivered to Navy
The first Block 2 variant of Raytheon's Rolling Airframe Missile for defense against airborne threats has been delivered to the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Hypersonic weapon detonated after lift-off: US military
The US military had to detonate a hypersonic weapon seconds after lift-off Monday due to a technical problem, cutting short a flight test for the experimental project, officials said. ... more
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SM-6 missile undergoes follow-on testing
The U.S. Navy's new Standard Missile-6 has demonstrated its capability to intercept low-altitude, slow-moving targets in a cluttered environment. ... more
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U.S. Navy, Italy receiving more AARGM missiles
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Nearly all Gaza rockets self-made: Israeli army
The vast majority of rockets fired by Hamas at Israel over the past month were made in Gaza using civilian materials, a senior Israeli military official said Thursday. ... more
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Russia has violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile: US
The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior US official said late Monday, calling the matter "very serious." ... more
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MD 530G attack helicopters fires Talon rockets
Raytheon's Talon laser-guided rocket has been fired from an MD 530G helicopter to demonstrate its multi-platform capability. ... more
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Missile decoy system on Australian, U.S. warships to be upgraded
The Australian government has given preliminary approval for updating the launch system of the Nulka Active Missile Decoy system. ... more
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Man-portable missile successfully fired from vehicle
The man-portable Javelin anti-tank missile has successfully been fired from a remote weapons station on a vehicle to demonstrate its vehicle launch capability. ... more
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Raytheon, TELDAT announce air defense teaming deal
Raytheon and Polish data communications company TELDAT are teaming for air defense architecture opportunities in Poland and abroad. ... more
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Missile guidance system passes risk reduction test
The dual-mode guidance section for Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Ground missile was successfully demonstrated in a second internally funded flight test. ... more
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BAE Systems supplying latest missile warning system to Army
BAE Systems has received a series of contracts from the U.S. Army for the supply of third-generation missile warning systems. ... more
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Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research
Japan said Thursday it would join forces with Britain to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while also moving to export Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles. ... more
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AC-235 gunships for Jordan feature missiles, rockets and cannons
A baseline configuration of gunships for Jordan has been announced by the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau and ATK of the United States. ... more
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Russian-made missile key suspect in MH17 crash
A Russian-made surface-to-air missile is the most likely cause of the suspected downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, analysts said on Friday, as claim and counter-claim swirled over who launched the weapon. ... more
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