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May 24, 2017
Successful test for Lockheed's modernized TACMs
Washington (UPI) May 23, 2017
Lockheed Martin reports its modernized Tactical Missile System missile has successfully completed a sixth long-range flight test. The surface-to-surface TACMS missile flew about 149 miles to engage its target. The flight test at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico confirmed that the missile functions as designed and meets performance requirements of the U.S. Army's TACMS Service Life Extension Program, Lockheed Martin said.. "During this test, we demonstrated a successful proximity d ... read more

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Israel unveils new rocket system for special forces
Israel Military Industries has unveiled a new precision rocket system for special forces' use in urban environments and distances as much as 27 miles. ... more
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Israel Aerospace Industries is providing LRSAM air and missile defense systems to government-owned Bharat Electronics Limited of India. ... more
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Israeli missile ship receives new radar
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Raytheon contracted for support of the MK-31 Rolling Airframe Missile
Raytheon is being awarded $26.8 million contract for the engineering and support of the MK-31 Rolling Airframe Missile, or RAM. The contract is part of a joint cooperative development and production program between the United States and Germany under a memorandum of understanding. ... more
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China says it tested new missile in northeastern sea
China has recently tested a new type of guided missile in a northeastern sea near the Korean peninsula, the defence ministry said Tuesday, hours after South Korean elections held amid regional tensions. ... more
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Tokyo subway halt for 10 minutes over NKorea scare
Tokyo's main subway system suspended its service for 10 minutes Saturday morning, shortly after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile. ... more

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Sweden orders additional anti-ship missiles from Saab
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defense Material Administration for production and delivery of additional anti-ship missiles, the company announced Friday. ... more
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Northrop to integrate missile countermeasure systems for Air Force, Navy
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has been awarded a $99.5 million modification to a previous contract to integrate the Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures. The system will serve on aircraft with both the Navy and Air Force. ... more
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Russia's Brand-New S-500 Missile System to Have Unprecedented Damage Radius
In an interview with Sputnik, Russian military expert Viktor Baranets specifically touted unprecedented the damage range of Russia's next-generation S-500 Prometey missile system, which is currently ... more
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Raytheon receives $78 milllion contract for Sidewinder missiles
Raytheon Missile Systems, based out of Tuscon, Arizona, has received a $77.8 million contract for sustainment of the Sidewinder AIM-9X Block II air-to-air missile, the Department of Defense announced late last week. ... more
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MBDA Systems gets $689M in U.K. missile contracts
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Lockheed Martin gets $100M JASSM production order
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U.S. Navy taps Raytheon for Standard Missile engineering
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Rockwell Collins to begin work on second CRIIS system
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Brazil considering Pantsir-S1 buy from Russia
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