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January 27, 2015
Russia to Test Strategic Missile Forces in Unscheduled Drills
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Jan 22, 2015
Russia has kicked off its first unannounced drills of the year for the country's Strategic Missile Forces with over 1,200 active duty servicemen in western Siberia, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Egorov said Tuesday. "During the unannounced exercises of the missile forces, a committee will study the current condition in organizing activities by the commanders in completing drills of fighting terrorism as a command unit, missile force regiments and a number of other subdivision units, ... read more

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Russia's Strategic Missile Forces to Conduct Over 100 Drills in 2015
The Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) of Russia are planning to conduct over 100 drills at various levels in 2015, SMF spokesperson Col. Igor Yegorov said Sunday. "In 2015, SMF will conduct over ... more
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New Navy missile ready for operational testing
The final developmental free flight test of Raytheon's Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 has been conducted in California by the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Russia's Northern Fleet Receives S-400 Air Defense Systems
Russia's Northern Fleet has increased its air defense capability with the addition of S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems, the Fleet's spokesperson Vadim Serga said Friday. "A division o ... more
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Marotta To Develop Power Units For Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile
Marotta Controls announces that it has been selected by Lockheed Martin to develop multiple power conversion units for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM), which Lockheed Martin is developing a ... more
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Lockheed Martin upgrading Army tactical missiles
The U.S. Army's Tactical Missile System is to be upgraded by Lockheed Martin to eliminate the risk of unexploded sub-munitions following destruction of a target. ... more
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Taiwan launches its largest ever missile ship
Taiwan on Tuesday launched its largest ever missile ship Tuesday as the island strives to modernise its armed forces in response to a perceived threat from China. ... more
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French tactical air defense system set for upgrade
The main tactical component of the French military's SCCOA2 air command-and-control system is being upgraded by ThalesRaytheonSystems. ... more
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Poland orders more Norwegian missiles
Poland is getting a second coastal defense missile squadron equipped with truck-mounted naval strike missiles from Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace. ... more
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JASSM-ER cruise missile enters full-rate production
The U.S. Air Force has given the go-ahead for full-rate production of Lockheed Martin's extended range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile. ... more
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Japan asks U.S. for AMRAAM sales deal
Japan has asked the United States for medium-range air-to-air missiles and associated equipment through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program, ... more
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Lockheed Martin producing more missile launch systems for Navy
Lockheed Martin is to continue producing its MK 41 vertical launch systems for missiles fired from U.S. Navy warships. ... more
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French military orders Ground Master air defense radar systems
The French military has ordered more than a dozen air defense radars from ThalesRaytheonSystems for coupling with NATO's Air Command and Control System. ... more
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40,000th Javelin ant-armor missile produced
A joint venture company of Raytheon and Lockheed Martin is touting the delivery of its 40,000th Javelin shoulder-fired anti-armor missile system to the U.S. Army. ... more
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Taiwan develops new missiles to counter China's threat
Taiwan arms developers said Tuesday that new surface-to-air missiles would defend its airspace for "up to 20 years" as it aims to update weaponry to counter a perceived military threat from China. ... more
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RAF launches Paveway guided bombs from Eurofighter Typhoon and F-35
The United Kingdom's Royal Air Force has completed the first in-flight test launches of the Raytheon Paveway IV precision-guided bomb from a Eurofighter Typhoon and F-35B fighter jet. ... more
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Brazil, Russia in talks on air defense system
Brazilian and Russian military officials have been talking medium-range air defense systems. ... more
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The fear and the chaos of a missile attack in east Ukraine
There was a blinding flash, then complete darkness and thick clouds of dust. A missile had just hit Ivan Balabanov's house in rebel-held east Ukraine. ... more
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Elbit's anti-missile system to feature on German A400M transports
Airbus A400M airlifters of the German Air Force are to be equipped with Elbit Systems' J-MUSIC Multi-Spectral Directed Infrared Counter Measure systems. ... more
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Destroyer simultaneously fires SM-2 and SM-3 missiles
Raytheon SM-2 and SM-3 missiles were launched simultaneously from a U.S. Navy destroyer in a recent integrated air and missile defense exercise in the Pacific. ... more
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Air Force orders more Paveway II Plus guided bomb kits
Lockheed Martin reports it has received a follow-on production contract from the U.S. Air Force for Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb kits. ... more
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Exelis, Airbus offer missile warning capability for F-16s
Exelis and Europe's Airbus Group have partnered to provide new advanced missile warning capabilities for F-16 fighters. ... more
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Anti-missile system for airliners passes testing
An autonomous system that protects aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles is to be installed on Israeli civilian aircraft. ... more
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Air Force orders more Griffin missiles from Raytheon
The U.S. Air Force has given Raytheon an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for supply of Griffin missiles and support services. ... more
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Fearing US raids, Syria seeks Russian S-300s: Muallem
Syria has asked Russia to speed up delivery of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles, concerned about a possible US attack, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said in an interview published Thursday. ... more
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