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July 24, 2014
Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research
Tokyo (AFP) July 17, 2014
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. The decision comes several months after Japan lifted a self-imposed ban on weapons exports, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks to expand Japan's diplomatic and military presence on the global stage. The exports would be the first since Japan in April approved a new policy that replaces its 1967 blanket ban on ... read more

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Storm Shadow missiles set for integration of RAF Typhoons
New Typhoon fighters to be flown by Britain's Royal Air Force will carry Storm Shadow missiles following an agreement between a NATO agency and Eurofighter. ... more
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Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. ... more
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U.S., Norwegian companies partner for missile project
A joint strike missile for anti-surface warfare use is to be jointly developed by Raytheon and the Kongsberg Gruppen of Norway. ... more
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Sidewinder missiles for Israel
A possible sale of AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles to Israel has received approval from the U.S. State Department and now awaits a go-ahead from Congress. ... more
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AgustaWestland integrating missile systems onto helos
AgustaWestland is to install missile systems onto its AW159 Wildcat helicopters used by Britain's Royal Navy. ... more
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N. Korea fires two more missiles into the sea
North Korea on Wednesday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea in the latest in a series of launches interspersed with spurned peace overtures to South Korea. ... more
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Saab, Swedish military complete pre-deployment tests of Meteor missile
Pre-deployment trials of MBDA's Meteor missile integrated onto a Gripen fighter have been completed by Saab and the Sweden's Defense Materiel Administration. ... more
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Norwegian government contracts Kongsberg for JSF missile
Norwegian defense company Kongsberg Defense has signed a new contract with the government for continued development of the Joint Strike Missile for use on F-35 aircraft. ... more
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Raytheon, EUROSAM head-to-head in Polish missile contract bid
Raytheon with its Patriot air defense system has been chosen as a final contender in Poland's WISLA missile defense project. ... more
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Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract
Poland said Monday it had shortlisted US manufacturer Raytheon and French-led consortium Eurosam as bidders for a contract to build its air defence system, which local media say is worth $7.9 billion. ... more
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DAGR and Hellfire 2 Score Direct Hits During Ground-Vehicle Tests
Lockheed Martin has fired HELLFIRE and DAGR missiles from its Long Range Surveillance and Attack Vehicle (LRSAV) turreted weapon system during recent ground-to-ground tests at Eglin Air Force Base, ... more
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Northrop producing more missile counter-measure systems for Air Force
More U.S. military aircraft are to receive protection against shoulder-fired missiles through a contract modification issued by the U.S. Air Force. ... more
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Britain eyes Brimstone 2 missiles for Typhoon fighters
Integration of Brimstone 2 air-to-ground missiles with Typhoon fighters is being studied by BAE Systems under a contract from Britain's Ministry of Defense. ... more
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N. Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns
North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said Tuesday. ... more
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MBDA throws spotlight on MMP missile system
European missile-maker MBDA has spotlighted its new configurations of the fifth-generation MMP land combat system. ... more
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Thales UK producing missile launching system for helos
Britain's Ministry of Defense has contracted Thales UK to demonstrate and manufacture the Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Light) system for helicopters. ... more
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Companies join forces for new weapon system variant
Development and production agreements have been entered into by Raytheon and Thales of France for a new variant of the TOW weapon system. ... more
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Raytheon conducts first live fire test of Excalibur S
In a company-funded R and D initiative, Raytheon successfully fired the dual-mode GPS- and laser-guided Excalibur S for the first time. Although the Excalibur S was initialized with a GPS target loc ... more
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Raytheon remanufacturing upgrading Phalanx weapon system
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Brazilian Army inducts new variant of rocket artillery
The Brazilian Army reports it has inducted into service the first batch of ASTROS 2020 multiple rocket launcher vehicles manufactured by Avibras. ... more
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LockMart Receives Contract For MK 41 Vertical Launching System
The U.S. Navy recently awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to provide engineering design services for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) that helps protect the fleet from numerous naval warfar ... more
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Combined Diehl, Elbit missile counter-measures for Germany's A400Ms
Germany's A400M military transports are being equipped with anti-missile defense systems that combine products from Diehl Defense and Elba Systems of Israel. ... more
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British helicopters getting new missile warning system
BAE System's third-generation Common Missile Warning Systems are being procured by Britain's Ministry of Defense for use on its helicopters. ... more
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Australian military gives JASSM final operational capability status
Lockheed Martin's AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Stand-Off Missile has attained final operational capability with the Australian military. ... more
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