US missile agency praises US firms’ rival in Turkish race

Hurriyet Daily News

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded its “Technology Pioneer Award” to a European system currently competing with a U.S. partnership in a multibillion-dollar competition for a Turkish contract. The award went to the SAMP/T system, developed by the French-Italian […]

Poland to Buy U.S. Missile Shield, European Helicopters

The Wall Street Journal

WARSAW—Poland on Tuesday said it planned to split $8 billion in planned missile-defense and military-helicopter purchases between U.S. and European contractors, in a sign that European military spending is increasing as countries react to the Ukraine conflict. Raytheon Co. ’s […]

Aegis getting more upgrades and will play increasingly important role in national ballistic missile defense

Next Big Future

Lockheed Martin will continue to modernize Aegis hardware and software onboard Navy vessels beyond Baseline 9. In the next phase of integrating the Aegis Combat System on the U.S. Navy’s fleet, Lockheed Martin has won a ten-year contract that will, […]

LRASM Missiles: Reaching for a Long-Range Punch

Defense Industry Daily

August 24/15: The Navy has begun external link external link integration testing and certification of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) onto F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft. The missile is scheduled for fielding on the aircraft in 2019, with the LRASM […]

U.S. approves possible sale of $5.4 billion in missiles to Saudi Arabia


The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of $5.4 billion in additional PAC-3 missiles built by Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the sale would benefit a […]