European and U.S. defense companies, which were not chosen for Turkey’s first long-range air and anti-missile system, have been reportedly pressuring Turkey’s defense industry giants to dissuade Turkey from choosing a Chinese firm. The U.S. partnership of Raytheon and Lockheed […]
The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect at least, the Pentagon is one of the most “open” of our government agencies. Every day of the week, rain or shine, the Department of Defense tells U.S. taxpayers what contracts it’s issued, to whom, and for how much — all right out in the open on its website.
National Harbor, Md — The Navy is integrating a vertically-launched longbow Hellfire missile onto the Littoral Combat Ship as a way to give the platform more fire-power, service officials said Wednesday. Unlike other missiles that would require laser-designation to pinpoint […]
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — The Armament Directorate celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the first production lot of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range, or JASSM-ER, missiles to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently. The JASSM […]
U.S. defence contractor Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. has received a $21.3 million completion type contract to provide the United Kingdom (UK) with engineering and technical support services and deliverable materials for the UK Trident II Missile System. Lockheed Martin […]
After years of cajoling by the United States, a number of European allies are moving forward with new investments in their missile defense systems. Poland announced last month it would significantly speed up the time table for choosing a vendor […]
ANKARA — Turkish officials, increasingly wary of a controversial decision in September to select a Chinese company to construct the country’s first long-range air defense system, might consider a more time-consuming but entirely local option for the program. A senior […]
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) has won a U.S. Army contract worth $611 million to build 92 missiles and 50 launcher modification kits, the company’s first production contract for a new enhanced missile designed to upgrade the Patriot missile defense system.
The Navy is testing several new next-generation cruise missiles as potential replacements for the battle-tested Tomahawk, service leaders told lawmakers Wednesday. Although the Navy plans to modernize its arsenal of roughly 4,000 Tomahawk missiles, the service is testing and developing […]
(Reuters) – The U.S. Navy on Wednesday said it planned to launch an open competition around fiscal 2017 for a next-generation missile, seeking to reassure weapons makers they still have prospects after a separate deal with Lockheed Martin Corp for […]