South Korea has decided to upgrade its long-range missile arsenal with European-made weapons, after the Pentagon did not approve the sale of similar U.S. technology. Seoul’s state procurement agency on Wednesday said authorities have approved a plan to buy the [...]
Seeing a potential end to its trinational Medium Extended Air Defense System as it struggles to complete development and enter production without further support from the United States, Lockheed Martin is upping the stakes for its second and final flight [...]
Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) Missile successfully engaged, intercepted and destroyed two different threat representative targets during a flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
June 5, 2013 – WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Defense is seeking congressional approval to add about $137 million to missile defense accounts while trimming about $59 million from space programs in a large-scale shuffling of the 2013 budget. [...]
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In the operations center on board the USS Stethem, sailors keep watch on a dizzying array of maps, graphics, sensors and radar data — all focused on North Korea. The Stethem, a destroyer, is one of [...]
The Pentagon vouched for the capabilities of U.S. weaponry, responding to a report that Chinese hackers had gained access to sensitive information about major American weapons systems. “We maintain full confidence in our weapons platforms,” Pentagon spokesman George Little said [...]
Designs for many of the nation’s most sensitive advanced weapons systems have been compromised by Chinese hackers, according to a report prepared for the Pentagon and to officials from government and the defense industry. Among more than two dozen major [...]
MUSCAT, Oman, May 21 (UPI) — The Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman is set to buy a $2.1 billion missile system built by the Lockheed Martin as part of a U.S. drive to install a coordinated air-defense system linking the region’s Arab monarchies to counter Iran.