U.S. Air Force Approves Full Rate Production for Lockheed Martin’s JASSM-ER

Lockheed Martin

RLANDO, Fla., Dec. 15, 2014 – The U.S. Air Force has approved full rate production for Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER). JASSM-ER successfully completed U.S. Air Force Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) […]

Turkey could scrap controversial Chinese missile purchase

Agence France-Presse

Turkey could scrap a controversial plan to buy missile defence systems from China that alarmed the United States and its Western allies, Turkish and European sources said Wednesday. Key NATO member Turkey said in September last year it was entering […]

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THAAD Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence, United States of America

ArmyTechnology.com

The THAAD weapon system consists of launchers, missiles, battle management / command, control, communications and intelligence (BMC3I) units and THAAD radars. The THAAD terminal (formerly theatre) high-altitude area defence missile system is an easily transportable defensive weapon system to protect […]

US still advocating for Turkish missile bid

Reuters

The U.S. government is continuing to advocate for the Patriot missile defense system offered by Raytheon and Lockheed Martin in a Turkish tender after Turkey cited disagreements with the Chinese firm that initially won the bid, a senior U.S. official […]

U.S. report rips Boeing, Raytheon quality controls on missile defense

Reuters

The Pentagon’s internal watchdog on Monday said it found numerous quality control problems during an investigation of the troubled “kill vehicle”, or warhead, built by Raytheon Co for the Boeing Co -led U.S. missile defense system. In the report, the […]

Turkey extends deadline for anti-missile defense proposals till Dec 31

Hürriyet Daily News

Turkey has again extended the deadline for bids for a multi-billion dollar anti-missile defense system tender, despite having provisionally awarded the deal to China last year. The new deadline for rival bidding companies to submit their proposals is Dec. 31, […]