Your Cart

Defence Blog

/

Missiles & Bombs

U.S. aerospace giant secures $1,9 billion contract for SLAM-ER missiles for Saudi Arabia

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


U.S. aerospace giant Boeing Co. has secured a $1,9 billion Stand-off Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for Saudi Arabia. The U.S. Department of Defense announced a contract to provide non-recurring engineering associated with the SLAM-ER obsolescence redesign effort as well as the production and delivery […]

read entire article

Polish Army to receive Rosomak-S armored vehicles designed to carry anti-armor squads

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


The Polish Ministry of National Defense has stated its intention to acquire the Rosomak-S wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs) designed to carry anti-armor squads. Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak said last week that the Polish Army is a step closer to acquiring its first batch of Rosomak-S APCs modified to carry Spike LR […]

read entire article

U.S. Marine Corps simulates anti-ship long range fires in Japan

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Video and photos released Monday by 1st Marine Aircraft Wing show U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 participated in the Harpoon training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. According to the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, during the exercise, Marine Aircraft Group 12 squadrons focused […]

read entire article

Northrop Grumman gets a new AARGM missiles contract, this time for $165 million

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Northrop Grumman, one of the biggest U.S. defense contractors, has received a new U.S. Navy AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) missiles contract. The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman for Lot 9 full-rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E AARGM missiles in March, according to a company news release. Assets will include all-up round missiles and […]

read entire article

U.S. Air Force selects Raytheon to develop new nuclear cruise missile

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Technologies said on Monday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Raytheon Missiles & Defense was selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop next generation air-launched nuclear cruise missile. According to a statement issued on 20 April by Raytheon, the U.S. Air Force plans to continue with Raytheon Missiles & Defense on the […]

read entire article

Ukraine suspends production of new missile systems

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


The Ukrainian defense industry has suspended production of new missile systems, including the Vilha high-precision rockets system and the Grim-2 tactical missile system. Leonid Shiman, director of the Pavlograd Chemical Plant, told Ukrainian media that Government has failed to provide funds for financing, resulting in the plant temporarily suspend production of solid-propellant rocket motors for […]

read entire article

Ukrainian new ship-killing missile passes first firing trial

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


The Defense Express has released footage showing the first qualification firing trial of the new “Neptune” land-based anti-ship missile. On April 2, 2020, in the south of the Odessa region at the “Alibey” proving ground was held regular tests of the “Neptune” land-based cruise missile system. The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has […]

read entire article

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier receives $167M for new anti-ship missiles

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp, has won a contract valued at as much as $167 million to build a batch of 48 long-range anti-surface cruise missiles (LRASM) and tooling and test equipment. The DoD said Tuesday that work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be completed April 6, 2023. […]

read entire article

Sierra Nevada Corporation shares video of hypersonic engine test

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Sierra Nevada Corporation, one of America’s fastest growing companies, has shared footage from the test of the new hypersonic engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program. The goal of the OpFires program is to develop and demonstrate a novel ground-launched system enabling hypersonic boost […]

read entire article

Sierra Nevada achieves significant milestone with new hypersonic engine

Posted by Dylan Malyasov on


Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC),, the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program. Through OpFires, SNC is extending its […]

read entire article