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Boeing gets $51 million to procure mission computers in support of Navy’ Hornets

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The world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems Boeing Co. received a $51,5 million contract to procure 136 Advanced Capability Mission Computers in support of the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, according to a recent U.S. Department of Defense news release. Boeing was awarded a contract from the U.S. […]

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Raytheon receives $80 million MK 54 torpedo contract modification

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U.S. defense giant Raytheon has received an $80 million U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command contract modification for the production of the Mark 54 Lightweight Torpedo. The contract involves foreign military sales to Canada, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom and India under the Foreign Military Sales program (76.0 %). The U.S. Department of Defense said Friday that […]

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Northrop Grumman awarded $1 billion for missile defense targets

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U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman received a $1,1 billion contract by the Missile Defense Agency for the missile defense targets, according to a statement issued Monday by U.S. Department of Defense. Under this new contract, Orbital Sciences Corp. (OSC), a business unit of Northrop Grumman, is being awarded a competitive fixed-price-incentive-fee contract. The total value of […]

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Oshkosh Defense unveils JLTV with the loitering weapon systems

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Oshkosh Defense, a business unit of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, has displayed its new version of Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the Modern Day Marine Expo 2019. The advanced version of JLTV was equipped with Hero-120 tactical systems developed by the Israeli loitering munition specialist UVision. The new vehicle is equipped with modular […]

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Raytheon unveils its latest advanced air-to-air missile

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Aviation Week’s Defense Editor Steve Trimble posted photos of new Raytheon’s Peregrine advanced air-to-air missile, that the company unveiled during the AFA’s 2019 Air, Space & Cyber Conference. Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, unveiled a new medium-range, air-launched weapon called the Peregrine missile, that is half the size and cost of today’s […]

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Northrop Grumman announces nationwide team for Minuteman III replacement program

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U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp has announced a nationwide Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) team, comprised of hundreds of small, medium and large companies that will be focusing on a complete replacement of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. The current U.S. ground-based strategic deterrent system is reaching the end of its useful lifespan. […]

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U.S. Army seeking new long range missiles for rotary wing and unmanned aircraft

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On Sep 10, the U.S. Army Contracting Command posted a notice on the U.S. government’s main contracting website, asking for information from contractors about their ability to produce Long Range Precision Munition (LRPM) for integration on currently fielded and future Army Rotary Wing (RW) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Potential weapons systems must be precision […]

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Raytheon says the Javelin missile has a greater than 94 percent reliability rate

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Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, said on Friday that Javelin guided munition and surveillance weapon system has a greater than 94 percent reliability rate. The company’s website said the Javelin is the world’s most versatile and lethal one-man-portable, anti-tank, guided munition and surveillance weapon system. It is made by the Javelin […]

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Joint Venture team combined Javelin missile system with unmanned ground vehicle

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The Javelin Joint Venture team, by Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, has successfully combined modern missile weapon systems with unmanned ground vehicles. Joint Venture team integrated its Javelin missile into Kongsberg’s PROTECTOR Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) mounted on a Titan unmanned ground vehicle built by QinetiQ North America and Milrem Robotics. Javelin and […]

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U.S. Navy submarine tests four nuclear capable Trident II D5 missiles

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The U.S. Navy has reported on Friday that has Ohio class of nuclear-powered submarine tested four life-extended Trident II D5 missiles to validate their performance. “The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) missiles from USS Nebraska (SSBN-739), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, off the coast of Southern California this week,” a […]

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