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US Navy Retaliates in Yemen, Following Attacks on US Vessels

A US Navy guided missile destroyer launched a salvo of Tomahawk cruise missiles against three Yemeni radar sites along the red sea shoreline, in response to recent attacks on U.S. ships in the region.

Enhanced Tomahawk cruise missile engages moving targets

The US Navy has tested a ‘synthetically guided’ Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile last month, demonstrating the capability of existing Tomahawk missiles as netted weapons. “This capability extends the Tomahawk’s reach beyond fixed and re-locatable points, to moving targets.” Tomahawk Weapons System (PMA-280) program manager Capt. Joe Mauser explained.

US lead coalition target ISIL power centers in Syria

Busy day in Syria - US Air Force stealth fighters, bombers and drones, along with Navy Super Hornets and cruise missiles pound the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in East Syria; Israel shoot down a Syrian Su-24 that penetrates its airspace over the Golan Heights; Syrian launch air strikes target at rebels in the northwest Syria and in Damascus suburbs

Raytheon tests new RF targeting system for the Tomahawk cruise missile

Raytheon Company successfully completed a passive seeker test designed for a Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile using company-funded independent research and development investment. The...

X-Wing Drone Launched From a Submerged Submarine for the First Time

The US Navy has recently demonstrated the launch of an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) from a submerged submarine. For the test,...

Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to Pursue Moving Targets with New ESM Seeker

A new seeker employing Electronic Support Measures (ESM) was recently tested with the Raytheon Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, as part of the weapon's...

Naval, Air Attacks Directed at Gaddafi’s Remaining Arsenal

Adm. James Sravridis, US Navy
Sweden could be joining the operation soon, with eight Gripen fighters. The Swedish government is expected to approve the mission on Friday, following a formal request from NATO. Sweden is leading the ‘Nordic Battlegroup’ rapid reaction force, to which the F17 fighter squadron at Kallinge is assigned.

With Libyan Air Defense Neutralized, Coalition Air Forces Target Libyan Ground...

After a third night of mounting military pressure by coalition forces, units loyal to Muammar Gaddafi were reported to withdraw from Benghazi, shifting their pressure to the west on Tuesday, Gaddafi’s forces attacked two Libyan towns on the eastern border with Tunisia.

Update: NATO Coalition Attack Hits Libyan Air Defenses

Last night the joint task force 'Odyssey Dawn', comprising U.S. Navy and Royal Navy surface ships and submarines launched a massive attack against 20 Libya air defense sites, by 112 Tomahawk sea-launched cruise missiles and Storm Shadow air launched cruise missiles fired from RAF Tornado GR4s.

Tomahawk Test Demonstrates Time-Critical Use

The U.S. Navy test launched the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile during an operational test November 5, 2009 evaluating the missile's new anti-jam GPS...

SLAM-ER Guided Missile

SLAM is a spin-off from the radar-guided air-launched Harpoon anti-ship missile. The SLAM-ER is an upgrade of the original missile. SLAM-ER uses GPS midcourse...

Tomahawk Block IV Tactical Cruise Missile (TLAM)

The latest version of the 32 year old Tactical Tomahawk is the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile, currently in full rate production at Raytheon....
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