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Raytheon’s Peregrine to Maximize Fighters Air/Air Loadout, Agility
Raytheon Company announced today it is developing a new medium-range, air-launched weapon called the Peregrine missile, that is half the size and cost of today's AMRAAM air-to-air missiles, yet delivers greater effect.
India Tests Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet for Future AAM/SAM Propulsion
The Indian Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) completed a first test flight of an advanced propulsion system that promises to enhance the range and agility of air-to-air (AAM) and surface-to-air missiles (SAM). The Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) developed under a joint Indo-Russian R&D project achieved a speed of Mach 3 on its first flight.
RAF Testing Threat Awareness and Pilot Safety Enhancements for the Typhoon
The latest enhancements for the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet have been successfully tested by UK Royal Air Force (RAF). The P2Ea package incorporates software and avionics improvements such as upgrades to the radar, defensive aids systems and targeting pods.
FelxIS – A Missile That is More Than the Sum of...
MBDA will introduce today at the Paris Air Show a new, modular approach to missile design, as part of its traditional 'Concept Vision' theme. The new design dubbed 'FlexiS' introduces a common missile chassis embedding contactless power and digital bus, clipped aero surfaces in standard diameters
Rafael Unveils an Upgraded I-DERBY Missile at Aero-India 2015
RAFAEL is unveiling at Aero India 2015 a new version of the Derby missile, a first step in a major revamp of the Israeli medium range BVR missile that has been in service since the mid 1990s.
Reconfigured ASTRA Air/Air Missile to Renew Test Flights on Su-30MKI
India's first air-to-air Astra missile is finally back on track now after an excruciatingly long delay due to technical glitches. The beyond visual range...
Gripen Fires Production Versions of MBDA’s Meteor air/air Missiles
A Gripen test aircraft has completed a recent firing test of the MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) missile. The test was...
ATK Embarks on a Future AAM Propulsion Study
Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has been awarded a research and development contract for the Counter Air / Future Naval Capabilities (CA/FNC) program to develop technologies...
Common Anti-Air Modular Missile family (CAMM)
The U.K. Ministry of Defense envisage the Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM) family to provide a local area air defence protecting against a broad...
Missiles and Fire Support at DESi – 2007
Missiles at DSEi 07: Among the missile programs at DSEi 07, Defense Update picked some of the most recent developments in the air/ground and surface-to-air...