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US-Norwegian Air and Missile Defense to Protect Australian Forces Abroad
The Australian Government has approved the development of a new Short Range Ground Based Air Defense system to improve protection for deployed personnel. Raytheon Australia has been selected as the single supplier for the A$2 Billion program, delivering the NASAMS to the Australian Defense Force.
US Army Tests Israel’s Tamir Interceptor with its new Multi-Mission Launcher
The US Army completed a successful test of Tamir interceptor missile from the new Multi Mission Launcher (MML) developed under a US Army initiative.
AIM-9X Block III to Become a BVR Missile
The US Navy is hoping to increase the range of the Raytheon AIM-9X air/air missile by some 60% over current Sidewinder variants. The Navy...
First Raptor Supersonic AIM-9X Launch
This test firing was part of the flight testing and integration of the AIM-9X on the Raptor, expected to run through 30 August 2013.
Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Air/Air Missile
The Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder air/air missile has passed 'Milestone C' on June 30, 2011 - clearing the program for Low Rate Initial Production. Raytheon is expected to begin production of more than 5,000 operational AIM-9X Block II rounds for U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force over the life of the program.
AIM-9X Demonstrates Precision Attack Capability
The AIM-9X Sidewinder infrared-guided air-to-air missile could be used to attack surface targets. The company demonstrated this capability in a field test conducted on Sept....
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...