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Raytheon Awarded $85 Million for Griffin Missiles

The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon the largest order yet for the Griffin missile,amounting over $85 million. The first delivery order will buy 22 all-up rounds and 43 telemetry rounds, to be delivered by July 2013.

Lockheed Martin Develops a Lightweight Precision Weapon for Tactical UAVs

Lockheed Martin successfully tested a new, lightweight precision guided weapon called 'Shadow Hawk' designed specifically for deployment from tactical unmanned aerial systems such as the MQ-7B Shadow 200 used by the US Marine Corps and Army.

RAM MkIII Armored Vehicle: Rough and Tough

The latest version of the IAI/RAMTA RAM armored vehicle - the RAM Mk3 AT debuts today at the FIDAE airshow. Configured as an anti-tank weapon carrier the vehicle equipped with a weapon station carrying four laser guided anti-tank missiles.

IMI Explores an Air-launched Derivative of the Extra Rocket

Israel Military Industries (IMI) is exploring a new air launched application of the 300mm Extra guided ballistic surface launched rocket, enabling air forces to perform...

WhipShot – Low Cost Guided Weapon from IMI

IMI is unveiling the Whipshot, a guided weapon developed for light aircraft, offering operators of light aircraft affordable precision firepower. IMI is discussing the...

RAFAEL Unveils a Light, Affordable Member of the Spike Missile Family

Rafael is expanding the Spike missile family with the lightweight, man-portable Spike SR, a ‘fire and forget’ short range guided missile enabling infantrymen to...

IMI’s MPR 500 Warhead Approved for use with JDAM

Israel Military Industries Ltd. announced today that the Boeing Company has approved IMI's 500-pound Multi Purpose Rigid (MPR 500) Bomb as compatible with...

US Navy Revisiting Feasibility Of A Sub-Launched Global Strike Weapon

USS Ohio SSGN 726
With proposed defense budget reductions creating a need to reshape American military forces, the US Department of Defense is once again looking into the possibility of developing a sub-launched “Prompt Global Strike” (PGS) weapon as a means of reinforcing America’s power projection capability.

BAE Systems, GD-OTS Join Forces to Develop 81mm Guided Mortar Bombs

BAE Systems and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have teamed to develop, demonstrate, and produce the 81mm Roll Controlled Guided Mortar (RCGM), an affordable 81mm precision mortar round.

Successful Test of the U.S. Army Hypersonic Weapon Concept

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command conducted the first test flight of the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) concept. The mach 5 glide weapon was developed as part of the Pentagon’s US$600 million Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS) program, aimed at providing U.S. military services with conventional attack weapons capable of striking anywhere on earth within less than 60 minutes.

Marine Corps Test Fires APKWS Rockets from UH-1Y Helicopter

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps successfully fired the first shots of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS) from a UH-1Y helicopter, in preparation for fielding in 2012. The successful shots, which took place at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, California, Sept. 9-13, mark the start of APKWS testing on the UH-1Y, as part of the program’s low-rate initial production phase.

Apache Block III controls a Gray Eagle UAV demonstrating advanced Manned-Unmanned...

An aH-64D Apache Block III equipped with the new Unmanned Aerial Systems Tactical Common Data Link Assembly (UTA) recently controlled an unmanned vehicle, while...

Arming the Fire Scout – U.S. to Arm the MQ-8B with...

Northrop Grumman Corporation has started work outfitting the U.S. Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter with the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System (APKWS) laser-guided...

Apache Block III Remains the Finalist in India’s Attack Helicopter Selection

With Night Hunter's Dropped, Apache Block III Remains the Finalist in India's Attack Helicopter Selection. Selecting the AH-64D will also pave the way for India to receive the AGM-114L-3 Hellfire Longbow anti-tank guided missile for the first time.

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