Tag Archives: missile

Orbital ATK Showcases New Zombie Pathfinder Short-Range Ballistic Missile Target

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 23, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has demonstrated its new Zombie Pathfinder short-range ballistic missile target at the White Sands Missile Range in White Sands, New Mexico as part of NASA’s Sounding Rocket Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The guided target is designed with a new defensive protection configuration …

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UK Air Force Considers MBDA Brimstone Missiles for General Atomics’ Certifiable Predator B

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — The U.K. air force has expressed plans to equip its General Atomics-built Certifiable Predator B unmanned aircraft systems with MBDA‘s Brimstone precision strike missiles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MBDA said Dec. 8 it will partner with the Defense Department, the U.K ministry of defense and General Atomics’ …

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Raytheon Lands $225M Patriot Missile Defense Contract; Ralph Acaba Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a $225 million contract to provide an additional Patriot missile defense system to an international customer through a direct commercial sale. The client is a member of a 13-nation group that invests in the Patriot weapon system and awarded the contract more than a month after Poland ordered the same technology from …

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U.S., India Near Joint Production Deal for Javelin Missile Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 23, 2016 — The U.S. and India are close to reaching a deal to jointly manufacture the Javelin anti-tank guided missile technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday that Javelin Joint Ventures, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) joint venture, and Tata Group‘s Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division have signed a letter of …

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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35,  MBDA said Tuesday. …

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State Dept OKs $140M Sale of Raytheon Seasparrow Missiles & Services to Chile

The State Department has approved Chile’s request to acquire $140.1 million in Raytheon (NYSE:RTN)-manufactured Evolved Seasparrow Missiles and related services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Raytheon, BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) will serve as principal contractors …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $292M Contract Modification for Sidewinder Block II Missiles Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $291.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build 660 full-rate production Lot 16 AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder tactical missiles and related components for several domestic and foreign military customers. The Defense Department said Friday the modification also includes 252 Block II captive air training missiles, …

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Raytheon Lands $197M Navy Anti-Ship Missile Defense Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $197.3 million contract to build anti-ship missile defense systems for the U.S. Navy and foreign customers under an international cooperative program. The Defense Department said Thursday that Raytheon will design and test the Evolved Sea Sparrow missile design agent as well as provide in-service support, …

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MBDA to Develop Precision Strike Missile for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $585M Deal

MBDA has been awarded an estimated $585 million contract to develop an air-to-surface precision strike missile for the U.K. military’s fleet of F-35 fighter jets. This work is intended to build on the previous assessment phase for the Selective Precision Effects at Range Capability 3 missile, MBDA said Wednesday. Britain’s defense ministry asked its investment …

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Raytheon Lands $213M Army Patriot Engineering Contract Modification

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $212.7 million contract modification to provide engineering services for the U.S. Army’s Patriot program. The company will also provide Patriot support to foreign military sales clients such as Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, South Korea, Taiwan, the Netherlands and the United …

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