Tag Archives: anti-ship missile

Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon Seeks to Replace Existing Surface-to-Surface Missiles With NSM

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy, a two-time Wash100 recipient, has said the company intends to make the Naval Strike Missile program a “multibillion-dollar franchise opportunity“ by replacing the current international and local inventory of surface-to-surface missiles, Defense News reported Thursday. NSM is a joint effort of Raytheon and Norway-based Kongsberg and is …

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Navy, Lockheed Complete Helicopter-Based Electronic Warfare Pod Preliminary Design Review

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have wrapped up a preliminary design review of a helicopter-based electronic warfare pod designed to help warfighters detect and respond to anti-ship missile threats. Lockheed said Tuesday its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare Active Mission Payload AN/ALQ-248 system aboard Sikorsky-made MH-60 helicopters works to provide the …

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MBDA Tests Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile Onboard UK Naval Helicopter

MBDA has conducted air carriage and jettison tests of its anti-ship missile technology onboard a Westland-built naval helicopter from the U.K.’s navy. The Sea Venom/ANL missile tests evaluated the platform’s capacity for integration with the Lynx and Super Lynx helicopters, MBDA said Wednesday. MBDA developed Sea Venom to counter vessels such as fast inshore attack craft, fast attack craft and corvettes …

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Lockheed to Install Electronic Warfare Pods on Navy MH-60 Helicopters

Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to equip the U.S Navy‘s fleet of MH-60 helicopters with electronic warfare pods designed to help the military service detect and respond to anti-ship missile threats. The company said Thursday its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare Active Mission Payload AN/ALQ-248 system works to deter incoming ASM threats with the use of …

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Raytheon to Continue Logistics Support for Navy Phalanx Weapon System

Raytheon has received an 18-month, $45.4 million delivery order to supply repaired and new units of the Phalanx close-in-weapon system to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Navy issued the order as a bridge action under a previously awarded contract for performance-based logistics support of Phalanx to procure line-item units in compliance …

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Lockheed to Integrate Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Into Navy, AF Aircraft for Continued Tests

Lockheed Martin will integrate the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile into the U.S. Air Force‘s B-1B and U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F aircraft under the $321.8 million sole-source contract awarded earlier this month. The company said Thursday the Air Force has set LRASM to start operations in 2018 with the Navy scheduled in 2019. The contract also funds continued testing on LRASM, a precision-guided anti-ship …

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Northrop Completes Navy Block 3 Electronic Warfare Platform Critical Design Review

Northrop Grumman has completed a critical design review of the electronic subsystem of the U.S. Navy's AN/SLQ-32(V)7 electronic warfare platform. The company said Monday the CDR is part of the service branch's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 3 development. The AN/SLQ-32(V)7 system works to detect and counter anti-ship missiles and …

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Boeing Offers Extended Range With Upgraded Harpoon Missile for Navy

Boeing is offering its Harpoon Next-Generation missile in response to the U.S. Navy‘s interest in requiring more lethality and range for missiles launched from Littoral Combat Ships and frigates, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Kris Osborn writes that the Harpoon Next-Gen uses GPS and inertial navigation guidance systems and can launch from submarines, surface ships, aircraft or a moving …

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