Latest stories

  • Lockheed Tests Beam Control Turret's 360-Degree Coverage; Doug Graham Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Lockheed Tests Beam Control Turret’s 360-Degree Coverage; Doug Graham Comments

    Lockheed Martin has completed a series of initial flight tests on its new beam control turret designed to provide military aircraft with a 360-degree coverage area to engage missiles or other aircraft with laser weapons. The company said Monday it worked with the University of Notre Dame and the Air Force Research Laboratory to demonstrate the functions of the Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control turret, which was […] More

  • Northrop's Infrared Countermeasures System Completes Flight Test; Jeffrey Palombo Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Northrop’s Infrared Countermeasures System Completes Flight Test; Jeffrey Palombo Comments

    Northrop Grumman has completed a six-week capabilities test of its Common Infrared Countermeasures system for the U.S. Army‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, wherein the system operated under aircraft flight and staged combat environments. The company said Thursday the laser-based system, which was developed with Selex ES and Daylight Solutions, uses open architecture to interoperate with aircraft missile warning systems. Jeffrey […] More

  • Raytheon, Air Force Complete Anti-Radiation Missile Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Raytheon, Air Force Complete Anti-Radiation Missile Flight Test

    Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed flight test of an anti-radiation missile designed to help reduce fratricide risks. The updated High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile was fired from an F-16 aircraft to target an emitter outside an exclusion zone that also contained another radiating emitter, Raytheon said Friday. The HARM control section modification engaged the right emitter by […] More

  • Navy Fires Raytheon's SM-6 Missile in 'Juliet' Test; Michael Ladner Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Navy Fires Raytheon’s SM-6 Missile in ‘Juliet’ Test; Michael Ladner Comments

    Raytheon‘s Standard Missile-6 has completed a flight test held by the U.S. Navy, which sought to demonstrate how the surface-to-air missile works to detect and intercept a subsonic target at low altitude. The Navy said Friday the so-called “Juliet” test was part of a series of follow-on test and evaluation events to assess the operational performance of SM-6. Capt. Michael Ladner, a […] More

  • Celeste Mohr: Raytheon, Navy Fire Air-to-Ground Missile in 'Cave Scenario' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Celeste Mohr: Raytheon, Navy Fire Air-to-Ground Missile in ‘Cave Scenario’

    Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated the Joint Standoff Weapon‘s air-to-ground functions by launching the weapons from aircraft flying at 25,000 feet to hit land targets. During the flight tests, two JSOW II C weapons followed the preplanned routes to reach the simulated cave targets, the company said Thursday. “Naval aviators employed JSOW’s firepower in a tactically realistic cave scenario […] More

  • Scott Rudy: Boeing Moves Forward on Reconnaissance Helicopter Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Scott Rudy: Boeing Moves Forward on Reconnaissance Helicopter Production

    Boeing has completed a 20-minute flight test of its AH-6i reconnaissance helicopter to demonstrate its close-air support and light-attack features as the company prepares for full-scale production. “This first AH-6 flight in the production configuration takes us closer to delivering an advanced light attack and reconnaissance helicopter that meets the needs of defense forces around the world,” Scott Rudy, Boeing’s […] More

  • Boeing-Bell Team Demos Osprey as Refueling Platform; Vince Tobin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Boeing-Bell Team Demos Osprey as Refueling Platform; Vince Tobin Comments

    A V-22 Osprey jointly developed by Boeing and Bell Helicopter was demonstrated for the first time as a military aerial refueling aircraft last month during a test flight over Texas. The V-22 carried a prototype refueling kit and deployed a drogue system in mid-air over north Texas while two F/A-18 Hornet jets flew into position behind and to the side […] More

  • BAE, UTC Test Guided Missile for Naval Weapon System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    BAE, UTC Test Guided Missile for Naval Weapon System

    BAE Systems and United Technologies Corp. have jointly tested a naval weapon system that uses a guided missile designed to hit targets from at least 62 miles. The companies aimed to assess the accuracy of the Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile when launched using an Mk 45 Mod 4 gun, BAE said Wednesday. During the test, […] More

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Receive Daily News Briefing And Event Updates Straight to Your Inbox