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  • MBDA Adds Brimstone Anti-Inshore Attack Tech to Warfare System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MBDA Adds Brimstone Anti-Inshore Attack Tech to Warfare System

    MBDA has moved to expand its existing warfare system with Brimstone's anti-inshore attack technology in an effort to address customer requirements for littoral operations, ASDNews reported Thursday. Brimstone's Fast Inshore Attack Craft system was integrated into MBDA’s Compact Warfare System Package, which works to centralize the combat system of patrol and logistics ships for defense and […] More

  • MBDA, UTC Aerospace Systems Partner for Missile Guidance Project; Steve Wadey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MBDA, UTC Aerospace Systems Partner for Missile Guidance Project; Steve Wadey Comments

    MBDA and UTC Aerospace Systems have begun to jointly develop a fresh missile guidance and control program intended to help meet MBDA's performance requirements. The inertial measurement unit development initiative under MBDA's current complex weapons portfolio focuses on a missile system's Value for Money through Modularity and Reuse approach, MBDA said Tuesday. MBDA and UTC […] More

  • Raytheon, Rafael Seek Pentagon Approval for Missile Integration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Rafael Seek Pentagon Approval for Missile Integration

    Raytheon and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have asked the Defense Department to approve a planned integration of a U.S.-Israel funded missile system with the Patriot interceptor in order to meet military requirements, Defense News reported Saturday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes the potential integrated system called Patriot Advanced Affordable Capability-4 intends to incorporate the Stunner missile into Raytheon's […] More

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Demos Guided Missile’s Flight Weight System; Dave Parker Comments

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has test-fired an integrated flight weight system for a guided missile program demonstration intended to prepare the units for a forthcoming critical design review. The GenCorp subsidiary performed the second Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System hot fire test at its Sacramento, Calif.-based headquarters, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday. Dave […] More

  • Lockheed Air Defense Missile Launches from Raytheon System; Richard McDaniel, Sanjay Kapoor Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Air Defense Missile Launches from Raytheon System; Richard McDaniel, Sanjay Kapoor Comment

    Lockheed Martin test-fired an air defense missile by launching it from a Raytheon-made system during an exercise held Thursday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Two Lockheed Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles launched from Raytheon's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System and worked to engage against ballistic targets, Lockheed said Thursday. The company reports the first PAC-3 missile intercepted its […] More

  • Raytheon, Chemring to Demo Centurion Launcher; Rick Nelson, Mark Papworth Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Chemring to Demo Centurion Launcher; Rick Nelson, Mark Papworth Comment

    Raytheon and Chemring Group plan to test-fire missiles from a launcher as both companies seek to build products that work to defend against surface threats. Raytheon's missile systems business unit will launch several combat missiles from Chemring's Centurion that will work to detect, monitor and identify the target, Raytheon said Tuesday. The companies will demonstrate […] More

  • Lockheed Delivers 100th F-35 Aircraft Targeting System; Ken Fuhr Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Delivers 100th F-35 Aircraft Targeting System; Ken Fuhr Comments

    Lockheed Martin has provided the 100th unit of a mechanism designed to improve the aiming and weapons-handling capabilities of the F-35 aircraft fleet. Low-rate production of the electro-optical targeting system in California and Florida is intended to support 3,000 warplanes by 2030, Lockheed Martin said Friday. EOTS was developed to provide pilots with infrared and […] More

  • TheNewNewInternet Marks Steps, Milestones of the F-35 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TheNewNewInternet Marks Steps, Milestones of the F-35

    Lockheed Martin continues to take steps in developing and maturing its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter by flying the jet for test flights and integrating technologies of its supply chain partners. TheNewNewInternet, Executive Mosaic‘s website dedicated to the latest technologies created by GovCon firms, serves as the avenue for readers to mark the program’s milestones and […] More

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    Raytheon, Navy Demo Rolling Airframe Missile; Rick Nelson Comments

    Raytheon Co. and the U.S. Navy have upgraded and tested a missile designed to defend against hostile cruise missiles, airborne threats and surface objects. Four Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 missiles destroyed two targets during developmental tests from the Navy’s Self-Defense Test Ship, Raytheon said Thursday. Raytheon installed dual-mode, passive radio frequency and infrared guidance into […] More

  • Lockheed, MBDA Form Naval Weapons Team - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, MBDA Form Naval Weapons Team

    Lockheed Martin and MBDA have signed a memorandum of understanding to combine their respective vertical launch and naval weapons systems in a bid to explore new market opportunities worldwide. MBDA will initially integrate its Sea Ceptor air defense and anti-ship missiles into Lockheed's MK 41 vertical launch and extensible launching systems, MBDA said Wednesday. The […] More

  • Boeing Opens New Huntsville Office for Alabama Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Opens New Huntsville Office for Alabama Operations

    Boeing Co. has opened a new office-complex in Huntsville, Ala. as the company looks to drive competitiveness in the state. The Boeing-owned facility called the Redstone Gateway complex is intended to support Boeing's development of a NASA space launch system, as well as house its strategic missile and defense systems division, according to a Boeing statement. Around 1,400 employees […] More

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