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Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives
ATK Receives Additional $197 Million in Military Small-Caliber Ammunition Orders
Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 12 October, 2008
Alliant Techsystems has received an additional $197 million in small-caliber ammunition orders from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill.
 
General Dynamics - Hydra-70 rockets and warheads contract
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 10 October, 2008
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products two new orders to produce Hydra-70 rockets and warheads.
 
General Dynamics - Contract for 20mm ammunition
Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 10 October, 2008
The U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill., has awarded General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems a $33 million contract with up to four option years for the production of a variety of 20mm PGU ammunition.
 
General Dynamics Awarded $34 Million Contract from U.S. Army for Small-Caliber Ammunition
Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 08 October, 2008
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $33.6 million contract by the U.S. Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, Ill. for production of small-caliber ammunition.
 
ATK and Elbit Systems Conduct Successful Flight Test of GATR
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 07 October, 2008
Alliant Techsystems and Elbit Systems have successfully conducted flight tests of the Guided Advanced Tactical Rocket
 
Lockheed Martin Wins Contract with U.S. Army Modernization of Launcher Family
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 07 October, 2008
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $30 million contract to lead the U.S. Army's modernization of the M299(TM) launcher family. The modernization program calls for a multi-platform missile launcher to carry and launch the family of HELLFIRE II missiles from current and future Army rotary-wing and unmanned aerial system (UAS) platforms.
 
ATK - Excalibur Precision Engagement Projectile
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 06 October, 2008
ATK Awarded $10.4 Million Phase 1 Contract to Design and Demonstrate the M982E1 Excalibur Precision Engagement Projectile
 
Hypersonic Missile Test Contract for Boeing
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 03 October, 2008
Boeing as been awarded an $18.3 million follow-on contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to conduct a third powered flight of the HyFly hypersonic missile. HyFly is powered by a Dual Combustion Ramjet (DCR) engine.
 
ATK and FNMI Team to Win $53.4 Million Mk19 Grenade Machine Gun Contract
Bombs, Grenades and Mines : 01 October, 2008
Mk19 Expands ATK's Portfolio of Medium-Caliber Gun Systems to the Crew-Served Market
 
Northrop Grumman - Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System
Automated Weaponry, Detection Equipment : 30 September, 2008
The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract for Phase 1 of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) program.
 
Boeing - Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) kinetic warhead kit
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 30 September, 2008
Boeing last month delivered on schedule the first production Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) kinetic warhead kit built in Huntsville, Ala.
 
ISD?s VAMP Gun Sight Cameras Qualified to Def Stan
Launch Control, Laser and Sighting Equipment : 26 September, 2008
Video Aiming Module Package Reaches Def Stan 00-35 and 59-41
 
Northrop Grumman - Kinetic Energy Interceptor (KEI) team
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 26 September, 2008
The Northrop Grumman Corporation-led Kinetic Energy Interceptor (KEI) team successfully completed the third of five planned static fire tests of the second stage motor on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008. Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's KEI program.
 
SAIC Awarded $11 Million Task Order from the Joint IED Defeat Organization
Explosive Ordnance Disposal : 23 September, 2008
Company to Provide Project Management and Application Development for Enterprise Management System
 
Lockheed Martin - Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM)
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 23 September, 2008
A Lockheed Martin Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) successfully completed a Product Upgrade Verification (PUV) flight test on September 18 at White Sands Missile Range, NM. The missile successfully navigated through a preplanned route and struck its intended target.
 
Lockheed Martin - Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 22 September, 2008
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $122 million technology development contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system.
 
Boeing Laser JDAM Demonstrated on B-52H for 1st Time
Launch Control, Laser and Sighting Equipment : 16 September, 2008
Boeing Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition (LJDAM) has been loaded, carried and delivered from a B-52H.
 
ATK Receives Additional $104.3 Million in Military Small-Caliber Ammunition Orders
Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 10 September, 2008
ATK on Track to Deliver 1.4 Billion Military Small-Caliber Rounds in FY09
 
Boeing, Airborne Laser Team Begin Firing High-Energy Laser on ABL Aircraft
Launch Control, Laser and Sighting Equipment : 09 September, 2008
Boeing, industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency on Sept. 7 achieved a major milestone in the development of the Airborne Laser (ABL) missile defense program by firing a high-energy chemical laser onboard the ABL aircraft for the first time during ground testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
 
LOCKHEED MARTIN COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF ACULIGHT CORPORATION
Automated Weaponry, Detection Equipment : 03 September, 2008
Lockheed Martin Corporation has completed its acquisition of Aculight Corporation.Based in Bothell, Wash., Aculight is focused on providing laser-based solutions for national defense and aerospace customers.
 
Lockheed Martin - Hellfire missile production contract
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 01 September, 2008
Lockheed Martin, under HELLFIRE Services Limited Liability Company (HSLLC), will produce additional combat-proven HELLFIRE II precision-strike, laser-guided air-to-ground missiles forU.S. and international armed forces under a $357 million contract with the U.S. Army. Delivery of missiles produced under this contract will begin in 2010.
 
Lockheed Martin - Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Unitary rockets order
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 27 August, 2008
Lockheed Martin has received a $61 million follow-on contract for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Unitary rockets. To date, more than 850 GMLRS rockets have been fired in the Global War on Terror.
 
Northrop Grumman to Design Beam Control System for U.S. Army Mobile Laser
Launch Control, Laser and Sighting Equipment : 25 August, 2008
Northrop Grumman Corporation has performed all preliminary design review requirements for a rugged beam control subsystem for the U.S. Army's High Energy Laser Technology Demonstrator (HEL TD).
 
Boeing Awarded Contract to Continue Developing Mobile Laser Weapon
Launch Control, Laser and Sighting Equipment : 25 August, 2008
Boeing has been awarded a U.S. Army contract valued at approximately $36 million to continue developing a truck-mounted, high-energy laser weapon system that will destroy rockets, artillery shells and mortar rounds.
 
Lockheed Martin - Contract for Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS)
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 22 August, 2008
Lockheed Martin has received an $80 million contract from the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command for additional Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Unitary missiles, a move that will bolster the nation's long-range tactical missile reserve.
 
UK MoD - Future supply of small arms and medium calibre ammunition
Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 22 August, 2008
A new £2 billion 15-year partnering agreement between the MOD and BAE Systems Land Systems Munitions guaranteeing the future supply of the Armed Forces' small arms and medium calibre ammunition was signed today.
 
ATK - AARGM Missile Firings
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 19 August, 2008
ATK Completes Second Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Firing (AARGM) in Eight Day Period
 
Roke and Peak Resources have signed licencing deal in counter Mine Technology Programme
Explosive Ordnance Disposal : 15 August, 2008
Roke Manor Research has just signed a development agreement and licensing deal with a U.S. company – Peak Resources . Operating in Canada - Peak Resources - will licence Roke’s cutting edge patents – ′cold sky’ and ′Fig8’ to develop mine detection systems.
 
Successfully Testing of Weapons System
Launch Control, Laser and Sighting Equipment : 15 August, 2008
Boeing has successfully completed the first ground test of the entire weapon system integrated aboard the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) aircraft.
 
12 Successful Missile Missions for Lockheed Martin
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 13 August, 2008
Lockheed Martin has announced that as of June 25 its team has launched a total of 12 target missiles, all successfully, since 2005 for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency under the Targets and Countermeasures Prime Contract.
 
Elbit Systems and ATK to Develop Laser Guided Advanced Tactical Rocket System
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 11 August, 2008
Elbit and ATK to develop a Guided Advanced Tactical Rocket - Laser.
 
Compct Module for use in Mobile Jamming Systems
Targets, Decoys and Jamming : 11 August, 2008
Link Microtek, has announced the availability of a new solid-state high-power amplifier module that has been designed for use in military mobile jamming systems to counter the threat of IEDs.
 
Precision Guidance Capabilities for 105mm Artillery
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 11 August, 2008
Alliant Techsystems has announced the successful demonstration of it's 105mm Artillery using its existing 155mm Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) with minimal modification
 
Lockheed Martin - U.S Air Force's Future Flexible Acquisition & Sustainment Tool (F2AST)
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 10 August, 2008
One of 12 Companies Selected to Compete for Tasks
 
Alliant Techsystems and BAE Systems Team for JATAS Program
Automated Weaponry, Detection Equipment : 10 August, 2008
Alliant Techsystems and BAE Systems have teamed to compete for the upcoming U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Joint Allied Threat Awareness System (JATAS) program. JATAS is the next-generation missile warning system that will provide protection for rotary-wing aircraft from infrared guided missiles.
 
Boeing Awarded $153 Million U.S. Navy Contract for Countermine System
Automated Weaponry, Detection Equipment : 09 August, 2008
Boeing has been awarded a $153 million U.S. Navy contract to design and develop the Countermine System (CMS) for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla. The CMS, part of the Navy's effort to field a comprehensive Assault Breaching System, will help minimize mine-related combat losses during amphibious landings.
 
ATK Conducts Successful Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) Flight Test
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 07 August, 2008
Operational Assessment (OA) Missile Firing Puts AARGM One Step Closer to Milestone C Decision and Low Rate Production Later this Year
 
ATK - Contract for Tank Ammunition
Ammunition, detonators, Primers : 05 August, 2008
ATK Receives $7.6 Million Initial Order From U.S. Army for Tank Ammunition With Options, Production Value Could Exceed $30 Million. The M1028 Canister Cartridge Completes ATK's Proven Tank Ammunition Portfolio for the Abrams Main Battle Tank
 
ATK Partnership with Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 17 July, 2008
ATK, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Announce Teaming Agreement to Jointly Pursue Future Multi-Role Weapon Programs
 
UK MoD - Seawolf missile support system reviewed
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 16 July, 2008
Support for the Seawolf air defence missile system, which equips Royal Navy Type 22 and Type 23 frigates, is to be radically revamped under contracts worth around £300M.
 
ATK upgrades to AIM-9P
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 15 July, 2008
ATK and RUAG Aerospace Sign Teaming Agreement to Provide Upgrades for AIM-9P Sidewinder Missiles
 
General Dynamics - Phalanx contract from Raytheon
Guns, Rifles, Manual Launch Equipment : 15 July, 2008
Raytheon Missile Systems of Louisville, Ky., has awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a $22 million contract to produce gun systems for the Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon System and the Centurion Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System.
 
Lockheed Martin - New Missile Support Center
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 10 July, 2008
The Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Arizona Support Center (ASC) celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Arrowhead and Legacy TADS/PNVS support facility in Gilbert, AZ.
 
QinetiQ deploys the 2,000th TALON military robot
Explosive Ordnance Disposal : 09 July, 2008
TALON production by QinetiQ North America supports detection and neutralisation of deadly IEDs and saves lives
 
SAIC - Advanced Modular Gun Demonstrator
Guns, Rifles, Manual Launch Equipment : 09 July, 2008
Science Applications International Corporation has successfully tested the Advanced Modular Gun Demonstrator (AMGD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centers' Wallops Flight Facility, located in Wallops Island, Va.
 
MineWolf systems for Chile
Explosive Ordnance Disposal : 08 July, 2008
Chilean Army Procures MineWolf Large-scale Mine Clearance Systems to Clear Minefields along its Borders
 
GMLRS ROCKET INCREASES STANDOFF RANGE IN RECENT TEST
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 06 July, 2008
The U.S. Army recently established a new distance record for the Lockheed Martin Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rocket, destroying a target 85 kilometers from the launch site during a flawless system demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, NM. The previous maximum range for GMLRS was 70 kilometers.
 
ATK Receives $250 Million U.S. Air Force Sounding Rocket Contract
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 06 July, 2008
ATK Provides a Line-up of Solid Rocket Launch Vehicles
 
Lockheed Martin - Joint Air-To-Surface Standoff Missile Production
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 01 July, 2008
Lockheed Martin has received a U.S. Air Force contract valued at $107 million for a seventh production lot of the JASSM(TM) cruise missile. The contract award will bring total contracted quantities of the cruise missile to 1,053.
 
BAE Systems - THAAD system seeker detects warhead
Rockets, Guided Missiles, Torpedoes and Components : 01 July, 2008
A BAE Systems seeker detected an incoming ballistic missile enabling the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system to intercept its target during testing at the Pacific Missile Range Facility.
 
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