The United States Air Force is reportedly considering cancelling orders for as many...
Aerojet to expand solid rocket motors facility in Camden, US
Aerojet Rocketdyne is set to expand its Southern Arkansas facility located near Camden, US, which manufactures solid rocket motors and warheads for national defence.
USAF awards $480m contract for Lockheed’s hypersonic weapon design
The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a new contract worth up to $480m for the design of a second hypersonic weapon prototype.
Ceiling value raised for Harris’ EW systems contract for F-16 fighters
The ceiling value of a contract awarded to technology firm Harris for the supply of electronic warfare (EW) systems for international F-16 fighters has been raised by $400m.
USAF reportedly aborts unarmed Minuteman III ICBM test flight
The US Air Force (USAF) has reportedly aborted the test flight of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) after the weapon demonstrated an 'anomaly' in flight, officials said.
USAF awards MALD decoy missiles production contract to Raytheon
Raytheon has been awarded a $96.1m contract by the US Air Force (USAF) for the production of Miniature Air-Launched Decoys (MALD) missiles.
The air-launched, precision-strike StormBreaker bomb (formerly Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II)) is planned for integration on the F-15E Strike Eagle twin-engine aircraft in 2017. Raytheon Missile Systems is the prime contractor for the joint United States Air Force (USAF) and navy SDB II programme.
B61-12 Nuclear Bomb
B61-12 is the latest variant of the B61 family of air-launched nuclear gravity bombs, which have been operational with the US military since 1968. The new variant is intended to improve nuclear capabilities of the US Air Force and allied nations.
Boeing and USAF review intercontinental ballistic missile design
The US Air Force (USAF) and Boeing have reviewed the latest design options for the country’s newest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).
RAAF’s P-8A Poseidon fires first ATM-84J Harpoon missile
The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon military aircraft has successfully launched its first Harpoon missile.
Norway test fires joint strike missile from F-16 fighter jet
The Norwegian Ministry of Defense has successfully test fired a joint strike missile (JSM) from an F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter aircraft.
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