Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Feb 26, 2021
Digital manufacturing trend yields new experimental, air-launched UAS at Lockheed’s rapid prototyping house.
Feb 18, 2021
SOCOM plans Armed Overwatch buy; GBSD moves past initial review; GE engine to power Italian helo and Denmark bolsters Arctic defenses.
Feb 17, 2021
Developed for the fighter community, Leonardo’s BriteCloud expendable decoy may now find a niche in protecting UAS.
Feb 15, 2021
Vympel is funding research into a continuation of a short-range missile project shelved decades ago.
Feb 11, 2021
Although pockmarked with failures, cruise missile development is accelerating across the world.
Mar 05, 2021
The status of the short-lived Screaming Arrow program changed with no official explanation, but a source familiar with the issue told Aviation Week the cancellation may be temporary. 
Mar 05, 2021
India has carried out a successful launch and flight test of a solid-fuel ducted ramjet missile demonstrator, technology the country’s defense ministry hopes can be integrated onto long-range air-to-air missiles.
Mar 05, 2021
The French Air Force has declared the MBDA Meteor beyond-visual range air-to-air missile operational on the Dassault Rafale.
Mar 05, 2021
A second airbreathing, hypersonic cruise missile program may give the U.S. Navy multiple options for a carrier-compliant, F/A-18E/F-compatible weapon.
Mar 05, 2021
The ER GMLRS is designed to more than double the 70 km.-range of the baseline GMLRS, but the first flight met test objectives with an 80 km. flight.
Mar 03, 2021
A memorandum of understanding announced jointly by Israel Aerospace Industries and Korea Aerospace Industries on March 3 expands on cooperation between the two companies. 
Mar 02, 2021
U.S. Army aviation leadership intends to go before the Army Requirements Oversight Council in the “coming weeks” to approve the requirements for the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System that is envisioned to replace the Textron RQ-7B.
Mar 02, 2021
Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon’s largest contractor by annual sales, will close its Middle River factory near Baltimore, affecting 465 employees and shuttering a facility whose roots date to 1929.