Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
Lockheed Martin’s team has passed another milestone in a competitive design process with Northrop Grumman for the MDA's Next Generation Interceptor program.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
A Raytheon/Kongsberg team has tested an upgraded Amraam-ER surface-to-air missile featuring a new version of the seeker and booster rocket motor.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Brian Everstine
The Pentagon sent Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine last year without a plan for long-term sustainment, a new watchdog report says.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
Rafael has launched the initial stages of production for the Ice Breaker cruise missile after receiving orders from two governments.
Singapore Airshow

By Brian Everstine, Steve Trimble
The Northrop Grumman LGM-35A Sentinel intercontinental ballistic missile recently completed multiple key tests.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Matthew Fulco
Startups in the counter-uncrewed aircraft systems (C-UAS) segment face a bevy of challenges.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
NATO and European nations are stepping up deliveries of lethal aid to Ukraine amid fears that Russia could take advantage of Ukrainian shortages of ammunition.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Steve Trimble
AVIC has brought a Changhe Z-10ME to the Singapore Airshow this year, marking the attack helicopter’s first trip to a foreign event.
Singapore Airshow

By Steve Trimble
Washington has recently determined how Russia will attempt to field a new ASAT capability that analysts have been secretly tracking for several years.
Space

By Tony Osborne
Greece and Turkey have joined the growing number of NATO alliance and non-alliance nations to sign up to the German-led European Sky Shield Initiative.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
A lighter-weight replacement is coming for the Massive Ordnance Penetrator as the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider moves moves through flight testing.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Guy Norris
The U.S. AFRL has decided to wind down its ambitious air-breathing hypersonic Mayhem development program, citing insufficient operational demand.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Helen Chachaty
France’s defense materiel agency DGA placed orders totaling €20.3 billion ($22 billion) during 2023, the highest level of spending in 15 years.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Steve Trimble
The preliminary findings suggest a second member of Russia’s hypersonic arsenal has been employed against Ukraine, following strikes by the Khinzal missiles.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Brian Everstine
NATO is looking to adopt near-term, cheaper options to protect against one-way attack drones.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
Saudi defense against a Houthi ballistic missile saturation attack has become legendary among military personnel.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
As debate over design and cost continues, a group of military and industry experts eschewed most advanced Collaborative Combat Aircraft.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Piotr Butowski
A gift model offers a sneak peek at Russia’s latest air-to-air weapon.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
The requirements for the Multi-mission Affordable Capacity Effector (MACE) missile call for a small, cheap alternative to an advanced cruise missile.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Kim Minseok
Saudi Arabia will acquire 10 batteries of the KM-SAM Block II medium-range air defense system in a deal worth $3.2 billion, the South Korean Defense Ministry told media.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
The U.S. government has given the green light to a potential sale of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM) to the Netherlands.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Steve Trimble
The only air-launched missile with a hypersonic glide vehicle in the Pentagon’s weapons road map sports a history as up and down as its skip-glide trajectory.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
Saudi officials say a Patriot battery shot down six Houthi ballistic missiles in 48 sec. in an illustration of the rapid advancements the country's armed forces have made.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Sash Tusa
Manufacturers of radars, missiles and system integrators should see a near-decade of exceptional volume and demand.
Budget, Policy & Operations