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Lockheed gets $10 million U.S. Navy F-35 contract modification
Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $10 million U.S. Navy contract modification for work on F-35 Lightning II electronic components.
6 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Fighter aircraft United Press International BAE Systems
Australian Navy getting anti-ship missile test capability
Richard TomkinsEDINBURGH PARKS, Australia, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Royal Australian Navy is receiving a new anti-ship missile test capability.
6 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service William Randolph Hearst News World Communications BAE Systems Chief executive officer Royal Australian Navy Australia
MEADS International, Poland's PGZ partner for missile deal
Richard TomkinsKIELCE, Poland, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- MEADS International and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa partner in bid for Polish missile defense contract.
13 points by UPI | Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft World War II Missile defense United Press International BAE Systems MIM-104 Patriot United States
US Navy test fires futuristic railgun (VIDEO)
The US Navy has revealed a video of the first commissioning tests of a railgun, a futuristic weapon that many people hope could shift the balance of power in naval warfare away from aircraft carriers and back to surface warships. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Projectile Railgun Coilgun Zumwalt class destroyer Gun Ammunition Advanced Gun System BAE Systems
Defense Department, Lockheed Martin reach deal on F-35 fighter jets
Lockheed Martin has reached agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense for the next 90 F-35 fighter jets in a move that the defense contractor says lowers the price for the jet, which is in use at Nellis Air Force Base.
20 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | F-35 Lightning II F-22 Raptor Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon Stealth aircraft BAE Systems Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
US authorizes F-15 fighter jet deal with Qatar, worth over $21bln
A $21.1 billion sale of 72 F-15 tactical fighter jets to Qatar has been approved by the US State Department, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency. Read Full Article at RT.com
2585 points by Russia Today | Lockheed Martin Defense contractor BAE Systems Aerospace Defense companies of the United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency EADS Boeing
Chilean defense ministry signs agreement with Airbus
Ryan MaassSANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The Chilean Ministry of National Defense forged a new business development partnership with Airbus after officials signed a new agreement.
5 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Boeing BAE Systems Lockheed Martin
Showboating: Royal Navy test-drives new ‘Batman’ drone boat on Thames
Military officials tested out their new prototype high-speed drone boat on the River Thames in central London on Monday afternoon in a PR stunt ahead of a major exercise. Read Full Article at RT.com
404 points by Russia Today | BAE Systems Navy F-35 Lightning II Royal Navy Campaign Against Arms Trade Arms industry Human rights Amnesty International