• France requests additional AGM-114K1A Hellfire IIs

    Key Points Amendment to earlier package for an additional 88 AGM-114K1A Hellfire IIs Missiles will be drawn from existing US Army stocks France has requested an amendment to a previously approved AGM-114KA /AGM-114N1A Hellfire II missile acquisition package under the United States Foreign

  • Indian MoD lists items for sourcing via private sector

    Key Points The Indian MoD has shortlisted 23 platforms and weapon systems for indigenous manufacturing Smoothbore guns, diesel engines, and air-to-ground rockets are among the items India's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has shortlisted 23 platforms and assorted weapon systems for all three services

  • Australia cleared to acquire AIM-120D

    Australia is set to become the first non-US operator of the latest Raytheon AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) variant following United States State Department approval of a potential USD1.22 billion AIM-120D AMRAAM Foreign Military Sales package submission from Canberra. The

  • US approves possible sale of AMRAAM to Australia

    The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Australia of up to 450 AIM-120D advanced medium range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) as well as associated support equipment and training at an estimated cost of USD1.22 billion, the US Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) disclosed on 25

  • Lockheed Martin to build 100 more JASSM-ERs

    Lockheed Martin has received a USD116.8 million contract to build 100 additional AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range (JASSM-ER) stealthy cruise missiles for the US Air Force (USAF), the company announced on 21 April. The USAF exercised an option under the 14th production

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  • Lockheed Martin explores EMATT upgrades

    Key Points The EMATT is designed to simulate the movements and sounds of diesel submarines Lockheed Martin exploring other naval uses for EMATT The US Navy (USN) has awarded Lockheed Martin a five-year contract worth USD50 million to deliver up to 3,500 Mk 39 Expendable Mobile Anti-submarine