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USAF to Blow $1 Billion on Raytheon Scramjet-Powered Hypersonic Missiles
USAF to Blow $1 Billion on Raytheon Scramjet-Powered Hypersonic Missiles

23 Sep 2022, 13:02 UTC / The U.S. Air Force (USAF) awarded this week a contract worth almost one billion dollars to Raytheon for the development of Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missiles

 
China Working on Boron-Powered Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile, Doubles as a Torpedo
China Working on Boron-Powered Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile, Doubles as a Torpedo

15 Sep 2022, 06:13 UTC / Chinese scientists are working on a supersonic anti-ship missile powered by boron and capable of operating under water just as well

 
Saab Gripen E Test Fires Large No Escape Zone Ramjet Meteor Missile, F-35 Lightning Next
Saab Gripen E Test Fires Large No Escape Zone Ramjet Meteor Missile, F-35 Lightning Next

31 Aug 2022, 05:12 UTC / Swedish defense contractor Saab announced the first successful test firing of the Meteor BVRAAM from a Gripen E fighter jet.

 
USS Zumwalt Fires Missiles at Live Targets for the First Time
USS Zumwalt Fires Missiles at Live Targets for the First Time

28 Apr 2022, 07:33 UTC / The USS Zumwalt conducted its first in-class, live-fire missile exercise in mid-April, destroyer getting ready to enter service by the end of the year

 
Russian Warship Moskva Sinks After Being Hit by 2 Cruise Missiles
Russian Warship Moskva Sinks After Being Hit by 2 Cruise Missiles

15 Apr 2022, 05:47 UTC / Russia’s defense ministry confirms that the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet has sunk as it was being towed to port, but acknowledges no attack

 
The First-Ever Hypersonic Missile Interceptor to Be Developed for the U.S. Navy
The First-Ever Hypersonic Missile Interceptor to Be Developed for the U.S. Navy

22 Nov 2021, 10:40 UTC / Raytheon is developing, on behalf of the Missile Defense Agency, the first defense system specifically designed to engage hypersonic threats

 
Northrop Grumman Inches Closer To Test Hypersonic Weapon Tracking Satellite
Northrop Grumman Inches Closer To Test Hypersonic Weapon Tracking Satellite

11 Nov 2021, 14:50 UTC / Northrop Grumman has completed a critical design review of the U.S. Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor, getting closer to demo its capabilities

 
Three Rockets Launched in Just One Day, for U.S. Army’s Hypersonic Weapons Program
Three Rockets Launched in Just One Day, for U.S. Army’s Hypersonic Weapons Program

8 Nov 2021, 06:14 UTC / Hypersonic weapons experiments are carried out "at the speed of light," meaning as fast and effectively as possible, with the help of sounding rockets

 
Israel Unveiled Sky Dew, the Giant Balloon That Detects Missiles Faster Than Anything
Israel Unveiled Sky Dew, the Giant Balloon That Detects Missiles Faster Than Anything

4 Nov 2021, 06:09 UTC / Israel is taking aerial surveillance to the next level, with a massive aerostat that will boost the anti-missile and anti-drone defense system.

 
Spotlight USA: National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Is an Aviation Geek’s Dream Come True
Spotlight USA: National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Is an Aviation Geek’s Dream Come True

30 Oct 2021, 21:34 UTC / The National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayton, Ohio, holds over 350 unique aircraft. Making the facility the largest and oldest in the World

 
In a First, Wildcat Helicopter Fires Lightweight Missiles at "Big Red Tomato" Target
In a First, Wildcat Helicopter Fires Lightweight Missiles at "Big Red Tomato" Target

23 Oct 2021, 04:40 UTC / A Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter has fired its first operational Martlet missile during an operation in the Pacific region with the UK Carrier Strike Group

 
Iron Dome, the U.S. Army Missile and Rocket Destroyer, Proves Its Power in Live Fire Test
Iron Dome, the U.S. Army Missile and Rocket Destroyer, Proves Its Power in Live Fire Test

20 Oct 2021, 09:15 UTC / Watch the U.S. Army soldiers conduct the first live fire test of its new missile defense system, the Iron Dome, in New Mexico

 
U.S. Army Receives Ground Equipment for Its Dark Eagle Hypersonic Weapon System
U.S. Army Receives Ground Equipment for Its Dark Eagle Hypersonic Weapon System

10 Oct 2021, 03:36 UTC / The U.S. Army has recently taken delivery of its prototype hardware for its new hypersonic weapon system, known as the "Dark Eagle"

 
New Weapon for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and F-35 Cleared for Production
New Weapon for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, EA-18G Growler and F-35 Cleared for Production

1 Oct 2021, 10:00 UTC / U.S. Navy gives Northrop Grumman the green light for the low rate initial production of the upgraded AARGM-ER radiation missile

 
Russian Fleet Put to the Test in the Arctic, With Spectacular Missile Launches
Russian Fleet Put to the Test in the Arctic, With Spectacular Missile Launches

17 Sep 2021, 12:43 UTC / Russian missile cruisers, destroyers and coastal missile systems conducted joined operations against mock enemies, in the Arctic region

 
U.S. Navy Completes Ground Test of Second Stage Motor for Hypersonic Weapon
U.S. Navy Completes Ground Test of Second Stage Motor for Hypersonic Weapon

27 Aug 2021, 00:44 UTC / On August 25th, the U.S. Navy has successsfully tested the Second Stage Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) in Promontory, Utah for a hypersonic weapon.

 
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire

17 Aug 2021, 08:44 UTC / The nuclear deterrent of the U.S. is now smarter and more reliable, with the W88 nuclear warhead receiving major updates, after 10 years of development.

 
Marine Corps HIMARS Firing Rockets Is How Deadly War Machines Look Like
Marine Corps HIMARS Firing Rockets Is How Deadly War Machines Look Like

15 Aug 2021, 07:22 UTC / Video shows a number of High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) in action during an exercise, fire power is impressive

 
U.S. Launches Minuteman III ICBM, Detonates Non-Nuclear Warhead
U.S. Launches Minuteman III ICBM, Detonates Non-Nuclear Warhead

12 Aug 2021, 07:54 UTC / The Air Force Global Strike Command launched on August 11 a Boing Minuteman ICBM equipped with a non-nuclear warhead, detonates over water

 
Fighter Jet Uses Infrared Search-and-Track, Destroys Target With AIM-120 Missile
Fighter Jet Uses Infrared Search-and-Track, Destroys Target With AIM-120 Missile

11 Aug 2021, 08:58 UTC / On August 5th, the U.S. Air Force successfully shot a QF-16 aerial target with the first-ever live fire of an AIM-120 missile from an F-15C Eagle.