Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Apr 15, 2021
Hunt for hypersonic interceptor; Smith wants May 10 budget request; Air Force’s SIAW shift, and Austin scraps European drawdown.
Apr 15, 2021
An intense private feud erupted publicly over Air Force objections to Army plans to encroach on long-range strike mission.
Apr 09, 2021
A newly validated interceptor fills a void between the Barak 8 and Arrow 2 in Israel’s air-and-missile defense portfolio.
Apr 09, 2021
After losing Australia to Boeing’s Apache, could a refreshed Airbus Tiger make inroads in the attack helicopter market?
Apr 08, 2021
ARRW booster fails test flight; KAI submits transport aircraft plan; France’s latest A-400M and Valkyrie drops Altius-600UAS.
Apr 15, 2021
The U.S. Army is scheduled to conduct the fourth Precision Strike Missile test in mid-May at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
Apr 15, 2021
All three C-UAS demonstrated at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, may be considered for a Low Collateral Effects Interceptors (LCEI) program, which the US Air Force will launch later this year. 
Apr 14, 2021
Turkey’s indigenous within-visual-range air-to-air missile, Bozdogan/Merlin has scored its first aerial kill in flight trials.
Apr 14, 2021
Israel Aerospace Industries and Thales team to offer IAI’s Gabriel V anti-ship missile to meet a UK need for an interim anti-ship weapon.
Apr 13, 2021
A Broad Area Announcement (BAA) entitled “Enhanced Hypersonic Defense,” which the MDA released on April 12, requests companies to submit white papers by May 12 for the Glide Phase Interceptor (GPI) program. 
Apr 13, 2021
The move announced in a March 17 acquisition notice scratches the original plan to award the contract without a competition to Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. 
Apr 11, 2021
A top U.S. Marine Corps general said he hadn't seen sharp criticisms of land-based missiles in the Pacific by a U.S. Air Force counterpart, but explained the rationale for the concept.
Apr 08, 2021
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force have checked a key box on the list of post-contract award activities for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program, the company said on April 7.