Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Apr 30, 2021
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
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?
May 12, 2021
A Lockheed Martin Precision Strike Missile (PRSM) has completed a 400-km flight demonstration, the longest yet by the ground-launched tactical…
May 12, 2021
Eight Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35Is joined a strike package of 80 Israeli fighters in strikes on hundreds of sites in Gaza on May 11.
May 11, 2021
A crew at the 53rd Wing on Eglin AFB, Florida, loaded five of the 2,150-lb. cruise missiles on an F-15E, with a JASSM on each wing and aft conformal fuel tank station, as well as another on the belly hard point.
May 07, 2021
The Northrop Grumman Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile - Extended Range is on track to stage the first live fire test from a Boeing F/A-18E/F this spring.
May 05, 2021
The cause of the ground abort minutes or hours before the planned launch on May 5 remains under investigation.
May 03, 2021
The U.S. Navy has received approval for its next-generation air combat training system to enter limited production.
May 03, 2021
The U.S. Navy has opened the market research phase for a highly advanced anti-ship cruise missile. 
Apr 29, 2021
Northrop Grumman hit a proverbial home run with its first-quarter 2021, reporting outsized revenue and earnings, as well as providing a slightly higher forecast for the whole year.