SM-6 pulls off hat-trick with ASuW capability

An SM-6 missile launches from the deck of DDG USS John Paul Jones. Credit: Raytheon

In January at a Raytheon SM-6 successfully engaged the decommissioned FFG-7 target ship USS Reuben James in a flight test.

Every nation should exercise Freedom of Navigation: USAF General

Flying the White Ensign – the US has been encouraging regional partners to practice freedom of navigation by sea as well as air. Credit: Defence

USAF General Lori Robinson said that every nation should be able to practice Freedom of Navigation both in the air at and at sea around China’s international waters. Premium

Forum discusses issues of “RPAS in Australian skies”

A rendition of Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton for the RAAF. Credit: Defence

The two-day conference ran in Canberra this week, attracting 150 delegates from defence, industry, government and academia. Premium

Submarine Lab prepares for Phase 2 opening

The first stage facility has already been used to evaluate combat system elements proposed by Australian companies. Credit: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s Adelaide submarine combat system laboratory, will commission its secure phase two facility at the same site on 4 July. Premium

Reaper spreads its wings

An MQ-9 Reaper equipped with an extended range fuel pod sits on the ramp at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The ER modification allows for 20 to 40 per cent additional flight time dependent on the aircraft's load out. Credit: USAF by Tech. SGT Robert Cloys

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has announced the successful first flight of the MQ-9 Reaper Extended Range (ER) Long Wing. Premium

David’s Sling delivered to the Israeli Air Force

David's Sling is considered the world's most revolutionary innovation in the family of interceptor systems. Credit: State of Israel Public Affairs Bureau

After a series of concluding trials of the David's Sling aerial defence system, major components have been delivered to the Israeli Air Force. Premium

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