Category: Notizie Estero

Construction of second B-21 has started

The director of the U.S. Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office has disclosed that the construction of the second B-21 bomber has started. Graphic: USAF Randall Walden added that the first aircraft has yet to reach final assembly but is “really starting to look like a bomber.” Work on both bombers is being carried out at […]

Boeing to develop new seeker for PAC-3

Boeing says it has secured contracts worth $974 million over the past year for the development work of a new seeker for the PAC-3 missile. Photo by Sgt. Amanda Hunt Those contracts cover continue and expand production on current generations of the PAC-3 seeker as well. For more information, hit the Source below Source

DARPA’s OpFires moves to Phase 3b

DARPA is getting Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control to proceed to Phase 3b of its Operational Fires (OpFires) program. Graphic: DARPA Lockheed will fabricate, assemble and flight test the missile under the new phase of the program. OpFires aims to develop a ground-launched intermediate-range hypersonic weapons system. For more information, hit the Source below […]

Boeing gets Lot Six production contract for KC-46A

Boeing has been given a $1.6 billion contract for the Lot Six production of KC-46A aerial refueling tankers. Boeing will produce 12 tankers under this contract, which was announced on Jan. 12. For more information, hit the Source below Source

HELIOS Laser Weapon System delivered to U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has moved one step closer towards integrating the High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) laser weapon system on a Arleigh Burke destroyer by taking delivery of the first system. Graphic: Lockheed Martin A recent demonstration by both parties showed that the laser power achieved was in excess of the […]