US Navy commission new destroyer USS Rafael Peralta

The US Navy has commissioned its newest guided-missile destroyer, the USS Rafael Peralta. The USS Rafael Peralta honours US Marine Corps Sgt. Rafael Peralta, who was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for actions during combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Peralta is credited with saving the lives of fellow Marines during the second battle of Fallujah in 2004. Gen. Robert Neller, delivered...

US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $413m for JASSM-ER production

Lockheed Martin has received a $413.8 million contract from the US Air Force for Lot 15 production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range (JASSM-ER) version.

F-22 Raptors take out aerial targets in missile tests

The F-22 has completed operational tests of air-to-air missiles against an aerial target at the Utah Test and Training Range as part of a major capability upgrade.

VH-92A US Presidential helicopter achieves first flight

Lockheed Martin has announced the first flight of a VH-92A configured test aircraft in support of the US Marine Corps VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program.

Lockheed Martin Receives $471m US Army contract for MLRS rocket production

Lockheed Martin has received a $471 million contract from the US Army for Lot 12 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets.

Lockheed Martin demonstrate Long Range Anti-Ship Missile canister launch

Lockheed Martin have successfully conducted the first-ever launch of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surface-launch variant from a topside canister. 

THAAD intercepts ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean in test firing

The US Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful missile defence test using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.

WATCH: C-17 air launches a ballistic missile

A medium-range ballistic missile was air launched by a US Air Force C-17 over the Pacific Ocean in order to test the THAAD weapon system.

New supercarrier USS Gerald R. Ford completes first arrested landing and launch

The US Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford launched and recovered her first fixed-wing aircraft off the coast of Virginia.

US Navy and Air Force award Lockheed Martin contract for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile production

Lockheed Martin has received an $86.5 million contract from the US Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production. 

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