The Hong Qi 9 or HQ-9 is a Chinese air defense missile system. It is broadly equivalent to the Russian S-300. Mozhaisky Military Space Academy in the Russian port city of St. Petersburg has designed the system and Almaz-Antei manufacturers the S-300 & the S-400.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke about the DoD budget at an Economic Club of Washington breakfast event at 8:30 a.m. on February 2, 2016. He stated that the fiscal year 2017 budget will request $582.7 billion in funding for the Pentagon, including $71.4 billion for research and
Cluster munitions are containers that explode in the air to distribute smaller bombs over a large area. They cover a “.6-mile radius to attack enemy troop formations and armor.” EU countries that manufactured cluster bombs were Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
The growth promised by the $9.1 billion acquisition of Sikorsky from United Technology comes with many migraines for the CEO of Lockheed Martin.Marilyn Hewson. Before Hewson agreed to buy Sikorsky, United Technology announced cutting the Sikorsky global workforce by
Lockheed Martin operates as a global security and aerospace company. In 2016, Lockheed Martin is in the eye of a negative press tornado that is swirling over reports of poor F-35 Joint Strike Fighter performance and the USAF with U.S. NATO partners cutting their purchase orders.
Slumping oil prices and the rising dollar In the Middle East has lowered the demand for troop armored platforms. Companies like Oshkosh and L-3 Communications will radically see their sales noise-dive as the demand for aircraft, air defense, and stockpiling ammunition (as Gadhafi did) will accelerate.
People’s Liberation Army’s Hacking of America’s Cyberspace will continue into 2020. Without much doubt, according to Richard Clarke, the Chinese stole the plans for the F-35 fighter plane by hacking into the Lockheed-Martin database in Silicon Valley. Software bombs could have been placed into the software of the F-22 Raptor and the Boeing 787.
General Mark A. Welsh III tiptoed over the reduction in US Air Force manning as non-military backgrounder Deborah Lee James was appointed Secretary of the Air Force on December 20, 2013. With the General set to retire in June 2017, it is clear that
The population of this tiny glacier country is only 5.46 million. According to the Global Health Facts, “the population is aging with the birth rate at 10.42 births per 1,000 populations per year, or a fertility rate of 1.8. With a median age of 42.7 years, Finland is one of countries with
ViaSat Inc. is a global broadband service and technology company, and the British firm Cobham, will work together to create new and innovative product and service offerings to the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) market. The first satellite terminal product speculated to