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Egypt Defence Expo 2018

Egypt Defence Expo 2018

Cairo, Egypt3 – 5, Decemper, 2018 Held under the patronage of His Excellency, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of The Arab Republic of Egypt, The Supreme Commander of The…

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Russian Bagulnik air defense system successfully passes its tests

Russian Bagulnik air defense system successfully passes its tests

The government tests of the promising Russian anti-air “Bagulnik” system have been successful. A spokesman for the company “Rustic” The branch of “micro systems” in the company is the one…

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11th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2018

11th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2018

Moscow, Russia24 – 26, May, 2018 HeliRussia, an annual expo, is the main Russian event in the helicopter industry. In Moscow, it takes place in the pavilion 3 in the…

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Defence Satellites 2018

Defence Satellites 2018

Paris, France5th - 7th June 2018 The Satellite industry is developing at a rapid pace currently due to the greater need for connectivity, imagery, surveillance and bandwidth across the globe.…

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The Navy successfully completed its first Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) flight test on the AH-1Z helicopter Dec.5 at Patuxent River.During the flight, aircrew aboard the AH-1Z navigated the missile through various operational modes and exercised its active seeker to search and/or acquire

targets, demonstrating its compatibility with the aircraft.

"Initial results from the flight indicate the missile performed as planned,” said Liam Cosgrove, JAGM flight test lead. “We will continue to conduct a series of tests to prepare for live fire testing of the JAGM off the AH-1Z scheduled for early this year.”

JAGM, a joint program with the Army, is a precision-guided munition for use against high value stationary, moving, and relocatable land and maritime targets. It utilizes a multi-mode seeker to provide targeting day or night in adverse weather, battlefield obscured conditions and against a variety of countermeasures.

“This missile will provide increased lethality and better targeting capabilities, beyond the Hellfire’s laser point designating capability that the AH-1Z currently has in theater today,” said Capt. Mitch Commerford, Direct and Time Sensitive Strike (PMA-242) program manager.

JAGM is managed by the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. It will initially be employed on the  AH-64 Apache and Marine Corps’ AH-1Z helicopters and is compatible with any aircraft that can carry Hellfire missiles. The Army will will complete a 48 shot test matrix by May 2018 on AH-64 Apache .

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