The Statement Department on Monday said it has approved a potential $55.3 million foreign military sale (FMS) of the Raytheon Technologies [RTX]-bult Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2 tactical missiles to Japan. Japan is seeking up to 51 RAM Block 2 missiles and related equipment. The RAM is a ...

NATO’s latest command, Joint Force Command Norfolk (JFCNF), reached its initial operational capability (IOC) in a ceremony on Sept. 17. Reaching IOC means the commander of JFCNF determined it is ready to begin initial tasking from NATO’s operational headquarters in Europe. JFCNF is ...

Last month, the Navy awarded the U.K.’s BAE Systems a contract worth up to $189 million for full rate production, maintenance and technical services for underwater Archerfish Destructor mine neutralizers. Under this award from Aug. 21, BAE will produce the devices as well as cover maintenance, ...