The Swiss government has issued the request for tender for a new long-range surface-to-air defense system through its defense procurement agency, Armasuisse, for the countrys Air 2030 program. Under its Air2030, Switzerland is aiming to procure new combat aircraft and ground-based defences in a programme valued at CHF8 billion ($8
The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces new Aegis-equipped destroyer Maya will be equipped with the US-supplied Standard Missile-6 system to shoot down cruise missiles, according to informed sources, Jiji Press reported. The Maya destroyer plans to carry out an interception test in the United States in 2022, the sources said
Israeli firm Rafael will unveil a fifth-generation version of its Spike anti-tank missile, the Spike-ER II at the MSPO international defense exhibition in Kielce, Poland later this week. A company announcement said that the Spike-ER II is a tactical electro-optical precision multi-purpose missile that can be launched from all the existing Spike missile launchers
The Philippine Navy successfully test-fired its first ever ship-borne missile from its Multi-Purpose Attack Craft (MPAC) Mk III near Lamao Point in Bataan on Thursday. The Navy gunboat blasted an Israeli-made Spike ER (Extended Range) missile, which “accurately hit the designated target at approximately 6 kilometers away from the firing platform,” a statement released on August 9, by the Naval Public Affairs Office, said
North Korea has begun dismantling its missile engine testing site that include rail-mounted processing building, rocket engine test stand used to build liquid-fuel engines for ballistic missiles and space launch vehicles. The dismantling is in line with a promise made by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during the Singapore summit with the United States President Donald Trump, 38 North was quoted as reporting by Yonhap Tuesday
The Israeli Air Force has fired ‘David Sling the medium range interceptor missile for the first time in an operational situation. The air force fired two Stunner missiles, that are part of the Davids Sling defense system against medium and long-range missiles
The Philippine Navy will test its newly acquired Israeli missile systems this July, the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Monday. The Spike-ER surface-to-surface missile systems from Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will be tested on July 17 and 18 and from July 24 to 26 within Corregidor Island, Defense Spokesman Arsenio Andolong said
Lockheed Martin and Rafael have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to evaluate potential markets and customer requirements for Rafael's Smart, Precise Impact and Cost-Effective (SPICE) missile guidance kits. "SPICE is an air-to-surface weapon system offering US and international air forces operating Lockheed Martin's platforms, as well as strategic bomber aircraft, an important complement to their existing operational capabilities," Yuval Miller, Executive Vice President, Head of Rafael's Air & C4ISR Division
Israels defense ministry said Thursday that it completed a series of tests of the Israeli missile defense systems designed to “counter emerging threats in the region”. According to the ministrys statement, Iron Dome anti-missile defense system passed the latest series of tests with which the system was challenged by Israeli defense industries in conjunction with its creator, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
India is likely to finalize a $500 million government to government deal with Israel for the purchase of 4500 Spike anti-tank guided missiles for the army during the Israeli officials visit to New Delhi. If approved by the Indian government, the Israeli defense ministry director-general Udi Adams is expected to sign the agreement during his visit in India next week,
Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd announced over $193 million worth contract to supply its TROPHY missile defense system to the US Army. The Trophy active missile defense system, developed by Rafael, is designed to protect tanks and other armored vehicles from missiles, rockets, and other projectiles
Israel-built anti-tank guided missile, the Spike LR2 has been selected for the Australian LAND 400 armored vehicles program, Australias Department of Defence confirmed today. Rafael has beaten out European consortium MBDA for the anti-tank missile system that will be fitted to Rheinmetall's Boxer CRVs
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