China North Industries Group Corporation (Norinco) has announced the first export of its HJ-12 ‘Red Arrow Anti-tank Guided Missile (ATGM), seen as a 'copycat' Javelin ATGM, having the same range and penetration capability as the the baseline US-made weapon. “Norinco made the delivery of containers carrying the missiles to foreign clients as of Wednesday, before the scheduled shipment date,” said a March 25 statement by the company released on its WeChat account, Chinese media reported today
Tests of certain elements of Russias latest S-500 “Prometheus” air defense system are in the final stages. “We are completing trials of the S-500s launcher, components of a multi-functional locator and missile defense locator, equipped chassis for a command post, and transport units for an early-warning radar system,” CEO of the Design Bureau of Special Machine-Building which is part of Almaz Antey company, was quoted as saying by Russias National Defence magazine on Thursday
Yemeni air defense systems reportedly intercepted fighter jets belonging to Saudi-led coalition forces on Thursday evening. “Our Air Defenses managed to confront a combat formation consisting of a number of enemy warplanes over Surwah district of Marib governorate, with Fater-1 surface-to-air missile defense system, forcing them to leave without carrying out any attack,” claimed Armed Forces spokesman, Brigadier Yahya Saree, according to Houthi-aligned Al-Masirah
Lockheed Martin has won a $932.8 million contract for the production of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor missiles for the US Missile Defense Agency and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Pentagon has given Lockheed Martin a $601.3 million order to supply Trident II D5 missiles to the US Navy
Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to design and build infrared seeks for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. “BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and manufacture next-generation infrared seekers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system, providing critical targeting technology that helps protect the US and its allies from ballistic missiles,” BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday
Russia will showcase its newest multi-missile medium-range air defense missile system (ADMS), Buk-M3 Viking, for the first time at the annual Victory Day on May 9. “Four Buk-M3 air defense systems and four Tor-M2 air defense systems will take part in the Victory Day parade,” Russian defense ministry said in a statement Monday
Local production of the S-400 air defence system (ADS) in India is not provided in the purchase contract between India and Russia worth $5.4 Billion
Lockheed Martin has announced it has conducted second test of the US Armys next-generation long-range precision strike missile, PrSM. “Lockheed Martin successfully tested its next-generation long-range missile designed for the Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, NM
Russia has denied Ankara's claims that 8 Syrian Pantsir air defence systems (ADS) were destroyed in Turkish Army's drone attacks in Idlib province last week. It however confirmed that two Pantsir ADS were "damaged" and would be "repaired" indicating that the damage to them may not be severe
The US Army awarded Raytheon $551 million to commence production of Patriot air and missile defense system for the Kingdom of Bahrain. The contract was awarded on January 31, 2020, the company said in a statement Monday
The MBDA-made Sea Venom light anti-ship missile has cleared its first qualification test conducted by Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA). “The French Directorate General of Armaments has announced the success of the 1st qualifying round of the new light anti-ship helicopter missile,” DGA
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