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Turkish KAPLAN Armored Vehicles now Equipped with Anti-tank Missiles

June 25, 2020 @ 01:32 PM

Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) have taken delivery of 26 KAPLAN armored vehicles armed with Roketsan-built OMTAS medium-range anti-tank missiles. The Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) awarded FNSS Defense Systems a contract for 260 vehicles- 76 Pars 4×4 and 184 Kaplan ATVs, in June 2016

Kuwait Seeks $1.42 Billion Patriot PAC-3 Missile Systems to Protect Oil and...

May 29, 2020 @ 03:12 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of 84 Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancements (MSEs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $800 million. Patriot PAC-3 MSEs will supplement and improve Kuwait's capability to meet current and future threats...

Northrop, Raytheon Partnership to Pursue US Missile Interceptor Contract

May 5, 2020 @ 09:55 AM

Northrop Grumman and Raytheon Missiles & Defense are partnering to pursue a US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract to build the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). "This strategic partnership will offer the MDA an interceptor solution that will support the warfighter and MDAs efforts to rapidly deploy a system that complements...

Testing Commences of Russian R-37M Hypersonic air-to-air Missile from Su-35 Jet

April 4, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

Test firing of the Russian R-37M hypersonic air-to-air missile (also known as RVV-BD) from the Su-35 fighter jets are planned for end-2020 while flight tests to confirm compatibility with the Su-35 have already commenced. The R-37M is intended to be the main long-range air-to-air weapon for current and future Su and...

Ukraine tests Neptune coastal missile system

April 4, 2020 @ 05:34 AM

Ukraine's state-owned Luch Design Bureau's Neptune anti-ship missile system was test-fired at the Black Sea on April 2. "Second succesful test of the Neptune land-based cruise missile system was conducted on April 2 at Alibey test site in the Black Sea

Estonia Receives 128 Raytheon Javelin Anti-tank Missiles

April 3, 2020 @ 08:43 AM

The United States delivered 128 Raytheon Javelin anti-tank missiles to Estonia in February, US Embassy in Tallinn announced Thursday. “On February 15, the United States delivered 128 anti-tank Raytheon Javelin missiles to the Estonian Ministry of Defense and Estonian Defense Forces as part of a larger contract signed by the Estonian Center for Defense Investment and the US Department of Defense,” the US Embassy said in a

China’s Norinco Marks First Export of HJ-12 'Javelin Copycat' Anti-tank Guided Missile...

March 29, 2020 @ 05:23 PM

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 Russia’s S-500 Launcher in Final Stage

March 28, 2020 @ 09:31 AM

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 Defenses Intercept Saudi Warplanes

March 27, 2020 @ 10:16 AM

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 Wins $933M to Build THAADs for US, Saudi Arabia

March 25, 2020 @ 05:07 AM

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

Pentagon Awards Lockheed $601M for Trident II D5 Missiles

March 20, 2020 @ 05:49 AM

The Pentagon has given Lockheed Martin a $601.3 million order to supply Trident II D5 missiles to the US Navy

Lockheed Martin Contracts BAE Systems to Build Infrared Seekers for THAAD

March 18, 2020 @ 07:48 AM

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

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