Washingtons behaviour in regarding the S-400 deal is an attack on the strategic autonomy of New Delhi and Ankara, and US attempts to foist its interests on sovereign countries would prove counterproductive, experts from India and Pakistan said Monday. “My view is that Turkey and India will very jealously protect autonomy in their strategic decision making
Norwegian company Kongsberg has won a 1.6 billion NOK ($185
Raytheon has won a contract to supply the US Army with enhanced Stinger missiles retrofitted with proximity fuzes to help counter the growing threat of enemy unmanned aircraft systems, the company announced Tuesday. The enhancement enables the lightweight, self-contained Stinger air defense system to destroy a wider array of battlefield threats by detonating its warhead near the target, while maintaining the missile's proven hit-to-kill capability
Raytheon has won a $29.6 million contract to upgrade US Navys Block IV Tomahawk test and related equipment
Russia successfully test launched an ultra-maneuverable air-launched missile “Kinzhal” from a MiG-31 interceptor jet, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday. "A MiG-31 fighter crew of the Russian Aerospace Forces made a training launch of a hypersonic missile of the Kinzhal high-precision air missile system in the predetermined area," TASS reports quoting the ministry as saying
The S-400 air defense system could give Turkey control over the airspace of a part of the Mediterranean and Syria, which is a territory where the United States and Israel routinely conduct aerial operations. The reason why the US is vehemently opposed to Turkey acquiring the S-400 is because Washington and Israel may have to keep Ankara informed before launching an air-raid
Curtiss-Wright Defense has won a $10 million contract for removable media cartridges (RMC) in support of the US Navys Trident Ballistic Missile Submarine program. This contract includes foreign military sales to the United Kingdom, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
The letter sent by US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on the Russian S-400 missile defense system is "not in spirit of the alliance,” Hulusi Akar, Defense Minister of Turkey said Wednesday. Shanahan, in a letter to Hulusi Akar dated June 6, stated that the Pentagon has suspended training of new F-35 Turkish pilots
European company MBDA has won a €200 million contract to supply 100 Meteor air-to-air missiles to be equipped on Brazilian Gripen NG fighters. The aircraft are expected to be commissioned by the Brazilian Air Force in 2021 or 2022
Iran has unveiled a indigenously-made air defense system, “Khordad 15,” capable of detecting stealth targets at a distance of 85 km, and destroy them within a range of 45 km. “The system is capable of detecting fighter jets and combat drones from 150 km away and of tracking them within a range of 120 km,” Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, was quoted as saying by Press TV
Abbas Mousavi, official spokesperson for Iranian Foreign Ministry denied that the country had requested to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems, on Monday. "We have not requested Russia to sell S-400
India is likely to acquire National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) from the US for an estimated $1 billion (INR 6,000 Crore) in order to erect a multi-layered missile shield over New Delhi, in order to protect the capital against 9/11-type attacks. “The networked system, capable of even shooting around buildings, will take care of 9/11-like and other close-in threats,” sources from the defense ministry told
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