Categories

India Test-fires Astra BVR Air-to-Air missile from Su-30MKI Jet

September 17, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

India test-fired Astra Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile equipped on a Su-30MKI fighter jet that took off from an airbase in eastern Indian state of West Bengal, on Tuesday. The Astra missile, which can fly towards its target at a speed of over 5,555 kilometres per hour (4

Russia Offers S-400s To Saudi After Houtis Set Oil Facility Ablaze

September 17, 2019 @ 07:14 AM

Russia has offered its S-400 air defense systems to Saudi Arabia after Yemeni Houtis managed to attack worlds largest oil facilities located in the country, dodging its protective armour that includes Patriot systems. "In order to protect Saudi Arabia, we are ready to provide the corresponding aid to the country

Cruise Missiles Coming From Iran or Iraq Involved in Saudi Oil Facility...

September 16, 2019 @ 10:34 AM

Cruise Missiles striking with great precision, rather than drone were involved in Saturdays Saudi Oil facility attack, the Pentagon said releasing satellite pictures of the strike. The projectiles attacked storage tanks and processing and compressor trains, the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies said

Delivery of all S-400s Complete: Turkey

September 16, 2019 @ 10:25 AM

Russia has completed the shipment of second batch of S-400s to Turkey, making the country the first NATO-ally to own Russian air defense systems. “The delivery of the second battery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system has been completed, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said in a statement on 15 September...

India, Russia Have Discourse Over Production of S-400s, Su-30s & T-90s in...

September 16, 2019 @ 09:59 AM

Moscow and New Delhi are currently exploring the possibility of localizing the production of S-400 air defense systems, Su-30 jets and T-90 tanks in India. “Yes, we are discussing the localization of S-400 production with India,” Sergey Chemezov, CEO, Rostec, was quoted as saying by the Russian media

Russia Deploys S-400s To Arctic

September 16, 2019 @ 08:46 AM

Russia has deployed its S-400 air defense systems on the Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Arctic, Russian Northern Fleet said in a statement Monday. "The air defense regiment of the Russian Northern Fleet deployed on Yuzhny island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago has been completely re-equipped with new S-400 systems," the statement read

We’ll Buy Patriots if They Equal S-400 Capabilities: Erdogan

September 14, 2019 @ 07:55 AM

Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the country would mull over the possibility of buying Patriot defense systems from the US, if they match up to the capabilities of the Russian S-400s it acquired for $2.5 billion in 2017

UK To Combat S-400-Type Systems Using Artificial Intelligence

September 13, 2019 @ 10:05 AM

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) is reportedly mulling over the idea of applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to break “missile bubbles” of S-400-type air defense systems that prevent any access to, or occupation of a tactically significant area, by an adversary. “Threat from missile systems such as the Russian S-400s requires a response

Raytheon Wins US Army’s Javelin Contract

September 13, 2019 @ 06:28 AM

Raytheon has won a $185 million contract to support US Armys Javelin Weapon System. “Raytheon was awarded a $185 million contract for the Javelin Weapon System full rate production, All Up Rounds, Command Launch Unit retrofits, battery coolant units, Javelin outdoor trainers, outdoor trainer instruction station, tripods, Javelin vehicle launcher and electronics,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday

Turkey’s ATMACA To Be Test Fired From Ada-class Corvette This November

September 11, 2019 @ 09:58 AM

Turkeys indigenously-made ATMACA anti-ship missile will be test-fired from an Ada-class corvette in November this year. The event will mark the first time that the Atmaca is tested at sea

Advance Payments Done, India to Get S-400s By April 2021

September 9, 2019 @ 07:31 AM

New Delhi has made advance payments and will receive all five of the ordered S-400 Triumf air defense systems by April of 2021. The contract for the Russian systems was inked in October 2018 for $5

Turkey's Indigenous Bunker Busting Cruise Missile Completes Preliminary Tests

September 6, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

Turkeys indigenous, bunker busting, long-range cruise missile “SOM-B2” has completed preliminary testing, Turkish minister of industry and technology announced Thursday. "The first tests of the first Turkish SOM-B2 cruise missiles, which can be used against concrete fortifications, have been successfully carried out," Mustafa Varank, minister of industry and technology,

FEATURES/INTERVIEWS