Iran test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile in the Strait of Hormuz for the first time in 2018 during last weeks naval drills, in a show of defiance just days before Washington re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, a US intelligence official revealed on Friday. The source told Reuters that the Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile was fired during huge military exercises off Iran's coast, which Tehran said were launched to "[confront] possible threats", likely referring to the US
The US State Department on Thursday approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of six Evolved Seasparrow tactical missiles (ESSM) and two Evolved Seasparrow telemetry missiles to Mexico for an estimated cost of $41 million. According to Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) press release, the Government of Mexico has requested to buy six Evolved Seasparrow tactical missiles (ESSM) and two Evolved Seasparrow telemetry missiles
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
Saab has received $18 million order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order has other priced options related to Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and IT Security
Japan is expected to deploy one of the new US-developed land-based missile defense systems by 2023, a year behind Tokyo's planned schedule, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Monday. For the deployment of the first battery, the U
The Royal Australian Air Forces (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon aircraft has fired its first Harpoon missile ATM-84J Monday during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise, the Australian Department of Defense (DoD) said in a statement. According to the Australian DoD, the Harpoon struck its target USS Racine (LST-1191), a decommissioned Newport-class Landing Ship, which was placed 55 nautical miles north of the Hawaiian island of Kauai
The US Navy has awarded a $64.4 million worth contract to Raytheon Missile Systems for design agent and engineering support services for the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) upgraded MK-31 Guided Missile Weapon System improvement program
Romanias defense ministry is expected to kickstart negotiations to purchase new shore-based, coastal anti-ship missile system this week to replace Soviet P-15 Termit, local media reports. According to a report by
Raytheon Company will produce, test and deliver 44 Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptors under a $466.9 million U
Saab has unveiled its RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time. The new system has autonomous all-weather capability of the RBS15 missile
The US Navy completed the first successful guided flight test of Raytheon's ESSM Block 2 intermediate-range, surface-to-air missile. The ESSM Block 2 missile features a new guidance system with dual mode active and semi-active radar
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has won a contract to supply Gabriel Surface-to-Surface Missiles System 2020 (SSM2020) to Finland to replace the current anti-ship missile system with the navy for EUR 162 million, with a EUR 193 million option. Finlands Minister of Defense Jussi Niinistö authorised the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command to make an agreement on purchasing Surface-to-Surface Missile System 2020 (SSM2020), on 5th July 2018, the MoD said in a statement Friday
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