Raytheon has won a $225 million contract from an undisclosed member of the 13-nation group to increase the capability of Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System. "The added capability will strengthen our customer's protection against the evolving threats of tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and enemy aircraft," said Ralph Acaba, Raytheon vice president of Integrated Air and Missile Defense in a statement Monday
India is planning to conduct trail of a long range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay next month, following two failures and one partial success. The Nirbhaya missile test comes after India acquired the membership of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in late June this year,
Indian Army on Monday successfully test-fired two indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile in quick succession as part of a user trial from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The two surface-to-surface missiles which have a strike range of 350 km and are capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads were successfully test-fired in quick succession from mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at around 9
Britain is readying to deploy batteries of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS), drones, RAF Typhoon jets and Challenger 2 tanks on Russia-Estonian border to counter Russian aggression. UK will be sending the rockets to Estonia next year in the wake of fear that Putin is considering to invade the country due to increasing tension in Baltic region,
Raytheon has won more than $174.7 million contract for a research project under the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program
BAE Systems has won a $600 million contract from US Navy to speed the supply of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets. With an initial award of more than $130 million, the three-year contract will help speed the delivery of these precision guidance rockets to meet the needs of the US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Army, and US Air Force, as well as allied nations
North Korea has test fired probably an intermediate-range missile Musudan which failed immediately following the launch on Thursday. An intermediate-range Musudan missile blasted soon after takeoff at 6:30 Pyongyang time, the US and South Korean military monitors were quoted as saying by various media on Wednesday
The first test of the BrahMos Missile fired from the underbelly of the Su-30MKI fighter jet is likely to take place this December. A decommissioned Indian Navy warship is expected to the target for the super-sonic cruise missile traveling at almost three times the speed of sound, various Indian media reported quoting unnamed sources
Taurus Systems, a joint venture of MBDA and SAAB has handed over the first lot of Taurus KEPD 350K stand–off missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF). The ceremony, which saw the participation of representatives from the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and the RoKAF, was performed at the headquarters of Taurus Systems GmbH in Schrobenhausen, Bavaria, and marked the start of series deliveries, MBDA said in a statement Friday
BAE Systems has won a $618 million Pentagon contract to procure Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II rockets in support of US, Iraq, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Jordan, and Australia. A key component of the contract is the conversion of 2
Amidst heightened tension with North Korea, it has been revealed that only five of the nine South Korean guided missiles test-fired this year struck the intended target. A South Korean lawmaker raised concerns over the militarys guided missile systems that showed poor accuracy in test launches as well as the countrys aged computerized command and control system,
Taiwan's Armed Forces have requested a top military research facility to come up with a safety measure which will be applied ahead of any missile launches in future following a deadly misfire incident occurred on July 1. A senior military source told the Central News Agency that the Defense Ministry had asked the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) to come up with new safety mechanism before a missile could be launched
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