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
A UK Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft has successfully fired a SPEAR air-to-surface precision strike weapon for the first time in a flight trial conducted from BAE Systems site in Warton, Lancashire. The SPEAR missile is being developed to meet the UKs Selective Precision Effects At Range Capability 3 (SPEAR Cap 3) requirement for the UKs F-35 Lightning II aircraft, with the potential to equip Typhoon
Inappropriate use of “war mode” on the vessels control panel instead of a training setting led to the Taiwan navys fatal launch on Friday of an anti-ship missile that hit a Chinese fishing boat killing one person, a preliminary inquiry has found. The patrol boats weapons operator was also left unsupervised before firing the missile, which struck a Taiwanese fishing boat and killed one person, according to a report by Legislative Yuan committee cited by Bloomberg News
South Korea, the United States and Japan will carry out their first-ever joint missile defense exercise in Hawaii, Wednesday, to deal more effectively with North Korea's growing nuclear and ballistic missile threats, the Souths Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday. The trilateral missile defense exercise will take place on the side-lines of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise, or RIMPAC, the world's largest U
North Korea claimed on Thursday to have conducted a successful test-firing of an intermediate-range missile. CNN reported citing a report by the countrys military state government-run news agency that the country fired a Hwasong-10 -- also known as a Musudan -- and that it landed accurately in waters about 400 kilometers (249 miles) down range
The US House of Representatives has defied the decision of the Obama Administration by approving a $576 billion US Defense bill that includes $635.7 million for Israels missile defense programs
The US Missile Defense Agency successfully tests Orbital ATKs enhanced MK 136 Third Stage Rocket Motor (TSRM) nozzle on the Raytheon Standard Missile (SM)-3 Block IB in Controlled Test Vehicles (CTVs)-01a/02. These flight tests were conducted on May 25 and 26, 2016, respectively, at the Pacific Missile Range Facility
The IDAS Consortium, formed by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and Diehl BGT Defence, has recently conducted the first ejection trials with their submarine launched missile system IDAS (Interactive Defence and Attack System for Submarines) in Northern Norwegian waters. The ULA class submarine HNoMS Uredd of the Royal Norwegian Navy served as the firing platform
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