Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) has completed two product verification flight tests at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. Focused on demonstrating the updated Global Positioning System (GPS) anti-jam hardware and software, flight testing verified effective operation in both GPS-degraded and non-jammed environments
Russia has tested 162 types of weapons, including long range cruise missiles, in Syria. Sergei Shoigu told the Russian parliament that the military has tested 162 types of weapons in Syria, and only 10 of them have failed to meet expectations
Jenoptik has won US$13.8 contract from unspecified customer to supply components for the Patriot integrated air and missile defense system
France and the UK have signed a GBP146 million (US$182 million) contract with MBDA to upgrade their Storm Shadow/SCALP EG long-range air-launched cruise missiles. Under the contract, MBDA will refurbish the UKs Storm Shadow and Frances SCALP missiles
Indias Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thales to assess the opportunity for the transfer of technology of the STARStreak missile capability to India with the support of United Kingdom (UK). The MoU was signed in the presence of Ms Harriet Baldwin, MP, Minister for Defence Procurement for the UK Government at Aero India 2017, Thales announced today
The air defense missile systems – S-400, S-500 and ‘Vityaz will get an upgrade with new Tuf-MA and Tuf-M2 communication systems, currently being developed by the Russian air defense. The new system will have the possibility of high-frequency tuning for electronic reconnaissance, equipping the defense missiles systems with a higher potential to evade enemy surveillance
Indian Larsen and Toubro and European MBDA have entered in a joint venture for the development of fifth generation anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) in India. L&T will own 51%in the JV;L&T MBDA Missile Systems
China has offered its AR-2 short range air to surface missile (SR-ASM) for sale as an anti-terrorism weapon hoping to grab market share from the US-made AGM-114 Hellfire which has been the weapon of choice for precision attacks against terrorists. “New, short-range AR-2 is perfect for mounting on drones in anti-terrorism uses,” official mouthpiece Chinamil
North Korea, India and Pakistan launched a total of about 37, some capable of carrying nuclear weapons in 2016 making it one the busiest years for medium-to-long-range missile tests in recent memory. North Korea reportedly carried out about 25 medium to long range missile test launches of which just one was claimed as a success by Pyongyang
Iranian lawmakers have approved a bill on Monday obliging the countrys administration to strengthen the countrys defense power by producing more missiles and also through various other means. During an open session of the parliament on Monday morning, the legislation was passed with 173 votes in favor, 10 votes against and 6 abstentions
Pakistan on Monday test fired a Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur-3 capable of carrying a nuclear warhead from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean. The missile, with a range of 450 kilometers, was fired from an underwater, mobile platform and it has hit its target with precise accuracy
India is contemplating testing its longest range submarine-launched K-4 ballistic missile that can deliver nuclear warhead from 3,500 km away. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is planning to conduct the test from an undersea platform in the Bay of Bengal by month-end,
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