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MBDA Announces VL MICA NG Missile Launch

October 20, 2020 @ 11:27 AM

The MICA NG, a new infrared seeker based on a matrix sensor will provide increased sensitivity, a new radio frequency seeker with an active electronically scanned antenna (AESA) will allow for smart detection strategies. The VL MICA NG system is based on the integration into the existing VL MICA system of...

US hypersonic missile hit within 6 inches of target in March Test

October 15, 2020 @ 04:19 AM

A US hypersonic missile, traveling at 5 times the speed of sound, across thousands of miles hit a target within six inches accuracy, a top US official has revealed. The information seem intended to counter Russian claims last week that it test fired a hypersonic anti-ship missile, traveling...

Israel, US Test Arrow 2 Interceptor on Target Mimicking Iran's Shahab 3

August 14, 2020 @ 04:36 AM

The Israel Defense Ministry and the United States Missile Defense Agency tested the Arrow 2 interceptor system Wednesday night, The test, led by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel Missile Defense Organization, the US Missile Defense Agency and the Israeli Air Force, took place at a test site in central Israel, according...

US Navy tests first Standard Missile-2 from Raytheon's Restarted Production Line

February 26, 2020 @ 04:25 PM

The United States Navy has flight tested the first Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missile from Raytheon's production line that was restarted to supply the missiles to South Korea, Japan, Australia and Netherlands. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne...

DARPA Awards BAE to develop Tech to Detect Weapons of Mass Destruction

February 13, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

America's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) has contracted BAE Systems to develop advanced analytics technology to assist in the detection and deterrence of weapons of mass destruction. "BAE Systems has received funding from the U

MBDA Sells Mistral, Exocet Missiles to Cyprus: French Media

February 10, 2020 @ 05:09 PM

Cyprus has placed an order for Mistral surface-to-air missiles and Exocet anti-ship missiles for an combined worth of €290 million from MBDA for the Cypriot National Guard, the joint arms military force of the Republic of Cyprus. "MBDA has signed two contracts with Cyprus for Mistral and Exocet missiles in December

Israeli ‘Spike’ Missile Test-fired from BAE Systems’ CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

January 8, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

BAE Systems test- fired Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-LR (long range) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in a recent series of tests. This advancement diversifies the CV90s operational capabilities on the battlefield by enabling indirect fire at long distances or at air targets,a BAE Systems release said The testing, which took place in difficult arctic conditions, used a Rafael Spike-LR (long range) ATGM mounted on a BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 to defeat a target at more than 2,000 metres

France “Obstructing” Turkey-Eurosam Missile Defence System Project: Turkish Official

January 7, 2020 @ 08:55 AM

France is “obstructing” the Turkish-Eurosam missile defence system project from progressing beyond the project definition stage. Following Turkeys “Operation Peace Spring” late last year in Norther Syria, France is impeding progress in the joint anti-air missile system of Eurosam-Turkey, Defense Industries Directorate chairperson İsmail Demir said Monday

India Tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile System

December 23, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

Indias Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the fourth test of Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) System from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on the Chandipur coast, Odisha state, on Monday. The weapon systems were tested in final configuration with a radar mounted on a vehicle and missiles on the launcher

Philippines’ BrahMos Buy A “Done Deal”

December 10, 2019 @ 07:17 AM

The Philippines Army has zeroed in on purchase of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to be equipped on its first ever land-based missile system battery following extensive trials and the only thing that remains is finance aspect of the deal. “As far as the Philippines Army is concerned, the consensus on the BrahMos system is a done deal

Russian Arctic to be Shielded by S-400s by Year-end

December 9, 2019 @ 01:43 PM

Russian battalion in the Northern Fleet will be equipped with S-400 air defense systems to shield the Russian Arctic region from aerial threats, by the end of this year. "This year, S-400 systems will enter service with the air defense missile regiment stationed on Novaya Zemlya

Russia Inducts S-300V4 Air Defense System

December 6, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

Russian troops in the Eastern Military District have received and inducted first of the country's S-300V4 air defense systems. "This system has arrived for service with the Eastern Military Districts air defense troops for the first time," Eastern Military District said in a statement Friday

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