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India Tests Nuclear Capable Prithvi-II Missile

February 22, 2018 @ 09:46 AM

India on Wednesday successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km, from a test range in Odisha. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near here around

Israel, US Conduct Arrow-3 Missile Interceptor Test

February 19, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

Israel successfully conducted flight experiment of the exoatmospheric Arrow-3 advanced missile defense system in collaboration with the US Missile Defense Agency on Monday, following two cancellations in recent months. According to Israeli Defense Ministrys announcement, the trial of the system, which is designed to intercept ballistic missiles outside the earths atmosphere,...

Turkish Firms to Manufacture S-400 Components in Second Contract Planned with Russia

February 14, 2018 @ 12:43 PM

Russia is planning to deliver a second batch of S-400 air defence system to Turkey under which some components of the high tech system is planned to be manufactured by Turkish firms by way of a technology transfer clause. "After the delivery of the first batch concludes in May or June...

Israeli Military Deploys Anti-Missile Systems In Syria

February 12, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

A day after Israeli military lost its F-16 fighter jet following a significant confrontation between the Jewish state and Syrian forces, Israel has reportedly deployed anti-missile systems to the Syrian border on Sunday. The Jerusalem Post on Sunday cited witnesses as saying that they had seen convoys of "missile defense batteries"...

Latvia To Purchase Israeli Anti-tank Missiles 'Spike' For €108 Million

February 12, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

Latvias Defense Ministry will sign a €108 million contract to buy "Spike" anti-tank missiles from Israeli manufacturer Rafael on February 12, local media reports Monday. According to

Russia Tests New Upgraded Air Defense Missile

February 12, 2018 @ 08:27 AM

Russia test fired an upgraded air defense missile system at the firing range Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan on Monday, TASS reports quoting Russian newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. "We have successfully test fired a new upgraded air defense missile," the newspaper quoted Andrei Prikhodko, the deputy commander of Aerospace Forces air and missile defense task force, as saying

Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet’s Engine to Identify Missile

February 7, 2018 @ 07:26 AM

Russia has sought Turkeys help to recover the engine among debris of its Sukhoi-25 ground-attack aircraft to determine the type of missile used to shoot at the plane. The Su-35 was brought down by what is believed to be a man-portable missile (MAN-PAD) fired from a shoulder-mounted launcher by militant in Syrias northwestern Idlib province on Feb

China Claims Successful Missile Interception Test

February 6, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

China conducted a mid-course land-based missile interception test, which its Ministry of National Defense said was conducted within China's territory and “achieved its preset goal.” The type of missile used in the test or target was not mentioned in several reports published in Chinas state-controlled media

Lockheed Martin Tests Miniature Hit-to-Kill Missile

January 31, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

Lockheed Martin's Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile successfully conducted a controlled flight test to demonstrate the interceptor's increased agility, and to validate the performance of its airframe and electronics -- now common between MHTK's two configurations to drive affordability. The firm conducted the first ever tests for MHTK's updated electronics, and the second for the interceptor's next-generation airframe, at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, last Friday

Ukraine Tests Advanced Subsonic Cruise Missile ‘Neptune’

January 31, 2018 @ 09:10 AM

Ukraine successfully conducted the first test of the countrys latest missile technology, identified as the Neptune, a Ukrainian advanced subsonic cruise missile, on January 30, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov announced. According to Turchynov, the missile, a solely Ukrainian project designed by the Kyiv-based Luch defense development bureau, can deliver precise strikes on ground and seaborne targets

Lockheed Gets US Missile Defence Agency Contract for THAAD Interceptors

January 27, 2018 @ 08:32 AM

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Lockheed Martin a $459 million contract modification for production and delivery of interceptors for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. The modification brings the total contract value to $1

ASEAN Member States Seeking India’s Akash and BrahMos Missiles

January 26, 2018 @ 12:28 PM

ASEAN Nations are looking to purchase certain weapon systems from India, including Indias indigenously built Akash surface to air missile (SAM) and BrahMos cruise missile. When the 10 Asean leaders meet for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi on Thursday, sources told

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