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South Korean Patriot Missile ‘Self destructs’ During Test-fire

October 29, 2018 @ 06:35 AM

A South Korea Patriot surface-to-air missile (PAC-2) exploded seconds after launch at a South Korean firing range last Thursday. The South Korean Air Force said that The PAC-2 missile ascended for about four seconds after blastoff at the seaside Daecheon range in South Chungcheong Province during an annual air defense guided...

Ukrainian Army to Receive Vilkha Multiple Rocket System

October 22, 2018 @ 01:16 PM

The Vilkha multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), a clone of the Smerch MLRS from the Soviet era has been accepted into the Ukrainian army and its industrial production will start soon. The new system was developed by Luch, the state design bureau in Kyiv

Russian S-400 Air Defence Systems to Get Advanced Long-range Missile

October 18, 2018 @ 01:11 PM

Russian units operating the S-400 air defence system will receive the 40N6 advanced long-range surface-to-air missile which was recently has been accepted for service in the Russian Army. "The 40N6 long-range missile has been accepted for service

South Korea Puts off L-SAM Missile Test Amidst Détente with North

October 15, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

South Korea's defense ministry today announced that it has put off the testing of it Long Range Surface-to-air interceptor missile (L-SAM) due to “technical reasons.” However, unnamed critics said that the test was delayed at the instruction of the presidential office as the Moon Jae-in administration wanted to avoid antagonizing the...

Russia Donates Three S-300PM Air Defence Systems, 100 Missiles to Syria

October 9, 2018 @ 09:36 AM

Russia earlier this month has donated three battalion sets of S-300PM air defense systems of eight launchers each along with 100 surface-to-air guided missiles to each battalion to Syria. "On October 1, three battalion sets of S-300PM systems of eight launchers each were delivered to Syria," a military diplomatic source was...

After S-400, More Contracts On The Way: Rosoboronexport

October 5, 2018 @ 03:09 PM

Russian arms exporting agency, Rosoboronexport today said several contracts are in final stages of negotiations with India following the signing of the S-400 missile defence system deal today. “Rosoboronexport is ready to cooperate with India in any areas

India, Russia Conclude $5.43 Billion S-400 Missile Defense Deal, Deliveries in 2

October 5, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

India and Russia have formally signed the $5.43 billion deal for the procurement of five S-400 Triumf missile defense system

Raytheon Wins $1.5 Billion to Supply PATRIOT Missile Defense Systems to Poland

September 26, 2018 @ 07:29 AM

Raytheon has won $1.5 billion modification contract to supply Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target (PATRIOT) to Poland

Switzerland Issues RFQs For Ground-based Missile Defence Systems

September 25, 2018 @ 04:37 PM

The Swiss government has issued the request for tender for a new long-range surface-to-air defense system through its defense procurement agency, Armasuisse, for the countrys Air 2030 program. Under its Air2030, Switzerland is aiming to procure new combat aircraft and ground-based defences in a programme valued at CHF8 billion ($8

India’s DAC Okays Purchase of Upgraded Version Of Akash Missiles

September 19, 2018 @ 08:50 AM

Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the procurement of military hardware worth INR 9,100 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) that includes an upgraded version of the Akash missile, on Tuesday

India Test Fires Indigenous Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile

September 17, 2018 @ 04:09 PM

Indias indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range over the weekend. It was the second MPATGM test, the DRDO said, adding that the first was tested on Saturday

US Approves Patriot Missiles Sale To Netherlands For US$105M

September 6, 2018 @ 12:47 PM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of Patriot Fire Units for an estimated cost of $105 million for the Netherlands, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Wednesday. According to the release, the Netherlands has requested Recapitalization (RECAP) of four Netherlands Patriot Fire Units

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