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Kuwait Seeks $1.42 Billion Patriot PAC-3 Missile Systems to Protect Oil and...

May 29, 2020 @ 03:12 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of 84 Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancements (MSEs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $800 million. Patriot PAC-3 MSEs will supplement and improve Kuwait's capability to meet current and future threats...

Northrop, Raytheon Partnership to Pursue US Missile Interceptor Contract

May 5, 2020 @ 09:55 AM

Northrop Grumman and Raytheon Missiles & Defense are partnering to pursue a US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract to build the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). "This strategic partnership will offer the MDA an interceptor solution that will support the warfighter and MDAs efforts to rapidly deploy a system that complements...

Ukraine tests Neptune coastal missile system

April 4, 2020 @ 05:34 AM

Ukraine's state-owned Luch Design Bureau's Neptune anti-ship missile system was test-fired at the Black Sea on April 2. "Second succesful test of the Neptune land-based cruise missile system was conducted on April 2 at Alibey test site in the Black Sea

Tests of Russia’s S-500 Launcher in Final Stage

March 28, 2020 @ 09:31 AM

Tests of certain elements of Russias latest S-500 “Prometheus” air defense system are in the final stages. “We are completing trials of the S-500s launcher, components of a multi-functional locator and missile defense locator, equipped chassis for a command post, and transport units for an early-warning radar system,” CEO of the...

Yemeni Air Defenses Intercept Saudi Warplanes

March 27, 2020 @ 10:16 AM

Yemeni air defense systems reportedly intercepted fighter jets belonging to Saudi-led coalition forces on Thursday evening. “Our Air Defenses managed to confront a combat formation consisting of a number of enemy warplanes over Surwah district of Marib governorate, with Fater-1 surface-to-air missile defense system, forcing them to leave without carrying out...

Lockheed Wins $933M to Build THAADs for US, Saudi Arabia

March 25, 2020 @ 05:07 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $932.8 million contract for the production of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor missiles for the US Missile Defense Agency and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Lockheed Martin Contracts BAE Systems to Build Infrared Seekers for THAAD

March 18, 2020 @ 07:48 AM

Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to design and build infrared seeks for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. “BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and manufacture next-generation infrared seekers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system, providing critical targeting technology that helps protect the US and its allies from ballistic missiles,” BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday

Russia’s Buk-M3 Air Defense System to Debut at Victory Day Parade

March 18, 2020 @ 06:47 AM

Russia will showcase its newest multi-missile medium-range air defense missile system (ADMS), Buk-M3 Viking, for the first time at the annual Victory Day on May 9. “Four Buk-M3 air defense systems and four Tor-M2 air defense systems will take part in the Victory Day parade,” Russian defense ministry said in a statement Monday

No Local Production of S-400 Air Defence System in India

March 17, 2020 @ 07:15 AM

Local production of the S-400 air defence system (ADS) in India is not provided in the purchase contract between India and Russia worth $5.4 Billion

Only 2 Syrian Pantsir Systems Damaged, None Destroyed in Turkish Attacks: Russian

March 11, 2020 @ 05:21 AM

Russia has denied Ankara's claims that 8 Syrian Pantsir air defence systems (ADS) were destroyed in Turkish Army's drone attacks in Idlib province last week. It however confirmed that two Pantsir ADS were "damaged" and would be "repaired" indicating that the damage to them may not be severe

US Army Awards Raytheon $551M for Bahraini Patriot Missile System

March 9, 2020 @ 01:55 PM

The US Army awarded Raytheon $551 million to commence production of Patriot air and missile defense system for the Kingdom of Bahrain. The contract was awarded on January 31, 2020, the company said in a statement Monday

US Considers Selling Patriot Air Defense Systems to Turkey

March 5, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

The United States in evaluating the possibility of selling Patriot air defense systems to Turkey to support its ongoing military operation in Syrias Idlib province. “We understand Turkey's air defense wishes

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