Lockheed Wins UAE’s $114M PAC-3 Missiles Contract

December 31, 2019 @ 06:10 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $114 million modification contract to supply Phased Array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target (Patriot) Advanced Capability-3 missiles (

US Warplanes Could Dodge S-400s With Frequencies Obtained In Syria

December 21, 2019 @ 11:41 AM

US warplanes could fly past Russian S-400s if the frequencies of the air defense systems obtained by the US army in Syria's Khmeimim air base, are successfully deciphered. "The US army has obtained the frequencies of the Russian S-400 anti-air defense systems stationed in Syria

US Army tests New Air, Missile Defense Battle Command System

December 13, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

Northrop Grummans Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) meant for the US Army has been tested, during which it engaged two incoming target cruise missiles. The IAMD Battle Command System has been touted to be the first real-competitor to the Russian S-400/Pantsir IMAD system

Rheinmetall Wins €120M To Modernize Air Defense Systems

December 9, 2019 @ 05:54 PM

Germany's Rheinmetall has won a contract worth €120 million ($133 million) from an unnamed country for modernization of it's Skyguard air defense systems. "An international client has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to modernize its air defence systems

Czech Republic Signs Iron Dome Deal

December 6, 2019 @ 02:35 PM

Czech Republic has signed an agreement to buy eight multi-mission radars from Israel in a deal valued $125 million. The Government-to-Government (GTG) contract was signed in Prague by Israel's Ministry of Defense International Defense Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT) and the Czech Ministry of Defense under its Mobile Air Defense Radar (MADR)...

Currently Studying How To Combine US Patriots, Turkish S-400s: NATO

December 5, 2019 @ 08:09 AM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently searching for a solution on Turkey's S-400 buy and is looking at how to combine the Russian air defense systems with American Patriots. "The Alliance is searching for a solution in connection with Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, was quoted as saying by reports RIA Novosti

Russian Military to get 27 Pantsir Systems This Month

December 4, 2019 @ 01:02 PM

The Russian military will receive 27 Pantsir-S air defense systems by the end of this month. "The delivery of 27 combat vehicles of the Pantsyr-S air defense missile/gun system is planned in 2019," Aerospace Force Deputy Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant-General Andrei Yudin, was quoted as saying by the Russian defense ministry-run Krasnaya Zvezda on Wednesday The development has come about a week after Russia reportedly deployed over 30 Pantsir systems in Syria, "securing over 10,000sqkm of area

Tests of MBDA's CAMM-ER for EMADS System Complete

December 2, 2019 @ 10:45 AM

MBDA has successfully completed a series of trials of the CAMM-ER missile for enhanced modular air defense solutions (EMADS) system. “CAMM and CAMM-ER form the basis for MBDAs Enhanced Modular Air Defence Solutions (EMADS) offering

Large Scale Deployment of Russian Pantsir-S Air Defence Systems in Syria

November 27, 2019 @ 12:08 PM

In what appears to be preparation for a large scale attack by missiles and drones, Russia has deployed more than 30 Pantsir-S air defence systems which can detect and attack low-flying hostile projectiles. To date, [in service with the Syrian Arab Army] more than 30 anti-aircraft missile-cannon Pantsir-S systems have been deployed in Syria

F-16 Jets to be Tested Against Turkish S-400 Systems

November 26, 2019 @ 04:48 AM

Turkey will begin testing the radars of its new Russian-made S-400 air defense systems, against Lockheed F-16 jets over a period of two days. The fighters, along with other jets, will perform high and low altitude test flights on 25th and 26th of November for Turkey to test S-400 radars, Milliyet reported

UAE Fortifies Dubai Airshow Site With Russian Pantsir Systems

November 21, 2019 @ 06:43 AM

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has secured the ongoing Dubai Airshow using Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft systems it bought for $800 million a couple of years ago. “Yes, we are using the Pantsir systems to provide security at the Dubai Airshow 2019

MBDA Plans Interceptor Missile to rival US's Patriot, Russian S-400

November 14, 2019 @ 09:44 AM

European missile consortium MBDA has indicated plans to build an interceptor missile system that will counter ballistic, cruise missile as well as latest generation fighter jets. MBDA decided to move ahead with the program following the greenlighting of the TWISTER (Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance) project, by the Council of the European Union, last week