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Qatar Awards Raytheon $2B for AMRAAM-Er, Patriot, NASAMS Missile Capability

July 11, 2019 @ 09:08 AM

Qatar has awarded Raytheon two direct commercial sales contracts worth $2.2 Billion combined to supply Doha with AMRAAM-Extended Range missile, National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAM), and additional Patriot fire units

New Payment Mechanism to Bypass US Sanctions to Begin with S-400 System...

July 9, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

India and Russia have worked out a new financial mechanism to bypass US sanctions against Moscow which will commence with payments for the sale of S-400 anti-missile system. New Delhi is expected to make the first instalment payment for the S-400 by the end of the year, believed to be 10%...

Russian Expert Says ‘Curvature of the earth’ Is Protecting Israeli planes from...

July 6, 2019 @ 08:31 AM

The S-300 air defense systems failed to target Israeli fighter jets in Syria owing to the “curvature of the earth,” a Russian military expert has said. Alexey Leonkov, the expert, told Moscows “

Turkey Considering Placing S-400 Systems In Qatar, Azerbaijan

July 6, 2019 @ 05:41 AM

Turkey may be considering placing the S-400 air defence systems in Qatar or Azerbaijan as a way out of its impasse with Washington. “The authorities are still examining options about where the S-400s will be placed, with discussions previously held about deploying them in Qatar or Azerbaijan to avoid exacerbating Turkish-US...

S-300 Air Defence Systems in Syria 'Fully Operational'

July 3, 2019 @ 12:31 PM

Four Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile systems that have been deployed in Syria are entirely operational, images released by Israeli satellite image analysis company ImageSat International have suggested. Three S-400 systems had been installed at the Masyaf base in north-western Syria

Turkey To Deploy S-400 Battery In ‘Strategically Important” Location In South-east

July 3, 2019 @ 09:09 AM

Turkey is likely to deploy the first of the two Russian-made S-400 batteries in Ankara while another of those batteries will be installed at a “strategically important location” in the eastern and south-eastern region of Turkey, sources have revealed. “Places where S-400 will be deployed have been determined,” Ömer Çelik, ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) spokesperson Ömer Çelik was quoted as saying by Daily Sabah last week

Russia Starts Production of S-500 Missile Systems

July 1, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

Production of Russias S-500 surface-to-air missile defense systems, having range greater than its predecessor S-400 has commenced, Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec, said Sunday. "We have begun manufacturing the new S-500 systems

Turkey To Get Russian S-400s In Ten Days

July 1, 2019 @ 07:47 AM

Ankara will begin receiving Russian S-400 Triumf missile defense systems in ten days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly said on Monday. “We will get the Russian systems in ten days

MBDA, Lockheed Submit Proposal for Germany's Integrated Air and Missile Defense System

June 25, 2019 @ 07:55 AM

The consortium of MBDA and Lockheed Martin Tactical Air Defence System (Taktisches Luftverteidigung: TLVS) has submitted its proposal for Germanys future Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) system. The tender proposes an efficient four-phased approach that includes development, integration, testing and delivery of a fielded multi-mission system

US Behaviour In S-400 Issue An Attack On Strategic Autonomy Of India,...

June 24, 2019 @ 10:52 AM

Washingtons behaviour in regarding the S-400 deal is an attack on the strategic autonomy of New Delhi and Ankara, and US attempts to foist its interests on sovereign countries would prove counterproductive, experts from India and Pakistan said Monday. “My view is that Turkey and India will very jealously protect autonomy in their strategic decision making

Kongsberg Wins $185.5M To Supply NASAMS Components To Australia

June 20, 2019 @ 07:47 AM

Norwegian company Kongsberg has won a 1.6 billion NOK ($185

S-400 Could Give Turkey Huge Strategic Advantage

June 15, 2019 @ 07:38 AM

The S-400 air defense system could give Turkey control over the airspace of a part of the Mediterranean and Syria, which is a territory where the United States and Israel routinely conduct aerial operations. The reason why the US is vehemently opposed to Turkey acquiring the S-400 is because Washington and Israel may have to keep Ankara informed before launching an air-raid

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