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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

Lockheed Tests US Army’s New Precision Strike Missile

March 11, 2020 @ 06:28 AM

Lockheed Martin has announced it has conducted second test of the US Armys next-generation long-range precision strike missile, PrSM. “Lockheed Martin successfully tested its next-generation long-range missile designed for the Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, NM

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

MBDA’s Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile Clears France’s Qualification Test

March 6, 2020 @ 11:40 AM

The MBDA-made Sea Venom light anti-ship missile has cleared its first qualification test conducted by Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA). “The French Directorate General of Armaments has announced the success of the 1st qualifying round of the new light anti-ship helicopter missile,” DGA

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

Poland to Order 180 Javelin Missiles, Related Equipment for $100M

March 5, 2020 @ 05:21 AM

The United States has greenlighted Polands request of acquiring 180 Javelin missiles and related equipment for $100 million. Javelin is a shoulder-fired missile intended to take down tanks, armored vehicles and low flying aircraft

Turkish Drone Strike Destroys Syrian Army’s Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System

February 29, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

A missile fired by a Turkish Drone destroyed a Russian-made Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System (ADS) of the Syrian Army deployed in Idlib province on Friday. Information leaked to the Turkish media said that the ADSs radar was active moments before the impact, indicating that the system failed to detect the incoming missile

First Test of Russia’s Long Range hypersonic missile ‘Tsirkon’ Successful

February 28, 2020 @ 10:02 AM

The first test launch of Russias land and sea attack hypersonic missile fired from frigate Admiral Gorshkov has been termed a success. The missile traveled at 9 times the speed of sound after launch from a frigate in the Barents Sea and hit a ground target in the test held in January, TASS said quoting two unnamed officials from the North-Western Federal District today

Russian Military to receive 144 S-350 ‘Vityaz’ Air Defense Systems by 2027

February 27, 2020 @ 10:21 AM

The Russian military will receive 144 S-350 ‘Vityaz air defense systems by 2027, even as training has just commenced with their first system delivered in December. Almaz Antey will deliver 12 S-350s batteries, each consisting of 12 missile systems

US Navy tests first Standard Missile-2 from Raytheon's Restarted Production Line

February 26, 2020 @ 04:25 PM

The United States Navy has flight tested the first Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missile from Raytheon's production line that was restarted to supply the missiles to South Korea, Japan, Australia and Netherlands. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne Navy target, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Raytheon Bags US Army's $314 Patriot Modernization Contract

February 25, 2020 @ 02:43 PM

The US Army awarded Raytheon $314 million to modernize their Patriot air and missile defense systems on January 30. The task order is funded by the 17 nations that rely on Patriot for integrated air and missile defense

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