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Mobile Phone Led Israelis to Destory Pantsir-S Air Defence Battery in Syria

February 3, 2020 @ 11:49 AM

The Israeli military bombed and destroyed a Pantsir-S air defence system (ADS) after its Syrian operator left behind a mobile phone providing a lead to the location of the ADS, a top official of the Russian manufacturer has admitted. Information of the Pantsir-S systems destruction emerged in an Israeli MoD video...

New Hypersonic Missile Makes Russian Pantsyr-S More Lethal

January 29, 2020 @ 10:53 AM

Russias Pantsyr-S anti-aircraft missile-gun system has been equipped with a new Mach 5 hypersonic missile making its substantially more lethal than systems having only subsonic missiles. “The new missile approaches the target more quickly, which increases the systems rate of fire because the firing channel is freed faster,” Chief Designer for...

Russia Delivers 120 Surface-To-Air Missiles to Turkey for S-400 Use

January 21, 2020 @ 09:56 AM

Turkey has taken the delivery of 120 surface-to-air guided missiles to be fired from its new Russian S-400 air defense systems. "Turkey has received two S-400 battalions, more than 120 surface-to-air missiles, as well as auxiliary equipment, spare parts and tools," a military diplomatic source was quoted as saying by TASS...

Delivery of 6 Pantsir-S1 Missile Systems to Serbia in 2020

January 20, 2020 @ 10:29 AM

Russia will deliver one Pantsir-S1 battery consisting of six missile systems to Serbia in this year. “Russia and Serbia signed a deal on one battery made up of six Pantsir-S1 missile systems

India’s Test of K-4 SLBM from Pontoon Successful

January 20, 2020 @ 06:27 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out test of a 3,500-km range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a fixed underwater pontoon on Sunday afternoon. “The test was conducted from a submerged pontoon and has met the desired parameters

Sea Ceptor Supersonic Missile Defence System Offered to Indian Navy

January 18, 2020 @ 02:45 PM

L&T MBDA Missile Systems Ltd has submitted its first bid to the Indian Armed Forces- offering the latest generation Sea Ceptor naval air defence system, in its RFP response for the Indian Navys Short-Range Surface to Air Missile (SRSAM) requirement. The Sea Ceptor, that made its debut at DefExpo-2018, will be built in India

First IAF Squadron with BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKI to be Inaugurated Next Week

January 16, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

Indian Defense Minister will inaugurate the induction ceremony of first Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI squadron equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles at the Air Force Station in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu state, on January 20. "The induction ceremony of the jets armed with BrahMos would take place on January 20 and the fighters would have the most potent platform capable of long reach and multi-role capabilities," Air Marshal Amit Tiwari said on Wednesday

Philippines to Purchase Two Brahmos Missile Batteries from India, Contract in May

January 14, 2020 @ 08:25 AM

The Philippines Army is set to become the first international customer of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile with its Department of National Defense (DND) intending to buy two batteries the contract for which is expected to be signed in May 2020. Following the announcement by DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in December, Brahmos is gearing up for its first international sale

Turkey Tests F-16 AMRAAM Replacement Missile

January 13, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

Turkey has completed testing its Gökdoğan (Peregrine) air-to-air missile, developed as a direct replacement for US-made AMRAAM and Sidewinder missiles. The project for

Tests of Upgraded Israeli Iron Dome Complete

January 13, 2020 @ 07:17 AM

Israel has completed decade-long tests of its new upgraded Iron Dome system on Sunday, with the defense ministry claiming it to have completed 2,400 successful interceptions with a success rate of over 85%. “We have completed a series of tests with a success rate of 100 percent

Iraq Accelerates S-300 Negotiations After Attack on Airbases

January 11, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

Iraq has resumed talks with Russia regarding its purchase of S-300 air defense systems, days after attack on its air bases hosting American troops. "Iraq has resumed its talks on the purchase of Russian S-300s

Boeing Delivers World’s Most Powerful Rocket’s Core Stage to NASA

January 9, 2020 @ 06:48 AM

Boeing on Tuesday delivered the core stage of NASAs first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agencys Pegasus barge. NASA will transport the SLS core stage to its Stennis Space Center in Bay St

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