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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

Israeli ‘Spike’ Missile Test-fired from BAE Systems’ CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

January 8, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

BAE Systems test- fired Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-LR (long range) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in a recent series of tests. This advancement diversifies the CV90s operational capabilities on the battlefield by enabling indirect fire at long distances or at air targets,a BAE Systems release...

France “Obstructing” Turkey-Eurosam Missile Defence System Project: Turkish Official

January 7, 2020 @ 08:55 AM

France is “obstructing” the Turkish-Eurosam missile defence system project from progressing beyond the project definition stage. Following Turkeys “Operation Peace Spring” late last year in Norther Syria, France is impeding progress in the joint anti-air missile system of Eurosam-Turkey, Defense Industries Directorate chairperson İsmail Demir said Monday...

German Army to buy MBDA’s ‘Enforcer’ Shoulder-launched Missile System

January 2, 2020 @ 11:56 AM

The German Armed Forces have contracted European missile manufacturer, MBDA to purchase the ‘Enforcer shoulder-launched precision-guided anti-armor missile system. Signed on 20 December, the contract will fulfill the German requirement for a lightweight, day/night, precision-guided, shoulder-launched weapon system with an effective range of more than 1,800m

Raytheon Receives $768M AMRAAM Missile Contract for USAF, Allies

December 31, 2019 @ 07:14 AM

Raytheon has received a $768 million US Air Force contract to manufacture Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for various allies including Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The missiles are to be mounted on aircraft such as the F-16, F-15 and F-35

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 (

Hypersonic Missiles to Give Russia Lead in Global Missile Race

December 26, 2019 @ 07:17 AM

Russias new hypersonic cruise missiles-the ‘Tsirkon land and sea-launched versions besides the ‘Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missiles will give Moscow a lead over the United States in next generation missiles. The claim was part of President Vladimir Putins statement at a meeting with the top military brass on Tuesday in which latest Russian developments in missile technology were detailed

Germany Orders Meteor Missiles from MBDA

December 24, 2019 @ 09:51 AM

Germany has ordered an unspecified number of Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAMs) from MBDA. The missiles will arm German Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets

India Tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile System

December 23, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

Indias Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the fourth test of Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) System from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on the Chandipur coast, Odisha state, on Monday. The weapon systems were tested in final configuration with a radar mounted on a vehicle and missiles on the launcher

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

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