Northrop Delivers 1000th AGM-88E Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

December 16, 2019 @ 03:28 PM

Northrop Grumman has delivered the 1000th AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system to the US Navy. A ceremony at the Northrop Grumman production facility in Northridge, California, commemorated the occasion, the company said in a statement

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

US Army's Precision Strike Missile Completes First Flight Test

December 11, 2019 @ 07:09 AM

Lockheed Martin has completed testing its next-generation long-range missile designed for the US Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. During the flight test, the PrSM was fired from Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher and flew approximately 240 kilometers to the...

Philippines’ BrahMos Buy A “Done Deal”

December 10, 2019 @ 07:17 AM

The Philippines Army has zeroed in on purchase of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to be equipped on its first ever land-based missile system battery following extensive trials and the only thing that remains is finance aspect of the deal. “As far as the Philippines Army is concerned, the consensus on...

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

Russian Arctic to be Shielded by S-400s by Year-end

December 9, 2019 @ 01:43 PM

Russian battalion in the Northern Fleet will be equipped with S-400 air defense systems to shield the Russian Arctic region from aerial threats, by the end of this year. "This year, S-400 systems will enter service with the air defense missile regiment stationed on Novaya Zemlya

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) program, Globes reported Friday

Russia Inducts S-300V4 Air Defense System

December 6, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

Russian troops in the Eastern Military District have received and inducted first of the country's S-300V4 air defense systems. "This system has arrived for service with the Eastern Military Districts air defense troops for the first time," Eastern Military District said in a statement Friday

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

Taiwan Deploys 400 Locally-made Anti-Tank Missiles to Deter Chinese Invasion

December 2, 2019 @ 09:36 AM

Taiwan has deployed some 400 locally-made "Kestrel" anti-tank missiles around key government installations to deter Chinas Peoples Liberation Army, the Military Police Command said in its annual budget report submitted to the Legislative Yuan yesterday. The Kestrel missile launcher is a disposable, shoulder-launched, single-shot system that can fire a high-explosive anti-tank warhead or a high-explosive squash head,