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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)...

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...

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,

China Developing New Waverider Hypersonic Vehicle

December 2, 2019 @ 08:09 AM

Chinas “Xingkong-2” currently undergoing trials, is the countrys first waverider hypersonic vehicle with its development starting a year prior to the DF-17. Enumerating differences between the DF-17 and the Xingkong-2 (Starry Sky-2), Ma Jun, a military expert, told state-run CCTV that the latter "might use a different flight pattern to the DF-17

US Army to get Joint-Air-to-Ground Missiles

November 28, 2019 @ 02:37 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $134.7 million modification contract to supply Joint-Air-to-Ground Missiles (JAGMs) to the US Army

Large Scale Deployment of Russian Pantsir-S Air Defence Systems in Syria

November 27, 2019 @ 12:08 PM

In what appears to be preparation for a large scale attack by missiles and drones, Russia has deployed more than 30 Pantsir-S air defence systems which can detect and attack low-flying hostile projectiles. To date, [in service with the Syrian Arab Army] more than 30 anti-aircraft missile-cannon Pantsir-S systems have been deployed in Syria

F-16 Jets to be Tested Against Turkish S-400 Systems

November 26, 2019 @ 04:48 AM

Turkey will begin testing the radars of its new Russian-made S-400 air defense systems, against Lockheed F-16 jets over a period of two days. The fighters, along with other jets, will perform high and low altitude test flights on 25th and 26th of November for Turkey to test S-400 radars, Milliyet reported

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