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...

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...

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...

S.Korea Selects MBDA Meteor Missiles for KF-X Fighter

November 25, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

European MBDA has been selected by South Korea to arm its new indigenous KF-X fighter jet with Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAMs). The contract awarded by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) also includes providing integration support to KAI, transfer of know-how and manufacture of test equipment for the KF-X integration...

UAE Fortifies Dubai Airshow Site With Russian Pantsir Systems

November 21, 2019 @ 06:43 AM

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has secured the ongoing Dubai Airshow using Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft systems it bought for $800 million a couple of years ago. “Yes, we are using the Pantsir systems to provide security at the Dubai Airshow 2019

MBDA Plans Interceptor Missile to rival US's Patriot, Russian S-400

November 14, 2019 @ 09:44 AM

European missile consortium MBDA has indicated plans to build an interceptor missile system that will counter ballistic, cruise missile as well as latest generation fighter jets. MBDA decided to move ahead with the program following the greenlighting of the TWISTER (Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance) project, by the Council of the European Union, last week

Pantsir-S Training for Serbian Military Personnel Begins

November 6, 2019 @ 05:57 AM

Russia has begun training of Serbian military personnel on the know-how of operating the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft system that Belgrade acquired recently. “Serbias Pantsir-S is currently being assembled

Serbia to not buy Russian S-400s

November 6, 2019 @ 05:25 AM

The president of Serbia denied having plans of buying S-400 air defense systems from Russia owing to cost issues, on Wednesday. "From what I saw, this is an impressive system

Ukraine Displays New Supersonic Missiles for Sukhois

November 5, 2019 @ 05:41 AM

Ukraine presented a new supersonic missile for its Su-27 and Su-24M fighters at the Weaponry and Security 2019 exhibition. The engineers at the Dnipro-based Yuzhnoye Design Office, who developed the missile "Bliskavka" (lightning) claim it is virtually “impossible to shoot it down," Dnipro Panorama reports

Boeing Sets up New Consortium to Create All-domain Remote Sensing Network in...

October 23, 2019 @ 05:42 AM

Boeing has announced setting up a new consortium of international companies, called IRSA Development Group (IDG), to work on a scalable, all-domain system-of-systems for remote sensing and persistent monitoring of the Arctic and other remote areas. The network is called IRSA (Integrated Remote Sensing for the Arctic) and comprises satellites, high altitude long endurance (HALE) drones, medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drones, small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS), sea-surface and sub-sea platforms, and ground stations

Cameroon to buy Russia’s Panstir-S1 Anti-Aircraft System

October 22, 2019 @ 09:01 AM

Cameroon is eyeing a Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft system purchase from Russia, said Mahamat Paba Sale, Ambassador of the African Republic, on Tuesday. “We are hoping to sign a contract