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South Korean Guided Missiles Shooting Off The Mark

September 26, 2016 @ 04:40 AM

Amidst heightened tension with North Korea, it has been revealed that only five of the nine South Korean guided missiles test-fired this year struck the intended target. A South Korean lawmaker raised concerns over the militarys guided missile systems that showed poor accuracy in test launches as well as the...

Russian Warships Launch Cruise Missiles Against Islamic State in Syria

October 7, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Russian warships today launched 26 cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria. All targets were destroyed claimed a Sputnik International report quoting Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu who said Wednesday during a meeting with President Putin

Russian Sets-Up Unofficial No-Fly Zone Over Syria: Reports

October 5, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

By deploying Navy cruiser Moskva armed with S-300 ship-to-air missiles opposite the Syrian coastal town of Latakia, Moscow has effectively enforced a no-fly zone over most of Syria. Israeli website Debkafile quoting intelligence sources said that all US and European aircraft currently deployed over Syria besides Israeli warplanes would be exposed...

Belarus, Russia Begin Development Of New Air Defense System

August 21, 2015 @ 02:46 PM

Belarus and Russia have started joint development of a new short-range air defense system to replace the outdated Strela-10M systems currently in service with their armed forces. “The work is being carried out in the framework of the [Russia-Belarus] Union State

Joint Air-to-ground Missile Engages Targets in Flight Test

July 13, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Lockheed demonstrated its multi-mode Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM), engaging two laser-designated stationary targets during recent Government-led flight tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. In the first test, the missile flew four kilometers, engaged its precision-strike, semi-active laser and hit the stationary target

Russian S-300 And S-400 Tactile Defense Systems Enter Service

March 12, 2015 @ 02:26 PM

Russian armys mobile tactical air defense S-300 and S-400 systems have entered services, various media reported Thursday. The systems are designed to engage hard targets such as nuclear warheads, rather than satellites

India To Conduct Final Trial Of Astra BVR Air-to-Air Missile This Week

March 10, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

India will be conducting the final round phase trial of Astra, beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile on March 12 before inducting it in its Armed Forces. Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has begun preparation for a fresh trial of the indigenously developed missile from a defense base off the Odisha coast

Egypt Receives Antey-2500 Defense Missile Systems

March 6, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Russia has delivered Antey-2500 advanced anti-aircraft missile system to Egypt, marking the first deployment of long-range interceptor in the Middle East. The delivery of air defense missile systems has been started under a recent deal reached between Moscow and Egypt

Exelis Missile Launcher Pylons for Saab Gripen E Fighters

February 24, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

Exelis has signed a business agreement with Saab Aeronautics to develop, supply and support Pneumatic Missile Eject Launcher pylons (PMEL) for use on Saab's next generation Gripen E multirole fighter aircraft. The PMEL will enable powered ejection of Meteor and AMRAAM (AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile) from the fuselage underside

Raytheon Developing Extended Range AMRAAM Air TO Air Missile

February 24, 2015 @ 01:19 PM

Raytheon is developing an extended range variant of the combat-proven Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for ground-air defense and will enable intercepts at longer range and higher altitudes. "The new missile will be even faster and more maneuverable than the current AMRAAM," said Mike Jarrett Raytheon vice president of Air Warfare Systems in companys press statement on Sunday

Russia Develops New Fuel For Hypersonic Cruise Missile

February 17, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Russia has developed a fuel that will enable missiles to fly five times faster the speed of sound. If the development is utilized effectively, it would make Russia a major player in a growing hypersonic arms race, a deputy defense minister told The Mascow Times

DRDO To Conduct User Trails Of Prithvi And AAD Interceptor Missiles

February 13, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Indias Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) will conduct user trail of Army version of Prithvi weapon system and developmental trail of Advanced Air Defense (AAD) interceptor missile later this month or early March. “The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Army will carry out the test of Prithvi from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-sea while the interceptor missile will be tested from the launching complex-IV located in Wheeler Island near Dhamra in Bhadrak district,” an unnamed source was quoted as saying by Indian Express Daily Thursday

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