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

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...

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

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...

India Test-fires Astra BVR Air-to-Air missile from Su-30MKI Jet

September 17, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

India test-fired Astra Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile equipped on a Su-30MKI fighter jet that took off from an airbase in eastern Indian state of West Bengal, on Tuesday. The Astra missile, which can fly towards its target at a speed of over 5,555 kilometres per hour (4

Raytheon to Provide Test Mission Support For USAF’s AMRAAM Missiles

September 5, 2019 @ 09:25 AM

Raytheon has won a $8.4 million modification contract for field team support services for US Air Forces Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) development test mission support

PAE Aviation and Technical Services to Test Air-to-Air Missiles of USAF F-15,...

August 27, 2019 @ 08:47 AM

PAE Aviation and Technical Services has won a $19 million modification contract to test air-to-air missiles of the United States Air Forces (USAFs) F-15, F-16, F-22 and F-35 jets. “The company has been awarded a $19

Cruise Missile Developed for F-35 Could be Used in Turkey’s Indigenous Fighter,...

August 5, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

An air-to-surface cruise missile developed for the F-35 fighter jet could be used with Turkey's national combat aircraft and attack UAVs, besides offered to countries which are part of the F-35 program. Turkeys industry and technology minister, Mustafa Varank said on Saturday that the SOM-J cruise missile jointly developed by the US and Turkey, will be deployed on local air assets following Ankaras ouster from the F-35 program

Iran Announces Development of Three Helicopter-borne Missiles

April 26, 2019 @ 03:49 PM

Iran's Ministry of Defense and the Army Aviation have developed three new missiles with range over kilometers to be mounted on the militarys attack helicopters, with a view to their mass-production in near future. The missiles are respectively dubbed Heidar, Qamar-e Bani Hashem, and the airborne version of the Dehlaviyeh armor-piercing missile, Fars News Agency reported on Thursday

MBDA Test-fires Brimstone 3 Precision-Strike Weapon

March 28, 2019 @ 03:09 PM

MBDA has test-fired latest iteration of the precision-strike weapon, Brimstone 3. Conducted at the Vidsel range in Sweden, the telemetry unit-equipped Brimstone 3 was deployed from a surface launcher against a pick-up truck target, the company said in a statement

Russia Tests Nuclear Powered Cruise Missile Burevestnik

February 16, 2019 @ 12:41 PM

Russia has conducted a series of trials of a nuclear powered cruise missile Burevestnik at one of its facilities in January. The tests of the compact nuclear power unit for cruise missile Burevestnik have been successfully competed in Russia,

Turkey Kicks Off Project to Develop Long Range Air Defense System

October 31, 2018 @ 06:18 PM

Turkey has commenced work on ‘Project Siper, its first long range air defense system to protect itself from missiles and aircraft. Project Siper will perform similar roles as the S-400 air defence system that Ankara bought from Russia and the US-made Patriot which Washington reportedly refused to sell to Turkey