Indonesian military is preparing to launch a new command structure- the National Air Operations Command (NAOC)- which will be responsible for air defense within the archipelago. The formation of the NAOC is a follow up to the formation of the Joint Defense Area Command (Kogabwilhan), which oversees the existing combat units...
The US Air Force has placed an order for 48 Lockheed Martin-made Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs). "Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded a $167
Test firing of the Russian R-37M hypersonic air-to-air missile (also known as RVV-BD) from the Su-35 fighter jets are planned for end-2020 while flight tests to confirm compatibility with the Su-35 have already commenced. The R-37M is intended to be the main long-range air-to-air weapon for current and future Su and...
Lockheed Martin has announced it has conducted second test of the US Armys next-generation long-range precision strike missile, PrSM. “Lockheed Martin successfully tested its next-generation long-range missile designed for the Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, NM
A new multipurpose missile system mounted on a MiG-31 long range interceptor jet which will be capable of intercepting hypersonic weapons, is being planned by the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD). Studies have commenced on a super long-range air-to-air missile with a splitting warhead, and work is currently underway to determine...
The Philippines Army is set to become the first international customer of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile with its Department of National Defense (DND) intending to buy two batteries the contract for which is expected to be signed in May 2020. Following the announcement by DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in December, Brahmos is gearing up for its first international sale
The German Armed Forces have contracted European missile manufacturer, MBDA to purchase the ‘Enforcer shoulder-launched precision-guided anti-armor missile system. Signed on 20 December, the contract will fulfill the German requirement for a lightweight, day/night, precision-guided, shoulder-launched weapon system with an effective range of more than 1,800m
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
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 Russian developments in missile technology were detailed
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
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 target area
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