US Clears $39M AMRAAM Sale to Netherlands

July 28, 2020 @ 04:23 AM

The United States has agreed to sell 16 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment to Netherlands for $39 million. On Monday, the State Department said it made a determination approving the possible Foreign Military Sale

Raytheon Scores $35M AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles Deal

July 7, 2020 @ 02:36 AM

Raytheon has won a $34.75 million contract to produce around 120 additional AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles

Indian ASTRA BVR Missiles for Navy & IAF Fighters

July 3, 2020 @ 06:29 AM

Fighter jets of the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be armed with Astra, the countrys first beyond visual range air-to-air missiles. “The induction of Astra Missiles having Beyond Visual Range capability will serve as a force multiplier and immensely add to the strike capability of the Navy...

Pentagon Pulls Down Images of Nuclear Bomb Drop Test from F-35

June 24, 2020 @ 01:07 PM

The Pentagon has pulled down images of F-35 drop tests with the B61-12 nuclear free-fall bomb soon after the images were published in many media outlets recently. The page within the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS) where the images were posted

Raytheon StormBreaker 'Smart Weapon' fired from Super Hornet Jet

June 15, 2020 @ 05:47 PM

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, completed the first guided release of a StormBreaker smart weapon from an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet on Monday. The jet will become the second fighter jet to add the weapon when the program reaches initial operational capability later this year

Russia Kamov Ka-52M Helicopter to Get New 100Km Range Cruise Missile

June 11, 2020 @ 12:25 PM

Russias upgraded Kamov Ka-52M gunship will soon be armed with a new cruise missile with a range of 100km. According to the governments procurement website, state trials of the missile codenamed ‘item 305 equipped on the combat helicopter will begin in December of this year, and is scheduled to be completed in September 2022

Second Set of S-400 Air Defence Systems Could be Assembled in Turkey

June 8, 2020 @ 06:35 PM

Ankara and Moscow are currently negotiating co-production of the S-400 air defence systems (ADS) in Turkey. Russia has agreed to supply a second set of S-400 ADS to Turkey with co-production, the head of the secretariat of the defense industry of Turkey, Ismail Demir said in an interview with NTV channel Sunday

BAE Systems Test Fires Advanced Precision Kill Weapon from Ground Vehicle

June 2, 2020 @ 05:09 AM

BAE Systems has test fired Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS), a laser-guided rocket, from a tactical configuration ground-based weapon system for the first time. The test demonstrated the flexibility of APKWS rockets to deliver standoff precision strike capabilities for ground forces, providing warfighters with a unique solution for engaging targets with greater range than small arms fire and without the need for air support, BAE Systems said in a statement Monday

General Dynamics Wins $3.2 Billion Order to Supply Hydra-70 rockets for US...

May 30, 2020 @ 01:27 AM

General Dynamics-OTS was awarded a $3,420,531,156 hybrid contract for production and engineering services for Hydra-70 rocket systems. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept

Leonardo AW159 Helicopter Fires Thales ‘Martlet’ Lightweight Missile

May 26, 2020 @ 02:08 PM

Leonardo AW159 Wildcat helicopter fired a ‘Martlet Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) built by Thales for the first time today. The firing trials were conducted from 27th April to 21st May 2020

Turkish MoD Tests Locally-made Precision Guidance Kit from Fighter Jet

May 18, 2020 @ 06:17 PM

Turkeys MoD successfully test-fired the HGK-84, a domestically produced precision guidance kit, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Monday. “The test-firing of our HGK-84 LAB (Precision Guidance Kit-84 Laser Seeker Head) produced by domestic and national facilities were successfully carried out,” the ministry posted on Twitter

US Navy Awards Boeing $1.9B to Supply Saudi Arabia with SLAM ER...

May 14, 2020 @ 10:40 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Boeing $1.9 billion combined to supply Stand-off Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) missiles to Saudi Arabia