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...

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...

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

Chinese firm Tests BrahMos-rivaling Supersonic Cruise Missile

October 17, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

A Chinese firm yesterday tested a ramjet powered- missile, HD-1 which it claims is a rival to the Indo-Russian BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Suggesting that the missile would target the potential market of BrahMos, a Chinese export was quoted by the Global Times publication as saying, “the BrahMos missile is a more expensive, less useful supersonic cruise missile developed by India and Russia

Japanese MOD to Develop High-speed Gliding Missiles

October 15, 2018 @ 11:09 AM

The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) plans to introduce "high-speed gliding missiles" having a range of 300-500 kilometers which glide to their target using small wings attached to the projectile. The target for delivery to the Ground Self Defence Forces (GSDF) is 2026,

Spanish Air Force’s TAURUS Missile to be Upgraded by MBDA, Saab JV...

October 9, 2018 @ 11:23 AM

The Spanish Ministry of Defence and TAURUS Systems GmbH (TSG) signed a contract for an upgrade of the operational capability of the TAURUS KEPD 350 Weapon System used by the Spanish Air Force. The TAURUS KEPD 350 has been in the inventory of the Spanish Air force for 10 years

Saab, Raytheon to Develop Guided Munition for Carl-Gustaf Weapon System

October 9, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

A Saab-Raytheon collaboration has received a contract from the United States Army to demonstrate a guided munition for the Carl-Gustaf infantry weapon system, with three all-up-round test firings against threat-representative targets. In 2017, Saab announced its partnership with Raytheon to develop new weapons for infantry forces