Javelin Joint Venture completes first F-Model Missile

May 7, 2020 @ 06:36 AM

The Javelin Joint Venture team, a partnership of Raytheon and Lockheed Martin completed the first production Javelin F-Model (FGM-148F) missile. The Javelin is a man-portable, fire-and-forget weapon system

US Army Awards AeroVironment $76M for Switchblade Weapon Systems

May 1, 2020 @ 06:00 AM

The US Army has awarded AeroVironment a contract worth $76 million for the supply of Switchblade Weapon System. The Switchblade is a miniature, high-precision strike tactical missile system designed to engage stationary and moving targets

Indonesia Developing Missile for its F-16 Jets

April 30, 2020 @ 10:26 AM

Indonesian Aerospace (PT Dirgantara Indonesia) is currently developing a new missile for the Air Forces fleet of F-16 fighter jets. “PT DI is in the process of developing a missile to complement its 70-millimeter Folding-fin Aerial Rocket (FFAR), which has been fitted onto the Air Forces F-16 jets,” president director Elfien...

Northrop to Manufacture Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles Meant For F/A-18 Jets

April 24, 2020 @ 03:47 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a contract worth $165 million to provide AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles (AARGMs) to be armed on FA-18 jets of the US Navy and Italian forces. "The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation $165 million for Lot 9 full rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E Advanced...

Indian Navy's P-8I MPA to get Harpoon Missiles, MK 54 Torpedos

April 14, 2020 @ 06:01 AM

The United States has approved India's $155 million request to buy 10 Harpoon Block II air launched missiles and 19 MK 54 torpedos to arm the Navy's P-8I Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. According to a release by Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), India had requested to buy ten (10) AGM-84L Harpoon...

Indonesia Preparing National Air Operations Command

April 10, 2020 @ 11:53 AM

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 of all three military branches, Air Force chief of staff Marshal Yuyu Sutisna during the forces 74th anniversary ceremony at its headquarters in Cilangkap, East Jakarta, on Thursday

USAF Orders 48 Lockheed Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles

April 8, 2020 @ 05:14 AM

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

Testing Commences of Russian R-37M Hypersonic air-to-air Missile from Su-35 Jet

April 4, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

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 MiG type Russian fighter jets well into the next decade

Lockheed Tests US Army’s New Precision Strike Missile

March 11, 2020 @ 06:28 AM

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

Russia Working on Anti-Hypersonic Missile Defence System

February 14, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

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 characteristics and composition of the prospective system

Philippines to Purchase Two Brahmos Missile Batteries from India, Contract in May

January 14, 2020 @ 08:25 AM

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

German Army to buy MBDA’s ‘Enforcer’ Shoulder-launched Missile System

January 2, 2020 @ 11:56 AM

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