US Marines test-fire Land Artillery Rocket System from Amphibious Ship

October 25, 2017 @ 09:19 AM

US Marines conducted a firing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the deck of an amphibious transport dock, scoring a major extension of the land-based platforms ability to function as naval artillery. A detachment of Marines set up the vehicle-borne launch system on the flight deck of amphibious...

Saab to Supply Meteor BVR Missile Subsystem to MBDA

October 19, 2017 @ 01:49 PM

Saab has signed a contract with MBDA for deliveries of subsystems for the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) missile system. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 150 million and deliveries to MBDA will take place during the period 2020-2021

US Approves $15 Billion THAAD Sale to Saudi Arabia to Counter Iranian...

October 7, 2017 @ 04:23 AM

The US State Department has approved an estimated $15 billion Sale to Saudi Arabia for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and related equipment and services for an estimated cost of $15 billion. THAADs exo-atmospheric, hit-to-kill capability will add an upper-tier to Saudi Arabias layered missile defense architecture and will support...

Japan to Buy Raytheon Air-to-air Missiles for US$113 M

October 5, 2017 @ 04:06 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Japan of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs) estimated to cost US$113 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency(DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Wednesday

Air-to-air Missiles Found Damaged in Japan's Komatsu Air Base

September 22, 2017 @ 11:26 AM

Air-to-air missiles belonging to Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) were found damaged at the Komatsu Air Base in March this year repairs of which are expected to cost 29.5 million yen, it was revealed on Sept

Lockheed Martin Awarded $548 Million for US Army Hellfire Missile Contract

August 25, 2017 @ 04:09 AM

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control was awarded a $547,934,477 modification to a previous contract for a Hellfire II missile production requirement that consists of 7,358 Hellfire II tactical missiles in containers, in various air-to ground missiles models. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Sept

Lockheed, Raytheon Awarded US$900 Million Each To Develop Long Range Standoff...

August 24, 2017 @ 04:50 AM

Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have been awarded a $900 million contract each for the Long Range Standoff (LRSO) weapon's technology maturation and risk reduction (TMRR) acquisition phase, a US DoD release said. The contract supports replacement of the AGM-86B air-launched cruise missile

German Firm To Develop Rolling Airframe Missile Under US-Germany Cooperation

June 24, 2017 @ 05:07 AM

German manufacturer RAMSYS GmbH is being awarded an 82 Million Euro contract for design and development of a rolling airframe missile (RAM) Block 2B guided missile round pack. The RAM guided missile weapon system is co-developed and co-produced under an international cooperative program between the governments of the U

Indian Firm Develops Ejection System For Su-30MKI-Launched Brahmos Missile

February 17, 2017 @ 01:40 PM

Tucked away in a corner of the stall displays is one of the most interesting products at Aero India 2017- a pneumatic ejection system for the Brahmos missile air version whose maiden test launch from an Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI jet is planned this year. The nearly three feet long device is to be fitted inside the launcher developed by BrahMos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited (BATL), a subsidiary of BrahMos Aerospace

Ukraine To Develop New Air Defense Missile System

January 9, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

Ukraine has approved a program to develop new air defense system, including a new medium-range missile. This new Ukrainian air defense system will strengthen the capacity of Ukrainian armed forces to protect its airspace,

Almaz-Antey Develops New Gen Air Defense System

November 28, 2016 @ 02:14 PM

Russias arms manufacturing concern Almaz-Antey is developing a new generation medium-range missile system, the concerns CEO Yan Novikov said. "We never stop, we keep moving on

BrahMos Test-fire From Su-30MKI Jet Likely In December

October 20, 2016 @ 04:47 AM

The first test of the BrahMos Missile fired from the underbelly of the Su-30MKI fighter jet is likely to take place this December. A decommissioned Indian Navy warship is expected to the target for the super-sonic cruise missile traveling at almost three times the speed of sound, various Indian media reported quoting unnamed sources