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Raytheon Awarded $239M for StormBreaker Smart Bomb Production

October 16, 2020 @ 07:09 AM

The Pentagon today awarded Raytheon a $239.113 million contract for StormBreaker (SDBII, GBU-53/B) production Lot 6

DRDO Aborts 800km Nirbhay Cruise Missile Test after Launch

October 12, 2020 @ 10:55 AM

Indias state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) aborted 800km-range Nirbhay cruise missile minutes after its launch on Monday. “The missile was fired at 10

Latvia Installs New SPIKE Missiles Team Trainer for SPIKE LR2, SPIKE SR

October 12, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

Latvian National Armed Forces have completed the installation of a new Team Trainer for SPIKE Missiles. The new system will train Latvian forces to use Rafael Advanced Defense Systems SPIKE LR2 and SR missiles, procured from EuroSpike (a joint venture between Rafael, Diehl Defence, and Rheinmetall Electronics), Rafael said in a...

Iran Unveils Air-to-Ground Rocket, 700 km Missile

September 28, 2020 @ 01:23 PM

Iran has unveiled two new weapons- an air-to-ground rocket and a 700 km missile- both of which look aimed at the export market. Iran has been supplying weapons to Syria and other countries in the Middle East and Africa for free

Boeing Awarded $2.2 Billion for Small Diameter Bomb

September 25, 2020 @ 04:16 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $2,239,707,532 contract for the Small Diameter Bomb Increment I weapon program. This contract provides for a guaranteed minimum Lot 15 award and a five-year ordering period for Small Diameter Bomb Increment I, focused lethality munition, containers and carriages for the Department of Defense and Foreign Military Sales partner nations

Raytheon to Upgrade AMRAAM Software

September 10, 2020 @ 05:38 AM

Raytheon Missile Systems has won a $125 million for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) system improvement program. This contract provides for delivery of software updates to the AMRAAM inventory

Greece to Discuss with MBDA Missile Purchase for Rafale Jets

September 2, 2020 @ 06:48 PM

A team from the French munitions manufacturer, MBDA is expected in Athens on September 3 to discuss the supply of missiles and other munitions for the proposed Rafale fighter jets that Greece is likely to purchase. The discussions would center on the prospect of acquiring state-of-the-art missiles such as Meteor, Mica NG and SCALP

US Clears 32 AIM-120C-8 Missiles Sale to Japan for Possible use on...

August 27, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

US State Department has approved a possible sale to Japan of 32 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) with support for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

India Test-fires French MICA Missile from Su-30MKI Jet

August 21, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has reportedly covertly test-fired two rounds of French MICA missiles from a Su-30MKI fighter on August 17 and 18, ahead of the missiles integration with the Rafale. Defence sources told

As Rafale Jets Arrive, China Conducts Live-fire Tests of Tor Air Defence...

August 11, 2020 @ 04:40 AM

The Chinese PLA conducted a “whole-process live-fire test” of its TorM1 anti-aircraft missile systems in northwestern Chinas Gobi desert on July 26, 2020 just a few days before Rafale fighter jets arrived in India. The PLA conducts equipment tests in the Gobi desert as it mimics some of the conditions found along the Indo-China border in the high altitude Tibet region

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