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