MBDA Completes Delivery of 1000th MMP Missile to French Armed Forces

November 26, 2021 @ 03:29 AM

MBDA announced Thursday that it completed delivery of a batch of MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée / medium range missile) to the French Service Interarmées des Munitions (SIMu) recently, which included the 1000th MMP. According to the Loi de Programmation Militaire, the delivery of 1,950 missiles is planned by 2025

Thales Australia Invests $6M to Accelerate Sovereign Guided Weapons Manufacturing Capability

November 17, 2021 @ 04:15 AM

Thales Australia announced a $6 million investment in advanced manufacturing equipment at the Commonwealth owned Mulwala facility in regional New South Wales1, to accelerate sovereign guided weapons manufacturing capability. Thaless investment in new large-scale preparation and mixing equipment will enable a 500% increase in the size of rocket motors able to...

U.S. Approves AIM-120C Missile Buy for Saudi Arabia's F-15, Typhoon Jets...

November 9, 2021 @ 07:31 AM

Saudi Arabia is likely to soon place an order worth $650 million for AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) to arm its fleet of F-15 and Typhoon fighter jets. The U

U.S.A.F. Orders JASSM-ER Missiles

November 6, 2021 @ 05:11 AM

The U.S

Lockheed Martin Teams Up with Rafael to Develop SPICE 250 Weapon Systems

November 3, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

Lockheed Martin will team up with Israeli company Rafael to jointly develop, market, manufacture and support Rafael's Smart, Precise Impact and Cost-Effective (SPICE) 250 weapon system for sale in the United States and in Poland. This agreement marks the first time SPICE 250 is available for sale to the U

Indian Air Force, DRDO Test Indigenously Developed Long-Range Bomb

October 29, 2021 @ 02:25 PM

Indias state run defense firm Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) jointly tested an indigenously developed Long-Range Bomb (LRB) from an aerial platform on October 29, 2021. The LRB, after release from the IAF fighter aircraft, guided to a land-based target at a long range with accuracy within specified limits

Rostec’s New Parachute to Allow Safe Landing of Personnel from 150m at...

October 29, 2021 @ 06:34 AM

A new parachute system, Cadet-75, developed by Rostec-subsidiary Tekhnodinamika Holding will allow the landing of military personnel from the height of at least 150m when the aircraft is flying at a speed of 180kmph. Cadet-75 successfully passed flight design tests at the airfields of the Ivanovo and Belgorod regions, Rostec said in a

Norwegian F-35A Jets to get Joint Strike Missiles

October 23, 2021 @ 05:44 AM

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has signed a contract with Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS to to supply the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) for Norways fleet of F-35A Lightning II fighters. The contract is valued at MNOK 3,950 ($473 million)

China Clones Ukrainian Supersonic Cruise Missile

October 20, 2021 @ 07:57 AM

Chinas Guangdong Hongda Blasting Co Ltd presented HD-1A missile that shares striking similarities to the Ukrainian-made Bliskavka (“Lightning”) supersonic cruise missile. The company unveiled a mock-up of its new missile system at the Airshow China 2021 in Zhuhai