Boeing Wins US Contract To supply Harpoon missiles To India

September 24, 2016 @ 10:47 AM

Boeing has been awarded $81 million contract by US States department to provide all-weather, over-the-horizon, Harpoon anti-ship missiles to India. The missiles are expected to be ready in June 2018

US Approves Twenty Submarine Launched Harpoon Missiles To Egypt For $143 Million

May 16, 2016 @ 03:59 PM

The US State Department has approved sale of Twenty UGM-84L Harpoon Block II Encapsulated Missiles and two Encapsulated Harpoon Certification Training Vehicles (EHCTV) to Egypt for $143 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 11, 2016

Brahmos Missile Test Validates Indian Destroyer INS Kochi’s Systems

November 1, 2015 @ 07:42 PM

The Brahmos cruise missile was successfully tested from Indian Navys newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi. The second of Project 15A “Kolkata-class” guided missile destroyer test fired the missile as part of an acceptance test during a naval drill being conducted on off Indias west coast

Barak Missile Project to Help Intensify India-Israel Defence Tech Partnership

August 24, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

India and Israel look to expanding technology partnership in defence products following the lead provided by the ship-launched Barak missile which the two countries are developing together. Israeli Navy Chief Vice-Admiral Ram Rutberg today held talks with top Indian defence officials in the Indian capital as the two countries look at...

IS Militants Claim Missile Attack On Egyptian Navy Vessel

July 17, 2015 @ 01:19 PM

IS militants in Sinai claim that they have carried out a missile attack on an Egyptian naval vessel in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday. The militants said that they destroyed the naval ship with a guided missile

France Fires Naval Cruise Missile From Aquitaine Frigate

May 26, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

The French ministry of defense announced today that the frigate Aquitaine has successfully fired its first naval cruise missile on May 19. Aquitaine is the first unit in the multi-mission frigate program (FREMM)

Iran Navy To Develop Anti-Ship Phalanx Weapon System

March 9, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Iran has plans to manufacture a homegrown version of the Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS) on board military vessels for defense against anti-ship missiles, Tasnim News Agency reported Saturday. “The research work has now started on the Phalanx system to build its Iranian model,” Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari was quoted as saying by the agency

India To Buy 22 Harpoon Missiles For Navy’s Shishumar Subs

February 26, 2015 @ 11:37 AM

Indian government intends to purchase 22 Harpoon missiles for Indian Navys Shishumar Class submarines from US costing an approximate $200 million, Stratpost reported today. India has so far ordered 26 missiles for the eight P-8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft at an estimated $200 million that will be integrated by Boeing and 24 missiles for the Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar aircraft for $170 million integrated by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Finmeccanica-Selex Signs Infrared Seeker Contract For Anti-Ship Missile System At IDEX 2015

February 25, 2015 @ 08:59 AM

Finmeccanica – Selex ES has signed a new infrared seeker contract for the UK-France missile system, FASGW (H)/ANL that will equip a wide range of new generation helicopters. The contract signed with MBDA France and SAGEM was announced during the ongoing IDEX 2015 show at Abu Dhabi

North Korea Test-Fires Five Short-Range Missiles

February 9, 2015 @ 09:40 AM

North Korea fired five short-range missiles on Sunday, demonstrating its improving missile technology. The five projectiles were launched from locations near Wonsan, a coastal town east of Pyongyang and flew about 125 miles northeast before plunging into the sea, a Defense Ministry spokesman said

Israeli Defense Minister Ya’alon To Visit India For The First Time

February 6, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon is on his first visit to India after assuming office since bilateral relations were established in 1991. Yaalon will be meet senior Indian counterparts and will visit Aero India exhibition starting February 18

China Deploys DF-21D Ballistic Missiles To Guangdong For Blocking US Carrier Groups‏...

February 2, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

China's strategic missile force has deployed DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles to the southern province of Guangdong to stop US carrier groups from entering South China Sea waters. The DF-21D, which has attack range of 2,700 kilometers, can be used to form a blockade against the United States and allies in the Western Pacific