Domestic Firm May Build Parts For BrahMos Missile

January 7, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Indias Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) may bag the order to manufacture components for the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos. The country's biggest integrated engineering complex is in the final round of talks with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and is likely to bag the order early this year, said B...

France Hopes For $6 Billion Missile Project With India

January 2, 2015 @ 12:43 PM

France is hopeful that "Make in India" campaign would lead to clearing of the much-delayed surface-to-air missile systems project worth $6 billion with India. However, the Indian armed forces are skeptical about the missile since indigenously developed Akash is in play

Lockheed Martin Wins $235 Million US Navy's MK41 Vertical Launch System Contract

December 16, 2014 @ 02:24 AM

Lockheed Martin announced today that it has won a $235 million US Navy contract to continue building MK 41 Vertical Launch Systems (VLS) with options that, if exercised, would increase the value to $356 million. The VLS fires a wide range of missiles, primarily off of U

India’s INS Kolkata To Fire Long Range Missile In 2015

December 15, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Indias guided missile destroyer INS Kolkata will fire a long-range surface-to-air missile (LR-SAM) in 2015, The Hindu reported Saturday. “The vertical launch units of the LR-SAM, also called Barak 8, have been built into the vessel and the MF-STAR (multifunction surveillance and threat alert radar) is in place for missile guidance

Poorly Equipped Chinese Soldiers Wear Underwear With Strings: Claims Newspaper Article

December 10, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Chinese soldiers are so poorly equipped that they wear underwear with strings rather than elastic bands and their full equipment may not exceeds the price of two iPhones, according to the Guangzhou based Southern Weekly. The article published on December 4 says that Chinese soldiers wear World War II type...

Rheinmetall Adds New Capabilities To Multi Ammunition Softkill System

December 3, 2014 @ 08:20 AM

Rheinmetall has integrated an anti-torpedo capability into Multi Ammunition Softkill System, or MASS. The current concept offers the possibility of launching up to four anti-torpedo decoys from a single MASS launcher

Russia sells S-400 SAM System to China: Russian Media

November 28, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Russia has signed a contract to sell S-400 surface-to-air missiles worth US$3 billion to China, Russian media reported. This marks the biggest international sale of Russian weaponry in recent years

Raytheon, USAF To Develop $7.3 Billion Qatar Air Defense Center

November 27, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

As part of a $7.3 billion contract between Qatar and the United States, the Air Force along with Raytheon will develop an Air and Missile Defense Operations Center (ADOC) for both US and foreign ground-based air and missile defense systems, USAF said in a statement Wednesday

Russia To Deliver Four S-300 Missiles To Belarus By Year End

October 30, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

The Russian Defense ministry has signed a contract with Belarus to provide four S-300 surface-to-air missile systems by yearend, local media reported Wednesday. "If we speak about the summary for 2014, then this year we will finalize the delivery of four S-300 Zenit missile systems that will be handed over to Belarus

Lockheed Martin Wins US MDA’s THAAD Components Production Deal

October 20, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

Lockheed Martin has won a $124.6 million contract to supply terminal high-altitude area defense (THAAD) system ground components to the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

Iran Inaugurates Production Line of Three Advanced Indigenous Radar Systems

October 20, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Iran inaugurated a new production line for three indigenously manufactured radar systems including “Hafez”, IRNA news agency reported October 19. Iran's Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was present during the inauguration in the southern city of Shiraz

India To Test-Fire Nirbhay Sub Sonic Cruise Missile On October 17

October 15, 2014 @ 08:46 AM

India will test fire its indigenously developed sub-sonic long range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range from Balasore missile testing facility as scheduled on October 17, local media reported. “There is no major damage to its missile testing facility due to the recent cyclonic storm Hudhud and the test will go on as planned,” an unnamed Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) official was quoted as saying in the reports