Russia Agrees to Share S-400 Technology with Turkey

October 9, 2017 @ 01:04 PM

Russia has agreed to share technology of its S-400 missile air defence system with Turkey regarding which it has entered into a contract to sell several batteries for an estimated US$2.5 billion

Russian Su-34 Planes Drop Massive Ordnance Bomb on Terrorists’ Ammo Depot in...

October 5, 2017 @ 12:34 PM

Russian Su-34 aircraft dropped a massive ordnance bomb to destroy an underground ammunition depot in Syria where the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group had stored weapons and ammunition including tube and missile artillery. "The Russian Aerospace Force has destroyed the largest underground arsenal of Jabhat al-Nusra near the community of Abu al-Duhur...

MBDA Signs MoU With 5 Australian Companies On MMP Missile Manufacture

October 4, 2017 @ 01:14 PM

MBDA has signed an MoU with five Australian companies to transfer the manufacture of its MMP missile system to Australia if selected for the $20bn LAND 400 program. “MMP is the only fifth generation anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) in production

Raytheon Small Diameter Bomb Sale Approved for Australia’s F-35 Fighter Jets

October 3, 2017 @ 04:36 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Australia of GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II) for US$815 million. The proposed sale of SDB II supports and complements the ongoing sale of the F-35A to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

Lockheed Martin Awarded US$418 Million for Trident II Missile Production

September 30, 2017 @ 05:22 AM

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded $418,653,874 modification to a previously awarded un-priced letter contract for new procurement of Trident II (D5) missile production, D5 life extension production, and D5 deployed systems support. The maximum dollar value of the modification, including the base items and all option items if exercised,...

PAC-3 Missile Intercepts Ballistic Missile Target Over Marshall Islands

September 21, 2017 @ 06:43 PM

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target on Saturday in the first-ever MSE test from a remote launcher. As part of a U

India’s Anti-Tank Guided Missile, Nag Completes Development Trials

September 9, 2017 @ 07:44 PM

Indias locally-made Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag was today flight tested twice by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) against two different targets in the test ranges of Rajasthan. The ATGM Nag missile has successfully hit both the targets under different ranges and conditions with very high accuracy as desired by the Armed Forces, a government release said

Did North Korean Missile Outsmart Japan’s Defence Systems?

August 30, 2017 @ 02:03 PM

The North Korean ballistic missile which overflew Japanese territory and landed in the Pacific Ocean yesterday appears to have got the better of Japans sophisticated defence systems including the land-based PAC-3 and ship-mounted Standard Missile-3. These anti-missile systems had been on alert in view of Pyongyangs threat to launch missiles at the US military base in Guam

Boeing, Northrop Pip Lockheed Martin in Race To Build Minuteman Nuclear Missile...

August 22, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $349.1 million contract and Northrop Grumman a $328

Thailand Plans Additional Orders For Harpoon Missile

August 14, 2017 @ 06:31 AM

Following last weeks US approval of a Harpoon missile sale to Thailand, its navy disclosed that an additional batch of the Boeing-made ship-launched missiles are planned to be purchased as a follow-on contract. While the five approved RGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles are meant to be installed on the DW3000 class frigate (HTMS Tha Chin) ordered from South Korea, the follow-on order is intended for deployment on the HTMS Trang, the next inline ship of the DW3000 class, Royal Thai Navy spokesman Jumpol Lumpikanon was quoted in the Bangkok Post as saying

US Approves Six Boeing Harpoon Block II Missiles Sale To Thailand

August 11, 2017 @ 04:05 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Thailand of six units of Boeing-made Harpoon Block II Surface Launched Missiles worth US$24.9 million

Turkey Signs Agreement With France, Italy To Develop National Missile Defence System

July 15, 2017 @ 05:20 AM

Turkey has signed an agreement with fellow NATO members France and Italy to develop its national missile defense systems, the Turkish defense minister said on Friday. Turkish companies would work with Italian-French missile maker consortium Eurosam, defense minister Fikri Isik said on Friday speaking during a reception at the French embassy in Ankara,