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Estonia Receives 128 Raytheon Javelin Anti-tank Missiles

April 3, 2020 @ 08:43 AM

The United States delivered 128 Raytheon Javelin anti-tank missiles to Estonia in February, US Embassy in Tallinn announced Thursday. “On February 15, the United States delivered 128 anti-tank Raytheon Javelin missiles to the Estonian Ministry of Defense and Estonian Defense Forces as part of a larger contract signed by the Estonian...

China’s Norinco Marks First Export of HJ-12 'Javelin Copycat' Anti-tank Guided Missile...

March 29, 2020 @ 05:23 PM

China North Industries Group Corporation (Norinco) has announced the first export of its HJ-12 ‘Red Arrow Anti-tank Guided Missile (ATGM), seen as a 'copycat' Javelin ATGM, having the same range and penetration capability as the the baseline US-made weapon. “Norinco made the delivery of containers carrying the missiles to foreign...

Poland to Order 180 Javelin Missiles, Related Equipment for $100M

March 5, 2020 @ 05:21 AM

The United States has greenlighted Polands request of acquiring 180 Javelin missiles and related equipment for $100 million. Javelin is a shoulder-fired missile intended to take down tanks, armored vehicles and low flying aircraft

US Navy tests first Standard Missile-2 from Raytheon's Restarted Production Line

February 26, 2020 @ 04:25 PM

The United States Navy has flight tested the first Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missile from Raytheon's production line that was restarted to supply the missiles to South Korea, Japan, Australia and Netherlands. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne...

MBDA Sells Mistral, Exocet Missiles to Cyprus: French Media

February 10, 2020 @ 05:09 PM

Cyprus has placed an order for Mistral surface-to-air missiles and Exocet anti-ship missiles for an combined worth of €290 million from MBDA for the Cypriot National Guard, the joint arms military force of the Republic of Cyprus. "MBDA has signed two contracts with Cyprus for Mistral and Exocet missiles in December...

Bharat Dynamics Unveils Amogha-3 Anti-Tank Missile at DefExpo 2020

February 7, 2020 @ 02:10 PM

India's Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has unveiled its new third generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) named "Amogha-3" at DefExpo-2020 exhibition in Lucknow city, Uttar Pradesh state, today. "AMOGHA-III, the third generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile, designed and developed by BDL, with support of DRDO, was launched today at Defexpo 2020 and first model was handed over to Hon'ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singhji," said Siddharth Mishra, Chairman and Managing Director of BDL

Lockheed-Raytheon JV Signs MoU to Manufacture Javelin Missiles with Bharat Dynamics

February 7, 2020 @ 01:44 PM

The Javelin Joint Venture, a partnership of Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) to explore co-production of the Javelin anti-tank missile system to fulfill potential future requirements of the Indian Ministry of Defence. “We look forward to working with BDL, a leading guided weapon system manufacturer, to evaluate the possibility of manufacturing Javelin in India,” said David Pantano, Javelin Joint Venture vice president

Israeli ‘Spike’ Missile Test-fired from BAE Systems’ CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

January 8, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

BAE Systems test- fired Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-LR (long range) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in a recent series of tests. This advancement diversifies the CV90s operational capabilities on the battlefield by enabling indirect fire at long distances or at air targets,a BAE Systems release said The testing, which took place in difficult arctic conditions, used a Rafael Spike-LR (long range) ATGM mounted on a BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 to defeat a target at more than 2,000 metres

France “Obstructing” Turkey-Eurosam Missile Defence System Project: Turkish Official

January 7, 2020 @ 08:55 AM

France is “obstructing” the Turkish-Eurosam missile defence system project from progressing beyond the project definition stage. Following Turkeys “Operation Peace Spring” late last year in Norther Syria, France is impeding progress in the joint anti-air missile system of Eurosam-Turkey, Defense Industries Directorate chairperson İsmail Demir said Monday

India Tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile System

December 23, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

Indias Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the fourth test of Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) System from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on the Chandipur coast, Odisha state, on Monday. The weapon systems were tested in final configuration with a radar mounted on a vehicle and missiles on the launcher

Russia Inducts S-300V4 Air Defense System

December 6, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

Russian troops in the Eastern Military District have received and inducted first of the country's S-300V4 air defense systems. "This system has arrived for service with the Eastern Military Districts air defense troops for the first time," Eastern Military District said in a statement Friday

Taiwan Deploys 400 Locally-made Anti-Tank Missiles to Deter Chinese Invasion

December 2, 2019 @ 09:36 AM

Taiwan has deployed some 400 locally-made "Kestrel" anti-tank missiles around key government installations to deter Chinas Peoples Liberation Army, the Military Police Command said in its annual budget report submitted to the Legislative Yuan yesterday. The Kestrel missile launcher is a disposable, shoulder-launched, single-shot system that can fire a high-explosive anti-tank warhead or a high-explosive squash head,

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