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...

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...

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...

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,

Rosoboronexport Set To Export S-400 Missile Defence System to India, China

June 21, 2017 @ 01:32 PM

Rosoboronexport is set to export its top anti-missile defence system, S-400 Triumf almost simultaneously to Asian rivals India and China. Russias arms exporting monopoly Rosoboronexport expects to sign a contract with India 'soon' on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems, its chief executive Alexander Mikheyev said at the Paris Air Show 2017 on Wednesday

21,600-Pound Non-Nuclear Bomb Unleashed On ISIS Targets, 90 Killed

April 15, 2017 @ 10:09 AM

The United States unleashed its massive non-nuclear bomb - GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, or MOAB, in a combat first time on ISIS positions in Afghanistan on Thursday. The strike in Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least 90 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials told Saturday

US Army Resumes Javelin FGM-148F Missile Component Test

March 27, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

The US Army has resumed testing of the Spiral 2 FGM-148F missile component of the Javelin medium close combat system improvement programme. The trials were suspended in late 2016 due to technical issues with the precursor warhead (PCWH),

Pakistan Army Inducts LOMADS For Defence Against Combat Aircraft, Cruise Missiles

March 12, 2017 @ 01:54 PM

Pakistan Army has inducted a Chinese-made Low to Medium Altitude Air Defence System (LOMADS) system, designated LY-80 which can intercept fighter jets and cruise missile up to an altitude of 12 KM. A statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Sunday, “LY-80 is a Chinese mobile air defence system, capable of tracking and destroying variety of aerial targets at longer ranges flying at low and medium altitude

UAE Awards Rosoboronexport US$708 Million Anti-armor Missiles Contract: IDEX 2017 News

February 21, 2017 @ 09:43 AM

Russian arms agency Rosoboronexport has been awarded an AED2.6 billion (US$708 million approx) contract by the UAE Armed Forces to supply anti-armour missiles