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India, Israel To Build Surface-To-Air Missile System For Indian Army

February 27, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

India and Israel might soon start building a Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system for the Indian Army in a bid to replace Russian-made air defense systems. "The Army has urgent requirement for one regiment (18 systems) of MRSAMs at worth of $1

Turkey, China To Sign $3.4bn Air Defense System Deal

February 25, 2015 @ 11:23 AM

Turkey will move forward with a deal to purchase a US$3.4 billion air defense system from China despite its incompatibility with NATO equipments

Turkey To Make Long-Range Missiles Compatible With NATO Systems

February 23, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Turkey will make long-range missiles compatible with the NATO's systems, Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday. NATO member Turkey chose China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp as a preferred bidder in 2013 to supply the missile system, prompting Western concern about security and the compatibility of the weaponry with...

Iran Considering Russian Antey Anti-Aircraft Missile

February 23, 2015 @ 01:32 PM

Russia has offered its latest Antey-2500 Anti-Aircraft missile to Iran, Rostec said Monday. The deal comes after S-300 missile surface-to-air contract with Iran was dropped under western pressure, Tass reported

France Test-Fires MBDA's Medium Range Missile

February 17, 2015 @ 01:35 PM

France has successfully tested MBDA's Missile de Moyenne Portée, or Medium Range Missile. The MMP is a man-portable anti-armor system that can be fired by a two-man crew or from a vehicle

US Mulls Supplying Javelin Anti-Armor Missiles, Arms And Ammunition To Ukraine

February 3, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

The Pentagon might reconsider supplying Javelin anti-tank missiles, arms and ammunition to Ukraine in its fight against Russia- backed separatists, US administration officials said Monday. The decision has not been made yet

US Navy Approves Raytheon Standard Missile-6 For Older Combat Systems

January 27, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

The US Navy last week approved the Raytheon Standard Missile-6 for use on guided missile destroyers and cruisers with older versions of the Aegis combat system. The SM-6 is an upgrade in range and the ability to seek out targets over the older SM-2

India’s DRDO To Build Mark II Akash SAM With Longer Range Seeker...

January 23, 2015 @ 06:40 PM

For Defenseworld.net/BangaloreDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) sources say that they have moved a proposal to the government on building Mark II of the Akash missiles that will be upgraded by a longer range and sophisticated seeker

Indian Akash Missile To See Range Increase

January 22, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

The Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has decided to increase the range of the Aakash Surface to air missile (SAM), one of its successful programs, and provide it with a ‘seeker in its warhead to achieve better targeting efficiency. Reliable sources in the DRDO are not willing to divulge too many details about these two important elements – the range and the seeker – just yet

UK To Order $334 Million FLAADS Missile For Falklands As Argentina Lease...

January 16, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

The UK is expected to order $334 million worth truck based surface-to-air super missile systems to protect the Falklands as Argentina leases Russian Fighter Jets, local media reported Thursday. London plans to replace the current aging Rapier missiles stationed at the islands

North Korea May Have Gained Ability To Target US With Its Nuclear...

January 7, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

North Korea has possibly gained the ability to strike the U.S

DRDO Postpones First Canister Launch Of Agni Missile

January 7, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) postpone the first canister-based launch of the long range nuke-capable missile Agni-V as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not available to witness the trail. The 5,000 km inter-continental range ballistic missile was initially planned to be test-fired in December but was deferred and scheduled any time between January 7 and 12 as per the convenience of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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