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South Korea Buys 90 Taurus Bunker-busting Missiles

March 13, 2018 @ 01:04 PM

South Korean Defence Procurement Agency has signed a contract to purchase 90 more Taurus long-range air-launched bunker busting missiles. "The contract was signed in late February," Kang Hwan-seok, spokesman for the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), told reporters, Yonhap news reported

Ammo India 2018: India’s Defence Minister Calls For Defence PSUs To Be...

March 12, 2018 @ 05:44 PM

Indias Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has underlined the need for revitalizing defence PSUs and ordnance factories for meeting the ammunition needs of Indias defence forces. “The managements of these organisations need to be ahead of the curve and show dynamism,” as they possess immense and valuable assets that could offer...

Ukraine to Procure 210 Javelin Missiles from US Army Stocks

March 2, 2018 @ 08:33 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Ukraine of Javelin man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles and Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) worth $47 million. The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy two hundred ten (210) Javelin Missiles and thirty-seven (37) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) (includes...

Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet’s Engine to Identify Missile

February 7, 2018 @ 07:26 AM

Russia has sought Turkeys help to recover the engine among debris of its Sukhoi-25 ground-attack aircraft to determine the type of missile used to shoot at the plane. The Su-35 was brought down by what is believed to be a man-portable missile (MAN-PAD) fired from a shoulder-mounted launcher by militant in...

US Approves Harpoon, SEASPARROW Missiles Sale to Finland

February 6, 2018 @ 06:20 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FSM) to Finland of RGM-84Q-4 Harpoon Block II+ ER Grade B Surface-Launched Missiles and RGM-84L-4 Harpoon Block II Grade B Surface-Launched Missiles for an estimated cost of $622 million. Another FMS Finland approval was made for sixty-eight (68) Evolved SEASPARROW...

Russia to Advance $1.375 Billion Loan to Turkey for S-400 Missile System

December 27, 2017 @ 11:24 AM

Russia will provide loans worth US$1.375 Billion to help Turkey pay for its purchase of the S-400 surface-to-air missile defence system

Boeing Wins Contract for Harpoon/SLAM-ER Missile Support for US Navy, 22 FMS...

December 18, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Boeing is being awarded $10.3 million contract for the procurement of Harpoon/SLAM-ER missile system and Harpoon launch systems follow-on integrated logistics and engineering services support for the United States Navy and various foreign military sales (FMS) customers

Israel, US Abandon Arrow 3 Missile Test After Target Malfunctions

December 5, 2017 @ 12:19 PM

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) canceled a test of the Arrow 3 missile, designed to adapt the system to precision targeting missiles being developed by Iran, following the malfunction of a target missile. The trial which was planned to take place Monday from the Palmachim base, but was cancelled because of a malfunction in the Sparrow target missile designed to resemble an enemy missile,

Turkey to Move Forward on Eurosam Anti-missile System Buy at NATO Meeting

November 4, 2017 @ 09:39 AM

Turkey will discuss the procurement of an anti-missile system with France and Italy during a NATO ministerial meeting scheduled for November 8 and 9 in Brussels. Ankara had reached an initial understanding with a French-Italian consortium, Eurosam on July 14, 2017 to develop Turkeys national defense systems

MBDA to Produce 21000 Wing Assemblies for Boeing’s Small Diameter Bomb

November 2, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

MBDA has been awarded a contract by Boeing to produce up to 21,000 Diamond Back Wing Assemblies for the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB-1). This new contract follows a U

Lack of US-made Components May Delay South Korea's Newest Missile System

October 26, 2017 @ 11:28 AM

Completion of South Korea's home-made short-range missile system, KTSSM could be delayed by four years because the United States is yet to approve the export of components essential to make the missile operational, local newspaper Hankyoreh and news agencies reported Wednesday. The KTSSM surface-to-surface missile was successfully test-launched on Tuesday, the media reports said quoting the South Korean Military

BAE Systems to Transform Unguided Rockets into Laser-guided Munitions

October 12, 2017 @ 05:06 AM

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $59.5 million contract for additional APKWSTM guidance kits to transform unguided 2

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