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Raytheon to Provide Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System Logistics Support

December 1, 2018 @ 01:57 PM

Raytheon has been awarded an $18.6 million follow-on contract for High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System (HTS) contractor logistics support services to the United States Air Force

Russia to Start S-400 System Deliveries to India by 2020, Complete by

November 8, 2018 @ 01:56 PM

Russia today detailed the delivery schedule of the S-400 Triumf Air Defence System to India under which the first of the five systems will arrive in the autumn of 2020 and the last by spring of 2023. Under the contract concluded in New Delhi on October 5 Russia is to supply...

South Korean Patriot Missile ‘Self destructs’ During Test-fire

October 29, 2018 @ 06:35 AM

A South Korea Patriot surface-to-air missile (PAC-2) exploded seconds after launch at a South Korean firing range last Thursday. The South Korean Air Force said that The PAC-2 missile ascended for about four seconds after blastoff at the seaside Daecheon range in South Chungcheong Province during an annual air defense guided...

Ukrainian Army to Receive Vilkha Multiple Rocket System

October 22, 2018 @ 01:16 PM

The Vilkha multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), a clone of the Smerch MLRS from the Soviet era has been accepted into the Ukrainian army and its industrial production will start soon. The new system was developed by Luch, the state design bureau in Kyiv

Russian S-400 Air Defence Systems to Get Advanced Long-range Missile

October 18, 2018 @ 01:11 PM

Russian units operating the S-400 air defence system will receive the 40N6 advanced long-range surface-to-air missile which was recently has been accepted for service in the Russian Army. "The 40N6 long-range missile has been accepted for service

South Korea Puts off L-SAM Missile Test Amidst Détente with North

October 15, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

South Korea's defense ministry today announced that it has put off the testing of it Long Range Surface-to-air interceptor missile (L-SAM) due to “technical reasons.” However, unnamed critics said that the test was delayed at the instruction of the presidential office as the Moon Jae-in administration wanted to avoid antagonizing the North amid a reconciliatory mood, the Yonhap News Agency reported

Japan Developing Missile-launched Glide Bombs

September 25, 2018 @ 08:26 AM

The Japanese Defense Ministry is developing supersonic glide bombs which would be launched by a missile at a very high altitude and then fall at supersonic speed toward the target. The ministry aims to put glide bombs into practical use in fiscal 2026 by moving up its initial development schedule by about seven years,

Saab Wins Grenades Contract

September 12, 2018 @ 10:27 AM

Saab has been chosen for a mortar ammunition contract for 81mm grenades from an undisclosed customer. The order includes the high explosive grenade WG, as well as the explosive grenade EUG and potentially the newest product from SBDS which is the THOR - the latest version of pre fragmented mortar grenades

Australia to buy Saab’s New Carl-Gustaf M4 Multi-role Weapon System

September 5, 2018 @ 05:10 AM

Saab has received an order for the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system from the Australian Army. The new Carl-Gustaf M4 version introduces a range of major enhancements

Eight Killed in Rheinmetall-Denel’s South African Plant Explosion

September 3, 2018 @ 08:18 PM

Eight people were killed Monday in an explosion at a Rheinmetall-Denel munitions factory near Cape Town in South Africa. The blast was reported by local residents near the Rheinmetall-Denel plant in Somerset West when it erupted at 3:45 pm local time

Rafael to Unveil Spike-ER II Fifth-gen Missile

September 3, 2018 @ 08:21 AM

Israeli firm Rafael will unveil a fifth-generation version of its Spike anti-tank missile, the Spike-ER II at the MSPO international defense exhibition in Kielce, Poland later this week. A company announcement said that the Spike-ER II is a tactical electro-optical precision multi-purpose missile that can be launched from all the existing Spike missile launchers

Russia Successfully Tests New Longer Range Missile for S-400 Air Defense System

July 3, 2018 @ 12:09 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense is set to induct a new 400 km range missile of the S-400 air defense system the state trials of which were successfully completed recently. TASS said quoting an unnamed source that the new long range missile, designated 40N6E, has a range of 400 km while the current missile that goes with the S-400 has a maximum range of 250 km

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