MBDA Wins French-UK Weapons Innovation Technology Partnership

July 19, 2021 @ 01:45 PM

MBDA said today it won a contract by Frances Direction Générale de lArmement (DGA) and the UKs Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead the new Complex Weapons Innovation Technology Partnership (CW ITP). Dstl signed the contract on behalf of the two nations

State Trials of Zircon Hypersonic Missile from Frigate & Submarine in August

July 19, 2021 @ 06:47 AM

Russias Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile is expected to undergo state trials involving its launch from a frigate and a submarine in August 2021. "The first launch from the Admiral Gorshkov frigate within the state trials is planned for the first part of August

Russian Engines May Power Antares Rocket Tasked to Ferry Cargo to the...

July 17, 2021 @ 05:08 AM

Russia's Roscosmos state-owned space agency has received a nod from the government to kick start negotiations with a U.S

Newly-Launched U. S. Nanosatellites Could Play Pivotal Role in Tracking Hypersonic, Ballistic...

July 13, 2021 @ 04:47 AM

The Pentagon says the two nanosatellites or “CubeSats” that was launched by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on June 30 into low-earth orbit (LEO) could play a large role in tracking and destroying the enemys hypersonic and ballistic missiles. The announcement comes as Russia inches closer to induct its powerful S-500 system, that it claims can destroy ICBMs, hypersonic missiles and LEO satellites

BrahMos Extended Range Missile Failed During Tests: Reports

July 12, 2021 @ 06:43 PM

An extended range version of Indias BrahMos supersonic cruise missile failed during test-firing off the coast of Odisha state in the Bay of Bengal on Monday. The misssile fell shortly after takeoff, Indian news agency ANI reported quoting sources

Mass Production of Turkey’s Hisar O+ Defense Systems to Begin

July 12, 2021 @ 04:10 PM

Turkeys HİSAR O+ air defense system will soon enter mass production. “Mass production agreement of HİSAR O+ has been signed with Aselsan and Roketsan

Indian Air Force Orders Akash Missiles

July 9, 2021 @ 07:30 AM

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) signed a contract worth INR 499 crore ($67 million) to provide Akash missiles to the Indian Air Force (IAF). “BDL signed a contract worth of INR 499 Crore for manufacture & supply of Akash Missiles to IAF,” Siddharth Mishra, Chairman & Managing Director of BDL, tweeted Thursday

Northrop Grumman Awarded $3.8 Billion for Minuteman III ICBM Ground subsystems

July 8, 2021 @ 02:34 AM

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp has been awarded a $3,860,000,000 contract for Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ground subsystems support. This contract provides for sustaining engineering, maintenance engineering, test and assessment, modification of systems and equipment, software maintenance, developmental engineering, production engineering, repair and procurement, a US DoD release said July 7

Lockheed Martin, IAI to Cooperate in Air and Missile Defense systems

July 7, 2021 @ 10:02 AM

Lockheed Martin and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Tuesday for collaboration in Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) systems. Under this collaboration, the companies will explore potential joint opportunities in areas such as research and development, production, marketing and other activities

Russian S-500 Air Defense System Completes Tests, all set to Enter Service

July 7, 2021 @ 05:19 AM

The Russian S-500 air defense system (ADS), said to counter not only aircraft, missiles and space weapons, but also satellites in low-earth orbit (LEO) has completed state tests and is set to enter service with the countrys military forces. "Currently, a number of tests have been carried out with combat launches of anti-aircraft guided missiles at air targets