BrahMos Missile with India-made Components Successfully Test Fired

September 30, 2020 @ 08:49 AM

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile featuring Indian propulsion system, airframe, power supply and other major indigenous components, was successfully test fired at 10.30 AM today from the Indian missile test range, Chandipur in Odisha on the Bay of Bengal

Czech Republic Selects Israeli SPYDER Anti-aircraft Missile System

September 27, 2020 @ 05:53 PM

The army of the Czech Republic has selected Israeli SPYDER anti-aircraft missile systems (AAMS) as replacement for its outdated Soviet-era “Cub” AAMS . This was announced by the Czech Defense Minister Lubomir Metnar, several local media repoted on September 26

Boeing, GA-EMS, Aerojet Team to Bid for MDA’s Next Generation Interceptor Project...

September 24, 2020 @ 03:18 PM

Boeing on Thursday said it is teaming with General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) and Aerojet Rocketdyne in its bid to build the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) for the U.S

Russia Tests Pantsir ADS Against Ultra-low Flying Targets

September 24, 2020 @ 07:36 AM

Russian Armys Pantsir-S air defense systems (ADS) were tested to intercept targets flying at extremely low altitudes of 50m, during Kavkaz-2020 military drills. The hostile targets were imitated by An-2 turboprop planes flying at altitudes lower than 50m and speeds below 200 km/h

Taiwan Deploys MIM-23 Hawk Missile System: Reports

September 22, 2020 @ 10:56 AM

Taiwan has reportedly deployed MIM-23 Hawk air defense systems (ADS) in light of recent alleged airspace violations by China. Photographs circulating in social media show the ADS being deployed in an open field in Taiwans Tainan city

Moscow Rubbishes Trump Claim that Russia Stole Hypersonic Missile Info from US

September 21, 2020 @ 05:13 AM

Russia has categorically denied stealing hypersonic missile information from the United States as claimed by President Donald Trump. Russian leader Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Moscow began working on hypersonic weapons after U

Romania Inducts PATRIOT Air Defence Systems

September 18, 2020 @ 04:52 AM

Romania on Thursday inducted the first PATRIOT surface-to-air missile (SAM) system bought from Raytheon and Lockheed-Martin under the United States Foreign Military Sales program. “The set-up of the first Patriot system is only a first step towards building a formidable air defence capability for our country, which will significantly contribute to consolidating deterrence and the defence of NATO on its eastern flank,” Romanias Defence Minister, Nicolae Ciuca, said at the unveiling ceremony at the Cape Midia military base near the Black Sea port of Constanta

Turkey hasn’t activated Russian S-400s: Cavusoglu

September 17, 2020 @ 09:21 AM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu revealed today that S-400 missile systems it bought from Russia have not yet been activated. “The S-400s are not yet active

Thales Alenia Technologies to Help ESA Mission in Defending Earth from Asteroids

September 16, 2020 @ 03:45 PM

Thales Alenia Space has been selected by prime contractor, OHB and the European Space Agency (ESA), to provide communications and Power Conditioning and Distribution Unit (PCDU) for the HERA mission-aimed at deflecting Asteroids from hitting Earth. Named after the Greek goddess, HERA, European contribution to Asteroid Impact & Deflection Assessment (AIDA) international cooperation- the first planetary defence mission of humanity aims to find out if we are capable of deflecting an asteroid and prevent it from hitting Earth

Lockheed Satellite to Study Binary Asteroids ‘Closely’

September 11, 2020 @ 07:46 AM

The University of Colorado Boulder and Lockheed Martin will soon lead a new space mission to capture the first-ever closeup look at a mysterious class of solar system objects: binary asteroids. “Our Janus small satellite mission was approved by NASA to begin final design,” Lockheed Martin announced on