Contract for Additional S-400 Battery Sale to Turkey in Final Stage

August 23, 2021 @ 02:55 PM

Negotiations for the sale of an additional battery of Russian S-400 Air Defense System (ADS) to Turkey are in the final stages. Discussions between Russias arms export agency, Rosoboronexport and Turkey on the S-400 were held during the recent IDEF exhibition where the negotiations were brought to fruition, the head of...

Syria's Russian-made Air Defense Systems Destroy 22 of 24 Israeli Missiles

August 21, 2021 @ 03:18 AM

The Russian-made air defense systems operated by the Syrian military reportedly destroyed 22 missiles fired by Israeli fighters at targets in Damascus and Homs provinces on Friday night. "At about 23:00 on August 19, six Israeli Air Force tactical fighters from Lebanese airspace struck 24 guided missiles on targets in the...

Northrop Grumman Opens Missile Defense Futures Lab

August 18, 2021 @ 05:19 PM

Northrop Grumman recently opened its new Missile Defense Futures Lab (MDFL) in Huntsville to develop, test and field an integrated missile defense system. The MDFL employs comprehensive modeling, simulation and visualization capabilities to foster innovation and collaboration between developers and warfighters

South Korean 'PATRIOT' Missile, Cheongung II to Enter Mass Production

August 18, 2021 @ 01:37 PM

The Cheongung II missile, considered the South Korean equivalent of the U.S

Swedish Armed Forces to Receives first PATRIOT Air Defense Unit In November

August 18, 2021 @ 01:36 PM

The Swedish defense procurement agency, FMV which recently received the first unit of the PATRIOT air defense system (ADS) is currently assembling the first unit for tests that will be carried out during autumn. The tests will be spread over a period of six weeks

Roketsan’s Levent Air Defense System Debuts at IDEF 2021 in Istanbul

August 17, 2021 @ 08:57 AM

Turkish firm Roketsan will showcase a brand new air defense system, Levent, at IDEF 2021 exhibition in Istanbul between 17-20 August. “We will exhibit our LEVENT system at IDEF21, which will provide close air defense to our ships,” Murat İkinci, General Manager of Roketsan, was quoted as saying by

India's Earth Observation Satellite Launch Mission Fails

August 12, 2021 @ 08:56 AM

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) reported the failure of its launch of an Earth Observation Satellite after a successful lift off. The Satellite was aboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in eastern India on Thursday

Lockheed Martin’s LINUSS SmallSats Ready for 2021 Launch

August 11, 2021 @ 04:32 AM

Lockheed Martin is all set to launch its In-space Upgrade Satellite System (LINUSS), now that these small satellites completed environmental testing. LINUSS is a pair of LM 50 12U CubeSats -- each about the size of a four-slice toaster -- designed to demonstrate how small satellites can serve an essential role in sustaining critical space architectures in any orbit

Lockheed Martin Tests PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Upgrades

August 10, 2021 @ 06:27 AM

Lockheed Martin demonstrated new upgrades to its PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor during flight tests conducted at White Sands Missile Range on August 9. During the tests, a PAC-3 MSE intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target, validating missile and launcher software and hardware component upgrades