U.S. Military’s Next-Gen Nuke Program Clears Baseline Review

April 8, 2021 @ 06:14 AM

Northrop Grumman said today that it conducted the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. The program is on track for Initial Operational Capability (IOC) by 2029

Russia to Develop Kedr New Gen Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from 2023

April 3, 2021 @ 07:18 AM

Russia will start the development of new generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Kedr, around 2023. "Research work on Kedr has been financed under the current state arms procurement program, which is in effect until 2027

Russia to Test its Most Powerful Intercontinental Ballistic Missile 'Sarmat' in 2021

March 31, 2021 @ 10:53 AM

Russia is making preparations to test its Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the most powerful one yet, this year. “Right now the main work to be done in the near future is preparing for flight tests of Sarmat heavy ICBM,” Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, said during his speech at Korolyevskiy...

Rheinmetall, Diehl & Hensoldt to Develop New Air Defence System for Germany

March 30, 2021 @ 10:48 AM

Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH of Bremen, Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG of Überlingen and Hensoldt Sensors GmbH of Taufkirchen will develop a new short range air defence system (SHORAD) for the German military

Israel Aerospace Tests BARAK ER Missile

March 22, 2021 @ 10:59 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) today completed a series of live firing trials with the BARAK Air Defense System that involved the interception of a target by the BARAK ER missile. The BARAK ER (extended range) interceptor combines the capability to intercept air defense threats at a long range of 150 km and ballistic targets as part of IAIs BARAK interceptors family of various ranges

Eurosam Signs Contract to Develop Next Gen SAMP/T Air Defence System

March 20, 2021 @ 03:25 AM

The Franco-Italian consortium, Eurosam has signed a contract with the European Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (known by its French acronym- OCCAR) to develop the next generation SAMP/T Air Defence System (ADS). The SAMP/T is seen as a competitor to the U

Indo-Israeli JV Makes First MRSAM for Indian Army

March 16, 2021 @ 04:57 PM

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS), a joint venture between Indias Kalyani Group and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel rolled out its first batch of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) for the Indian Army and the Air Force. The roll-out event marked KRAS' commitment to deliver more than 1000 MRSAM ‘missile kits for the military over the coming years

Ukrainian Navy Receives Prototype of Neptune Missile System

March 16, 2021 @ 04:42 PM

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense announced said that the prototypes of RK-360MT Neptune mobile anti-ship cruise missile system were handed over to the military. “Prototypes of the coastal mobile missile system with anti-ship missiles RK-360MT Neptune were transferred to the Ukrainian Navy,” the ministry said

Israel Completes Tests of Upgraded Iron Dome System

March 16, 2021 @ 03:22 PM

Israel Missile Defense Organization and Rafael announced today that they completed advanced tests of upgraded Iron Dome weapon system. In a statement, the company said: “This campaign, along with two recent Iron Dome tests, demonstrated a significant upgrade of the systems technological capabilities

U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed $559M for Trident II Missile Systems

March 13, 2021 @ 07:27 AM

The U.S Navy awarded Lockheed Martin $559 million for Trident II (D5) missiles

China to Start Exporting HQ-17AE Field Air Defense Missile

March 9, 2021 @ 09:24 AM

China has cleared the HQ-17AE troop-accompanying field air defense missile system, dubbed “low altitude aircraft hunter,” for export. Developed by the Second Academy of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the made-for-export HQ-17AE has a series of high performance parameters and is integrated with many advanced technologies