Northrop Completes Design Review of Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM System

May 30, 2020 @ 06:35 AM

Northrop Grumman has completed final design review of the US Air Forces Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system. “Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed its fourth and final major design review with the U

US Forces in S.Korea Replace 'Expired' THAAD Missiles

May 29, 2020 @ 05:51 AM

The United States brought new interceptor missiles to replace expired ones in US THAAD missile defense base in South Koreas Seongju on Friday. "The new missiles are of the same type as what USFK currently operates

Libyan Army Destroys 4 more of Haftar’s Pantsir S1 Systems

May 20, 2020 @ 11:59 AM

The Libyan Army blew up four Pantsir S1 air defense systems operated by the militia lead by renegade commander Khalifa Belqasim Haftar. "Our forces managed to destroy four Pantsir-type air defense systems on Wednesday, including three in Tarhuna," Mohamed Qanunu, a spokesman for the government-led Operation Volcano of Rage, said in...

Turkey Not to Allow Russia Access S-400 After Activation

May 11, 2020 @ 12:32 PM

Turkey plans to draw a “red line” by denying all access to S-400 air defense systems to Russia once they are activated. “Russian personnel will not have a free hand in accessing the S-400 batteries although training, maintenance and technical support are part of the procurement agreement

Hungary to Acquire AMRAAM-ER Missiles to be fired from NASAMS Air Defense...

May 9, 2020 @ 08:23 AM

The US State Department has approved Hungarys request to buy 60 AIM-120C-7/C-8 AMRAAM­ER missiles, two spare AIM-120C-7/C-8 AMRAAM-ER guidance sections and related equipment from Raytheon for $230 million. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Hungary of sixty (60) AIM-120C-7/C-8 AMRAAM­ER missiles, and two...

No Deployment of Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System in Japan’s Akita City...

May 7, 2020 @ 07:36 AM

Japan Ministry of Defense has scrapped its plan to deploy Aegis Ashore land-based missile defense system in the city of Akita after locals strongly opposed governments decision over possible health concerns. Other state-owned plots across Akita, Aomori and Yamagata prefectures are now being considered for the deployment of Aegis Ashore systems, Japanese media reported Thursday

Lockheed Wins $618M THAAD Support Contract

May 1, 2020 @ 05:38 AM

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Lockheed Martin $618 million to support its terminal high altitude area defense (THAAD) air defense systems. Under this contract, the contractor will provide THAAD product support, which includes: logistics performance requirements; maintenance; supply; training and training support; packaging, handling, storage and transportation; forward stationing for theater support; logistics information capabilities; product assurance; safety; missile support; security; and engineering services, Pentagon said Thursday

US Army Awards $6 Billion to Lockheed Martin for Patriot Missile Interceptors

May 1, 2020 @ 03:27 AM

Lockheed Martin received a $6.07 billion contract from the US Army for the production of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors and associated equipment, to be delivered across FY21, FY22 and FY23 contract years

Deliveries of “Korean Patriots” to the Military Complete

April 28, 2020 @ 03:56 PM

South Koreas arms procurement agency announced Tuesday that all ordered Cheongung anti-aircraft guided missile systems, dubbed “Korean Patriots,” were delivered to the military. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), final units of the self-propelled system were handed over to the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) in April

Polish PILICA Anti-Aircraft Missile System Passes Preliminary Test

April 15, 2020 @ 12:12 PM

The Polish Anti-Aircraft Missile System (PSR-A) PILICA successfully concluded its preliminary tests at the Central Air Force Training Center in Ustka. The tests which began from March 30, 2020, were carried on the prototype of the (PSR-A) PILICA

Turkey Hints at More S-400 Buys if Denied Patriot Air Defence System

April 15, 2020 @ 10:12 AM

Turkey has issued a veiled threat to purchase more S-400 Air Defence Systems (ADS) from Russia if denied the US-made Patriot or any other ADS made by its NATO allies. “If our allies can provide - it does not have to be only Patriot from the United States, it can also be a SAMP/T of Eurosam, or any similar system from other allies - and we prefer to purchase from our allies

Pentagon Awards Lockheed $601M for Trident II D5 Missiles

March 20, 2020 @ 05:49 AM

The Pentagon has given Lockheed Martin a $601.3 million order to supply Trident II D5 missiles to the US Navy