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...

S.Korea's Planned Interceptor Needs Better Tech than Israel's Iron Dome to Stop...

June 30, 2021 @ 06:04 AM

To counter weapons fired by North Korea, the South wants to build an interceptor system that is superior in capabilities to the Iron Dome system built by Israel. The Iron Dome is designed to detect, identify and destroy incoming threats, such as short-range missiles, artillery shells and unmanned aerial vehicles

S.Korea Okays Project to Build Iron Dome-like interceptor System, Upgrade F-35 Jets...

June 28, 2021 @ 08:17 AM

South Korea's defense project promotion committee headed by defense minister Suh Wook approved a 2.89 trillion-won ($2

Ukraine’s LUCH Presents SD-300 Mid-Range Air Defense System

June 16, 2021 @ 12:37 PM

Ukrainian firm LUCH unveiled a concept of a new mid-range air defense system, called the SD-300, at the Arms and Security exhibition being held in Kyiv from June 15-18. The SD-300 surface-to-air missile system is designed to intercept various threats such as air-to-ground missiles, helicopters, aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), guided bombs, and tactical ballistic missiles up to 100km

New Missile Tested for Russia's S-500 Air Defense System

June 15, 2021 @ 12:25 PM

An all-new missile was successfully tested from Russias S-500 air defense system (ADS), the successor to the highly-successful-and-controversial S-400 ADS. Russian publication Izvestia reported of the successful missile test quoting official source, but did not describe the characteristics of the missile

Northrop Wins U.S.A.F.’s Minuteman III Sustainment Contract

June 11, 2021 @ 06:18 AM

Northrop Grumman said today it won a $287 million base contract by the U.S

Myanmar Military Team Visits Russian 'Pantsir' Production Facility amidst Arms Embargo Call

June 10, 2021 @ 12:18 PM

A military delegation from Myanmar visited a KBP Instrument Design Bureau facility in Russia which has been tasked with the manufacturing of the famed Pantsir missile system, as dozens of NGOs call on UN to impose arms embargo on the military junta. "Recently, a military delegation from Myanmar came to Russia at the Pantsir ZRPK manufacturing plant to see the stages of production," an informed source was quoted as saying by

Despite Unprecedented Pressure, Russia sold Arms to 51 Countries: Top Official

June 8, 2021 @ 05:28 AM

Despite unprecedented pressure (in the form of sanctions), Russia exported weapons to 51 countries and fulfilled multibillion-dollar contracts, according to the head of the Russian agency for military technical cooperation (FSMTC) Dmitry Shugaev. Shugaev said Russias partners are primarily from Asian and African regions

Dynetics Unveils ‘Enduring Shield’ Air Defense, Possible Competitor to Israeli ‘Iron Dome’...

June 5, 2021 @ 01:41 PM

American firm, Dynetics has unveiled Enduring Shield, a mobile ground-based weapon system designed to acquire, track, engage and defeat unmanned aircraft systems, cruise missiles, and rockets, artillery and mortars. Enduring Shield is capable of firing a range of missiles while, providing current and future growth capabilities

Russia Claims Turkey did not Expel S-400 Experts, But Returned After Training...

June 3, 2021 @ 10:36 AM

Russia has rejected media reports claiming that Turkey was planning to expel Russian technical experts accompanying the contract on the S-400 missile system to appease the United States. "The return of Russian technical experts who are in Turkey in connection with the S-400 contract will be carried out in accordance with a previously approved schedule,” Valeria Reshetnikova, Russian Federal Service of Military‑Technical Cooperation spokeswoman, told Sputnik