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

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...

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 &...

Rheinmetall May Build Skyshield Air Defense Guns With India’s BHEL

August 29, 2020 @ 12:14 PM

Rheinmetall is likely to invest $1 billion to set up a base in Indias Uttar Pradesh (UP) state. The German company is exploring the possibility of manufacturing Skyshied short-range air defense systems with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Patriot Missile Misfires in Test

August 29, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

The U.S Armys most advanced Patriot missile variant misfired during a recent Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) test at White Sands, N

Lockheed Awarded $912M US THAAD Contract

August 29, 2020 @ 06:54 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $912 million modification contract for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) element development and support services. The contract brings the total maximum ceiling value of this contract from $2

Iran in talks with Russia over S-400, Pantsir Purchase

August 24, 2020 @ 10:29 AM

Iran is trying to get its hands on S-400 and Pantsir air defense systems from Russia, with the two parties currently holding negotiations. A source from state-owned Rosoboronexport reportedly revealed during the ongoing Army-2020 Forum that Tehran is looking to soon place a mega order for four S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries, besides acquiring 40 Tor-M2 and Pantsir systems

Turkey, Russia Discussing Financial Terms for Supply of Second Batch of S-400...

August 23, 2020 @ 05:46 PM

Russia and Turkey have commenced discussing financial terms for the supply of a second batch of S-400 air defence systems (ADS) but no sales contract has been signed yet. “A contract on the delivery of the second batch of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey has been signed and the sides are discussing the contracts financial terms,” Head of Russias state arms seller Rosoboronexport Alexander Mikheyev told reporters on Sunday

Russia to Unveil Antey-4000 Anti-aircraft Missile System at Army-2020

August 21, 2020 @ 07:24 AM

Almaz Antey Group announced Thursday it will unveil “fully digital” Antey-4000, export version of the S-300V4 anti-aircraft missile system, at Army-2020 Forum scheduled to take place next week. The company will display 9A83M-2E launcher, 9A84M-1E launcher-loader vehicle; and surface-to-air missiles (9M83ME and 9M82ME) capable of hitting 24 aerial targets simultaneously

Ballistic, Cruise Missiles Intercepted in US Army Test of Northrop Grumman Battle...

August 20, 2020 @ 05:48 PM

The US Army intercepted a high-speed tactical ballistic missile (TBM) target and a cruise missile target simultaneously during a flight test using the Northrop Grumman Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS). The target missiles were part of the second of two live-fire tests during the Armys IBCS Limited User Test (LUT) at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, and demonstrated the systems ability to acquire, track, identify and engage diverse targets from various locations, speeds and altitudes