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India Completes Flight Test of Akash New Generation Missile

July 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

India Completes Flight Test of Akash New Generation (NG) surface-to-air missile off the eastern coast of the country on Wednesday. The missile was launched from a land- based platform with all weapon system elements in the Integrated Test Range (ITR) Located in Balasore, Odisha

MBDA Wins French-UK Weapons Innovation Technology Partnership

July 19, 2021 @ 01:45 PM

MBDA said today it won a contract by Frances Direction Générale de lArmement (DGA) and the UKs Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead the new Complex Weapons Innovation Technology Partnership (CW ITP). Dstl signed the contract on behalf of the two nations

State Trials of Zircon Hypersonic Missile from Frigate & Submarine in August

July 19, 2021 @ 06:47 AM

Russias Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile is expected to undergo state trials involving its launch from a frigate and a submarine in August 2021. "The first launch from the Admiral Gorshkov frigate within the state trials is planned for the first part of August

Russian Engines May Power Antares Rocket Tasked to Ferry Cargo to the...

July 17, 2021 @ 05:08 AM

Russia's Roscosmos state-owned space agency has received a nod from the government to kick start negotiations with a U.S

BrahMos Extended Range Missile Failed During Tests: Reports

July 12, 2021 @ 06:43 PM

An extended range version of Indias BrahMos supersonic cruise missile failed during test-firing off the coast of Odisha state in the Bay of Bengal on Monday. The misssile fell shortly after takeoff, Indian news agency ANI reported quoting sources

Northrop Grumman Awarded $3.8 Billion for Minuteman III ICBM Ground subsystems

July 8, 2021 @ 02:34 AM

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp has been awarded a $3,860,000,000 contract for Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ground subsystems support. This contract provides for sustaining engineering, maintenance engineering, test and assessment, modification of systems and equipment, software maintenance, developmental engineering, production engineering, repair and procurement, a US DoD release said July 7

Aerojet Rocketdyne Demos On-demand Thrust Termination of Hypersonic Missile Motor

June 22, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

Aerojet Rocketdyne has demonstrated a technology that allows on-demand thrust termination of a rocket motor to advance the realization of hypersonic missiles. DARPAs Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing and demonstrating new technologies for ground-launched medium-range hypersonic weapons, successfully completed full-scale static test firing of a unique second stage propulsion system

Israel Aerospace, Tomer Partner to Develop Missiles Rocket Engines

June 9, 2021 @ 01:13 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Tomer, a government-owned company producing rocket propulsion systems, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop projects in rocket propulsion and innovative missiles rocket engines. The MoU includes investment in joint projects, mutual R&D and establishing infrastructure for the companies' respective R&D departments for the benefit of developing future, advanced technologies in the field of rocket propulsion and innovative rocket motors, at a higher quality and faster than in the past

Australian Missile Corporation Announces Partnerships with IAI, Local firms

June 3, 2021 @ 05:36 PM

The Australian Missile Corporation (AMC) today announced the signing of the first partners to the AMC collaboration; Quickstep and Black Sky Aerospace to support the Australian Government realise its vision for a sovereign guided weapons enterprise equipped and ready to support the Australian Defence Force. In addition, AMC and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have confirmed their interest in cooperating to fulfill the Australian governments vision of developing sovereign Australian defence capabilities

Russia, China Reach ‘Oral’ Agreement on Integration of One-another’s Manned Space Launchers...

May 24, 2021 @ 01:07 PM

Russian and Chinese Space agencies have reached an ‘oral agreement on the mutual integration of their manned spacecraft to the super-heavy launch vehicles of the two countries, Roscosmos executive director for science Alexander Bloshenko told

U.S. Aborts Minuteman III ICBM Missile Test Launch

May 5, 2021 @ 05:48 PM

A test launch of United States Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), capable of carrying multiple self-guided nuclear warheads, scheduled for Wednesday, was aborted just prior to launch, the US Air Force's Global Strike Command said. "The cause of the ground abort is being investigated and Air force Global Strike Command is assessing the potential to reschedule the launch,” a statement from the Command said

France Test-fires M51 Nuclear Ballistic Missile

April 28, 2021 @ 03:54 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) successfully conducted a test firing of an M51 nuclear strategic ballistic missile without a warhead from the Landes site of DGA Missile Tests today. Florence Parly, Minister of the Armed Forces, expresses her great satisfaction after the success, a DGA release said

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