The Estonian defense forces have received the next batch of Javelin anti-tank missiles from the US.
This time, the deliveries were of newer version of Javelin block-1 missiles with higher speed and breaking capacity than the previous block-0 type missiles that arrived in Estonia under the same program, Estonian defense ministry said in a statement Tuesday.
"Block-1 rockets are an advanced engine compared to the first-generation ammunition, as well as advanced rocket-propelled software and increased explosive-power capacity, which provides a faster flight and more destructive power to the rocket," said Major General Risto Pärtel of the Defense Forces.
Estonia has so far received ammunition worth $33 million by the US funding from the European Security Assistance Force.
The upgrade from block 0 to block 1 of Javelin missiles extend the detection, recognition and identification range of the CLUs while doubling the operating time.
The US State Department has approved sale of Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units to Georgia for an estimated cost of $75 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 17, 2017
Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture has won a $133.9 million FMS (Jordan, Qatar, Taiwan) contract modification by the US Army Contracting Command to procure Javelin containerized all-up rounds, command launch units, Javelin vehicle launcher-electronics and associated non-recurring engineering
South Korea's Raybolt medium-range anti-tank guided missile (MR-ATGM) has passed quality tests and is planned for local procurement and export where it will compete against the US Lockheed Martin-made Javelin and the Israeli Rafael-made Spike-MR ATGMs. The nation's arms procurement agency, Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) hopes to export the advanced Fire & Forget-type weapon, saying it's smaller and lighter, but more powerful and effective than similar foreign weaponry, such as Israel's
The US Army has resumed testing of the Spiral 2 FGM-148F missile component of the Javelin medium close combat system improvement programme. The trials were suspended in late 2016 due to technical issues with the precursor warhead (PCWH),
The Javelin Joint Venture team signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Indias Tata Power to explore co-development and production of the Javelin anti-armour missile system. As part of the LOI, the Javelin Joint Venture (JJV) and Tata Power SED will create a strategy to co-develop and produce the Javelin missile system and integrate platform mounts to meet Indian requirements
Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin joint venture has won $307.5 million modification contract for Javelin Weapon System full-rate production for Australia, Estonia, Lithuania, Turkey Taiwan and Ukraine
The Estonian Ministry of Defence has delivered cybersecurity training and a cyber-range exercise to cyber defenders in the Ministry of Defence, Singapore, and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Following the Memorandum of Understanding signed on the 19th of January 2018. The training took place at Singapore's Cyber Defence Test and Evaluation Centre (CyTEC) and was delivered by the Estonian Defence Forces Cyber Range which provides training opportunities from individual level training up to large scale international exercises, Estonian MoD said in a statement Monday
The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Ukraine of Javelin man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles and Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) worth $47 million. The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy two hundred ten (210) Javelin Missiles and thirty-seven (37) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) (includes two (2) Javelin CLUs to be used as spares)
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