Australian Firm Electro Optic Systems Announces A$410 Foreign Contract

January 30, 2018 @ 01:03 PM

Australian firm Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has secured a $410 million contract to supply its new R400S-Mk2 remote weapons systems to an undisclosed overseas customer with the help of Australias export agency Efic. This contract brings the sales of this weapons system to $600 million in its first 12 months of...

Raytheon Wins $95M Engineering Support Contract For 155mm Excalibur Program

January 30, 2018 @ 09:20 AM

The US Army has awarded Raytheon with a contract worth $95 million to provide engineering services in support of the 155mm Excalibur program, the US Defense Department announced Monday. “Raytheon Missiles Systems, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $95,000,000 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for engineering services to support the 155mm Excalibur...

Orbital ATK Receives Order for Hydra-70 Rocket-launched Illuminating Flares

January 23, 2018 @ 12:11 PM

Orbital ATK announced Monday that it has received a contract modification from General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems for the purchase of illuminating flares for the Hydra-70 family of rockets. This follow-on order provides a suite of illuminating flares that deliver tactical illumination in both the visible and infrared spectra

Turkey’s Aselsan Inks $92.5M Deal For SARP Remote Control Gun System

January 5, 2018 @ 10:23 AM

Turkeys defense company Aselsan has signed a 76.8 million euro ($92

Russia Reveals New Air-defence Artillery System To Replace Shilka

January 3, 2018 @ 02:29 PM

Russia has revealed that it has developed new air defence artillery to replace the venerable Shilka system. The new system, whose name was not mentioned, is designed to engage air targets including UAVs, single projectiles of MLRSs, cruise missiles, tactical aircraft, helicopters of fire support as well as ground and surface...

BAE System Plans Full-rate Production of M109A7 Howitzer for US Army

December 23, 2017 @ 10:25 AM

BAE Systems plans to begin full-rate production of the M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles under a United States Army contract under a deal potentially worth US#1.7 billion

Norway Procures South Korean K-9 Thunder 155mm Systems Worth $215M

December 22, 2017 @ 01:25 PM

Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency and South Korean company Hanwha Land Systems signed a contract estimated 1.8 Billion NOK (US$ 215 million) for the procurement of Artillery System 155 mm on Wednesday

Indonesia To Mass Produce Up to 1000 Indigenous P-250 Bombs For Air...

December 20, 2017 @ 08:43 AM

Indonesias weapons manufacturer PT Sari Bahari said that it will soon begin mass production of P-250 Practice (P) bombs, which will be used to train the Air Forces Sukhoi fighter jet pilots, after a successful explosion test last week. The Indonesian firm tested P-250 Live (L) from the Pandanwangi air weapon range (AWR) in Lumajang regency, East Java, last Friday, The Jakarta Post reports

US Approves $415 Million Worth 124 Paveway II Laser Guided Bombs to

November 30, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

The US State Department has approved sale of Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) units and FMU-152 fuzes for an estimated cost of $415 million to Singapore. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Thursday

USAF Awards $17.4M Contract To Integrate Laser Small Diameter Bomb Onto Reaper...

November 28, 2017 @ 05:49 AM

The US Air force has awarded a contract estimated almost $17.4 million to General Atomics to integrate laser small diameter bomb onto the MQ-9 Reaper drone

Raytheon, Saab Team Up To Improve Man-Portable Systems For Ground Troops

November 10, 2017 @ 09:43 AM

Raytheon Company and Swedish aerospace and defense firm Saab will partner to develop new weapons for infantry forces. The companies said in a joint statement Thursday that they will first look to upgrading the Carl-Gustaf reloadable shoulder-launched weapon system and explore opportunities to enhance Saab's AT4 disposable weapon system to meet near-term U

S Korea Eyes Oman, UAE, Lebanon for Weapons Sales After Def Minister...

November 8, 2017 @ 07:23 AM

Defense Minister Song Young-moo discussed defence cooperation and equipment sales with Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lebanon where South Korean troops are based during his visit last week. Song met with Oman Defense Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al Busaidi in Muscat on Saturday where South Korea's Cheonghae Unit, deployed in the Gulf of Aden to counter pirates, is based