EuroSpike Secures €40 Million Spike Missile Deal with Estonia

June 25, 2019 @ 08:20 AM

German-Israeli firm EuroSpike has bagged a €40 million deal to supply Spike anti-tank missiles to the Estonian army. The first missiles will be delivered to the Estonian army in the beginning of 2020

IAF's Su-30MKI Jets To Be Equipped With Fastest Supersonic Cruise Missiles

June 4, 2019 @ 04:40 PM

Forty Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be armed with the BrahMos cruise missile, which is the fastest supersonic cruise missile in the world. "As for the plans, the serial production has been launched and rearmament will be carried out, as our Indian colleagues have promised...

Iran Announces Development of Three Helicopter-borne Missiles

April 26, 2019 @ 03:49 PM

Iran's Ministry of Defense and the Army Aviation have developed three new missiles with range over kilometers to be mounted on the militarys attack helicopters, with a view to their mass-production in near future. The missiles are respectively dubbed Heidar, Qamar-e Bani Hashem, and the airborne version of the Dehlaviyeh armor-piercing...

MBDA Test-fires Brimstone 3 Precision-Strike Weapon

March 28, 2019 @ 03:09 PM

MBDA has test-fired latest iteration of the precision-strike weapon, Brimstone 3. Conducted at the Vidsel range in Sweden, the telemetry unit-equipped Brimstone 3 was deployed from a surface launcher against a pick-up truck target, the company said in a statement

BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, MBDA Start Integrating Meteor, Spear Missiles on UK’s...

March 19, 2019 @ 04:51 AM

BAE Systems along with Lockheed Martin and MBDA have started integrating next generation weapon systems on the United Kingdoms fleet of F-35 fighter aircraft. BAE Systems has received an initial funding award from Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor on the F-35 programme, to start integration efforts for MBDAs Meteor beyond visual...

Pakistan Test-Fires Extended Range ‘Smart Weapon' from JF-17 Fighter Jet

March 13, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

The Pakistan Air Force has test-fired a new domestically developed extended range air-to-surface smart weapon from JF-17 fighter aircraft. No details of the new missile were released by the Pakistani Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) other than calling it a ‘smart weapon

Russia Tests Nuclear Powered Cruise Missile Burevestnik

February 16, 2019 @ 12:41 PM

Russia has conducted a series of trials of a nuclear powered cruise missile Burevestnik at one of its facilities in January. The tests of the compact nuclear power unit for cruise missile Burevestnik have been successfully competed in Russia,

New Drones, Missiles Unveiled At Iran's Eqtedar 40 Exhibition

January 31, 2019 @ 09:26 AM

Iranian Armed Forces have unveiled new drones and missiles at the Eqtedar 40 Exhibition ahead of the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The equipment were displayed at Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Grounds in Tehran, PressTV reported Wednesday

US Navy Test-fires Missile-Killing Hyper Velocity Projectiles from Deck Gun

January 9, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

A US Navy warship has fired 20 hyper velocity projectiles (HVP) from a standard Mk 45 5-inch deck gun for effective defence against cruise missiles and unmanned air vehicles (UAV). Though standard fixtures on most US Navy warships, the Mk 45 5-inch deck gun is based on World War II concept of defending warships against decades-old threats

US Approves Sale of 10 Apache Helicopters to Egypt for $1 Billion

November 28, 2018 @ 02:08 AM

The United States has approved sale of 10 AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters to Egypt for an estimated cost of $1.0 billion

NATO Agency to Receive Precision Guided Munitions Kits Worth $320M

November 20, 2018 @ 04:23 AM

NATO Support and Procurement Agency as Lead Nation has requested a possible sale of precision guided munitions kits. The components that comprise the kits are: five hundred (500) KMU-556 F/B Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits for GBU-31 2000-lbs; forty (40) KMU-557 F/B JDAM Kits for GBU-31 2000-lbs; one thousand five hundred (1,500) KMU-572 F/B JDAM Kits for GBU-38 500-lbs; one thousand (1,000) Munitions Adapter Unit (MAU)-210 F/B Enhanced Computer Control Groups (ECCGs) for GBU-48 1,000-lb EPII; three hundred (300) MAU-210 F/B ECCGs for GBU-49 500-lbs EPII; three hundred (300) MXU-650K/B AFGs for GBU-49 500-lbs EPII; one thousand twenty-five (1,025)...

Turkey Kicks Off Project to Develop Long Range Air Defense System

October 31, 2018 @ 06:18 PM

Turkey has commenced work on ‘Project Siper, its first long range air defense system to protect itself from missiles and aircraft. Project Siper will perform similar roles as the S-400 air defence system that Ankara bought from Russia and the US-made Patriot which Washington reportedly refused to sell to Turkey