THAAD Missile System On Saudi Shopping List During Trump’s Visit

May 17, 2017 @ 03:34 PM

The US and Saudi Arabia are likely to finalize a series of arms deals that include THAAD, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, M109 artillery, Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) and munitions as part of the touted $3oo billion arms package during US President Donald Trumps visit to Riyadh Friday. The arms package could end...

UAE To Receive Patriot PAC-3, GEM-T Missiles in $2 Billion FMS Contract

May 12, 2017 @ 09:58 AM

The US has approved a United Arab Emirates (UAE) request for the sale of 60 Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) missiles with canisters and 100 Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) missiles worth an estimated US$2 billion. Also included are canisters, tools and test equipment, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, spare...

Iranian Army Showcases Long-range ‘Sayyad-3’ Missile At Parade

April 18, 2017 @ 02:58 PM

The Iranian Army displayed a home-grown long-range missile ‘Sayyad-3 during a military parade in Tehran on Tuesday. Other military equipment showcased in the parade include S-300 air defense missile system, Zolfaqar tank, personnel carriers, cannons, a wide variety of missiles, radars, missile defense systems, speedboats, torpedoes, military vehicles and bombs, Tasnim...

Serbia Interested In Russian S-300 Missile Systems

April 17, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

Serbia has begun talks with Russia and Belarus over the purchase of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said. Vucic told reporters Sunday that he seeks to buy two divisions of the Russian-made S-300 anti-air missile system, saying that negotiations are underway both with Russian President Vladimir Putin and...

Israel Operationalizes David's Sling Missile Defence System

April 3, 2017 @ 03:34 PM

Israels two Davids Sling air defense batteries have been operationalized at Hatzor Air Base, marking the completion of its multi-tiered anti-missile array covering the entire national territory. A joint US-Israel missile interceptor David's Sling, which was designed to fill the gap between the longer-range Arrow missile defence system and the shorter-range...

UK, France Team Up For Missile Technology Development With MBDA

March 29, 2017 @ 05:30 PM

UK and France signed an agreement to explore future missile technologies with European missile maker MBDA under €100 million ($108 million) program. Signed during a visit by Laurent Collet-Billon, head of the French defense procurement office, Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) to the Ministry of Defence, the agreement begins a three-year concept phase to develop future long range weapons for the British and French Navies and Air Forces, the British defense ministry said March 28

N Korea Making Advances In Building Rockets, Missiles

March 20, 2017 @ 12:34 PM

North Koreas latest rocket engine test indicated that the isolated country is making “meaningful progress” in its efforts to build more rockets and missiles. North Korea had conducted a ground jet test of a newly developed high-thrust missile engine,

US Drone Worth $200 Shot Down By $3 Million Patriot Missile, Says

March 16, 2017 @ 01:35 PM

A US ally reportedly has used a $3 million worth Patriot missile to shoot down a $200 worth drone aircraft. "A very close ally used the surface-to-air missile to bring down the drone, US General David Perkins told a military symposium

500 Rockets To Be Launched During Air Defense Exercise In Siberia

March 15, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

About 500 rockets that include S-400, S-300, Tor-M2U, Osa and Strla-10 missile systems will be launched during a large-scale air defense exercise that began at the Telemba military training ground in Siberias Republic of Buryatia, the regions press service said. "The maneuvers are held as part of the combat preparations of the regions air defense forces and involve about 8,000 people and over 1,000 units of combat and special equipment, including over 120 aircraft," the press service of the Eastern Military District was quoted as saying in a statement by

Turkey Seeks Russian Credit To Buy S-400 Missile System

March 15, 2017 @ 09:03 AM

Turkey has sought a loan to buy S-400 missile system from Russia, Rostec Corporation CEO Sergey Chemezov said in an interview. "Turkeys officials express a wish to get a loan, but the issue is pending so far

Lockheed Martin’s JASSM Completes Product Verification Flight Tests

March 10, 2017 @ 09:33 AM

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) has completed two product verification flight tests at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. Focused on demonstrating the updated Global Positioning System (GPS) anti-jam hardware and software, flight testing verified effective operation in both GPS-degraded and non-jammed environments

Russia Tests 162 Weapon types, Including Long Range Cruise Missiles in Syria

February 23, 2017 @ 02:34 PM

Russia has tested 162 types of weapons, including long range cruise missiles, in Syria. Sergei Shoigu told the Russian parliament that the military has tested 162 types of weapons in Syria, and only 10 of them have failed to meet expectations