Putin Reveals New Russian Nuclear Missile Defense

March 1, 2018 @ 01:15 PM

Russias President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday the creation of a nuclear powered cruise missile that guarantees an unlimited range and high speed and is capable of penetrating any missile defense. Speaking at the annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly, Putin was quoted as saying by TASS: "Russia...

Iran Unveils New Helicopter-launch Anti-Armor Missile

March 1, 2018 @ 10:44 AM

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled a new anti-armor automatic missile, called Azarakhsh, in a ceremony in Tehran, local media reports. According to Tasnim news agency, Azarakhsh, also called Lightning, is a 127-millimeter caliber rocket that weighs around 70 kilograms and can be installed on helicopter...

Indian Army’s Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile Ready For Induction

March 1, 2018 @ 10:23 AM

Indias locally-made Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag was successfully tested on Wednesday in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings. The tests “have once again proved its capability,” a statement by the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) says

Iraq Seeking To Purchase Russian S-400 Missile Defense System

February 28, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

Iraq is reportedly studying the possibilities for purchasing the Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems in order to diversify its arms imports, amid growing efforts of the country to tackle terrorism. "The issue is being studied in every detail," Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari was quoted as saying by TASS on...

No Request from Turkey to Integrate S-400 Missile Defence System with NATO:...

February 23, 2018 @ 12:29 PM

NATO has received no request from Turkey to integrate its Russian origin S-400 missile defence system with the Pan-Atlantic defence bloc, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “I am aware that Turkey has made an agreement or they have announced their intention to buy S-400 Russian air defense system

India Tests Nuclear Capable Prithvi-II Missile

February 22, 2018 @ 09:46 AM

India on Wednesday successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km, from a test range in Odisha. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near here around 8

Israel, US Conduct Arrow-3 Missile Interceptor Test

February 19, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

Israel successfully conducted flight experiment of the exoatmospheric Arrow-3 advanced missile defense system in collaboration with the US Missile Defense Agency on Monday, following two cancellations in recent months. According to Israeli Defense Ministrys announcement, the trial of the system, which is designed to intercept ballistic missiles outside the earths atmosphere, was concluded successfully after it was finally launched at 2:30am, following two cancellations between December and January

Turkish Firms to Manufacture S-400 Components in Second Contract Planned with Russia

February 14, 2018 @ 12:43 PM

Russia is planning to deliver a second batch of S-400 air defence system to Turkey under which some components of the high tech system is planned to be manufactured by Turkish firms by way of a technology transfer clause. "After the delivery of the first batch concludes in May or June 2020, the parties plan to sign a new contract on the delivery of the second batch of the S-400 systems in 2021

Israeli Military Deploys Anti-Missile Systems In Syria

February 12, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

A day after Israeli military lost its F-16 fighter jet following a significant confrontation between the Jewish state and Syrian forces, Israel has reportedly deployed anti-missile systems to the Syrian border on Sunday. The Jerusalem Post on Sunday cited witnesses as saying that they had seen convoys of "missile defense batteries" north-bound near the city of Baka al-Gharbiya

Latvia To Purchase Israeli Anti-tank Missiles 'Spike' For €108 Million

February 12, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

Latvias Defense Ministry will sign a €108 million contract to buy "Spike" anti-tank missiles from Israeli manufacturer Rafael on February 12, local media reports Monday. According to

Russia Tests New Upgraded Air Defense Missile

February 12, 2018 @ 08:27 AM

Russia test fired an upgraded air defense missile system at the firing range Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan on Monday, TASS reports quoting Russian newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. "We have successfully test fired a new upgraded air defense missile," the newspaper quoted Andrei Prikhodko, the deputy commander of Aerospace Forces air and missile defense task force, as saying

Russia Seeks Downed Su-25 Jet’s Engine to Identify Missile

February 7, 2018 @ 07:26 AM

Russia has sought Turkeys help to recover the engine among debris of its Sukhoi-25 ground-attack aircraft to determine the type of missile used to shoot at the plane. The Su-35 was brought down by what is believed to be a man-portable missile (MAN-PAD) fired from a shoulder-mounted launcher by militant in Syrias northwestern Idlib province on Feb