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France “Obstructing” Turkey-Eurosam Missile Defence System Project: Turkish Official

January 7, 2020 @ 08:55 AM

France is “obstructing” the Turkish-Eurosam missile defence system project from progressing beyond the project definition stage. Following Turkeys “Operation Peace Spring” late last year in Norther Syria, France is impeding progress in the joint anti-air missile system of Eurosam-Turkey, Defense Industries Directorate chairperson İsmail Demir said Monday...

India Tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile System

December 23, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

Indias Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the fourth test of Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) System from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) on the Chandipur coast, Odisha state, on Monday. The weapon systems were tested in final configuration with a radar mounted on a vehicle and missiles on the...

Philippines’ BrahMos Buy A “Done Deal”

December 10, 2019 @ 07:17 AM

The Philippines Army has zeroed in on purchase of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to be equipped on its first ever land-based missile system battery following extensive trials and the only thing that remains is finance aspect of the deal. “As far as the Philippines Army is concerned, the consensus on...

Russian Arctic to be Shielded by S-400s by Year-end

December 9, 2019 @ 01:43 PM

Russian battalion in the Northern Fleet will be equipped with S-400 air defense systems to shield the Russian Arctic region from aerial threats, by the end of this year. "This year, S-400 systems will enter service with the air defense missile regiment stationed on Novaya Zemlya

Russia Inducts S-300V4 Air Defense System

December 6, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

Russian troops in the Eastern Military District have received and inducted first of the country's S-300V4 air defense systems. "This system has arrived for service with the Eastern Military Districts air defense troops for the first time," Eastern Military District said in a statement Friday

Raytheon Wins US Army’s Javelin Contract

September 13, 2019 @ 06:28 AM

Raytheon has won a $185 million contract to support US Armys Javelin Weapon System. “Raytheon was awarded a $185 million contract for the Javelin Weapon System full rate production, All Up Rounds, Command Launch Unit retrofits, battery coolant units, Javelin outdoor trainers, outdoor trainer instruction station, tripods, Javelin vehicle launcher and electronics,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday

Raytheon Awarded US Navy’s $190.5M Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Block 2 Modification...

August 22, 2019 @ 09:24 AM

Raytheon has won a $190.5 million contract to supply US Navy with materials and spares in support of fiscal 2019 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 low-rate initial production requirements

Bahrain Signs Agreement with US Army to Purchase Patriot Missile Defence Systems

August 14, 2019 @ 07:40 AM

The Kingdom of Bahrain signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon's Patriot air and missile defense system from the United States Army. This letter of offer and acceptance allows the US government to begin contract negotiations with Raytheon for production of an undisclosed quantity of systems and missiles

Germany To Get $401 Million Worth Patriot Missiles

July 13, 2019 @ 09:54 AM

The United States has approved the sale of Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) Missiles Segment Enhanced (MSE) with support for an estimated cost of $401 million to Germany. According to a statement released by Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on Friday, Government of Germany had requested to buy fifty (50) Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) Missiles Segment Enhanced (MSE)

Rafael Awards $100M To Indo-Israeli JV To Supply 1000 Barak Missile Kits

July 12, 2019 @ 07:47 AM

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS), a joint venture between Indias Kalyani Group and Israeli firm Rafael has won a $100 million (INR 685 crore) contract from overseas partner Rafael to supply 1,000 units of Barak 8 missile kits

Turkey To Receive Russian S-400 Missile Defense Systems From July

June 27, 2019 @ 07:19 AM

Turkey is expected to receive S-400 Triumf missile defense systems by this year end, TASS reports quoting an official as saying. "We plan to fulfill our commitments on delivering equipment and training specialists by the end of this year," the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said on Wednesday

India Tests Akash-1S Surface to Air Missile Defense System

May 28, 2019 @ 07:09 AM

Indias state-run Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested the latest version of Akash surface to air missile defense system, Akash-1S, on Monday. The Akash-1S is fitted with an indigenously-made seeker

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