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MBDA’s Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile Clears France’s Qualification Test

March 6, 2020 @ 11:40 AM

The MBDA-made Sea Venom light anti-ship missile has cleared its first qualification test conducted by Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA). “The French Directorate General of Armaments has announced the success of the 1st qualifying round of the new light anti-ship helicopter missile,” DGA

US Considers Selling Patriot Air Defense Systems to Turkey

March 5, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

The United States in evaluating the possibility of selling Patriot air defense systems to Turkey to support its ongoing military operation in Syrias Idlib province. “We understand Turkey's air defense wishes

Poland to Order 180 Javelin Missiles, Related Equipment for $100M

March 5, 2020 @ 05:21 AM

The United States has greenlighted Polands request of acquiring 180 Javelin missiles and related equipment for $100 million. Javelin is a shoulder-fired missile intended to take down tanks, armored vehicles and low flying aircraft

Turkish Drone Strike Destroys Syrian Army’s Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System

February 29, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

A missile fired by a Turkish Drone destroyed a Russian-made Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System (ADS) of the Syrian Army deployed in Idlib province on Friday. Information leaked to the Turkish media said that the ADSs radar was active moments before the impact, indicating that the system failed to detect the incoming...

First Test of Russia’s Long Range hypersonic missile ‘Tsirkon’ Successful

February 28, 2020 @ 10:02 AM

The first test launch of Russias land and sea attack hypersonic missile fired from frigate Admiral Gorshkov has been termed a success. The missile traveled at 9 times the speed of sound after launch from a frigate in the Barents Sea and hit a ground target in the test held in...

Russian Military to receive 144 S-350 ‘Vityaz’ Air Defense Systems by 2027

February 27, 2020 @ 10:21 AM

The Russian military will receive 144 S-350 ‘Vityaz air defense systems by 2027, even as training has just commenced with their first system delivered in December. Almaz Antey will deliver 12 S-350s batteries, each consisting of 12 missile systems

US Navy tests first Standard Missile-2 from Raytheon's Restarted Production Line

February 26, 2020 @ 04:25 PM

The United States Navy has flight tested the first Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missile from Raytheon's production line that was restarted to supply the missiles to South Korea, Japan, Australia and Netherlands. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne Navy target, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Raytheon Bags US Army's $314 Patriot Modernization Contract

February 25, 2020 @ 02:43 PM

The US Army awarded Raytheon $314 million to modernize their Patriot air and missile defense systems on January 30. The task order is funded by the 17 nations that rely on Patriot for integrated air and missile defense

Syrian Air Defence “wastes” Projectiles by Inaccurate Fire at Israeli Missiles

February 19, 2020 @ 10:22 AM

Russian-made air defence systems with the Syrian Army such as the Pantsir "waste" their missile-projectiles by inaccurately firing at air-to-ground missiles launched by Israeli F-16s. Israeli intelligence website https://nziv

Pakistan Tests 600km Range Air-Launched Cruise Missile

February 19, 2020 @ 06:10 AM

Pakistan conducted flight test of "Ra'ad-II" air-launched cruise missile having a range of 600km on Tuesday. The weapon system was equipped with guidance and navigation systems ensuring engagement of targets with high precision, Inter Services Public Relations, the military's media wing, said in a statement

Russia Working on Anti-Hypersonic Missile Defence System

February 14, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

A new multipurpose missile system mounted on a MiG-31 long range interceptor jet which will be capable of intercepting hypersonic weapons, is being planned by the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD). Studies have commenced on a super long-range air-to-air missile with a splitting warhead, and work is currently underway to determine the characteristics and composition of the prospective system

US Approval of Integrated Air Defence System to India 'Disturbs' Regional Peace:...

February 14, 2020 @ 08:33 AM

Pakistan has expressed concern over the United States' recent approval to sell Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) to India. “The decision of US will have serious impact on the stability of the region,” Aisha Farooqui, Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was quoted as saying by

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