Germany Orders Meteor Missiles from MBDA

December 24, 2019 @ 09:51 AM

Germany has ordered an unspecified number of Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAMs) from MBDA. The missiles will arm German Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets

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...

US Warplanes Could Dodge S-400s With Frequencies Obtained In Syria

December 21, 2019 @ 11:41 AM

US warplanes could fly past Russian S-400s if the frequencies of the air defense systems obtained by the US army in Syria's Khmeimim air base, are successfully deciphered. "The US army has obtained the frequencies of the Russian S-400 anti-air defense systems stationed in Syria

Northrop Delivers 1000th AGM-88E Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

December 16, 2019 @ 03:28 PM

Northrop Grumman has delivered the 1000th AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system to the US Navy. A ceremony at the Northrop Grumman production facility in Northridge, California, commemorated the occasion, the company said in a statement

US Army tests New Air, Missile Defense Battle Command System

December 13, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

Northrop Grummans Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) meant for the US Army has been tested, during which it engaged two incoming target cruise missiles. The IAMD Battle Command System has been touted to be the first real-competitor to the Russian S-400/Pantsir IMAD system

US Army's Precision Strike Missile Completes First Flight Test

December 11, 2019 @ 07:09 AM

Lockheed Martin has completed testing its next-generation long-range missile designed for the US Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. During the flight test, the PrSM was fired from Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher and flew approximately 240 kilometers to the target area

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 the BrahMos system is a done deal

Rheinmetall Wins €120M To Modernize Air Defense Systems

December 9, 2019 @ 05:54 PM

Germany's Rheinmetall has won a contract worth €120 million ($133 million) from an unnamed country for modernization of it's Skyguard air defense systems. "An international client has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to modernize its air defence systems

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

Czech Republic Signs Iron Dome Deal

December 6, 2019 @ 02:35 PM

Czech Republic has signed an agreement to buy eight multi-mission radars from Israel in a deal valued $125 million. The Government-to-Government (GTG) contract was signed in Prague by Israel's Ministry of Defense International Defense Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT) and the Czech Ministry of Defense under its Mobile Air Defense Radar (MADR) program, Globes reported Friday

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

Currently Studying How To Combine US Patriots, Turkish S-400s: NATO

December 5, 2019 @ 08:09 AM

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently searching for a solution on Turkey's S-400 buy and is looking at how to combine the Russian air defense systems with American Patriots. "The Alliance is searching for a solution in connection with Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, was quoted as saying by reports RIA Novosti