European Coalition Jointly Procures Mistral 3 Missiles

June 20, 2024 @ 09:47 AM

A European coalition involving France, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, and Hungary signed a framework cooperation agreement on June 19 for the joint acquisition of the Mistral 3 ground-based air defense system. This agreement, managed by the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) with support from MBDA, aims to streamline the acquisition process to...

Kongsberg Opens New Norwegian Missile Factory

June 20, 2024 @ 07:07 AM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) officially opened its new missile manufacturing plant in Kongsberg, Norway, today, where the company will produce its Naval Strike Missile (NSM) and Joint Strike Missile (JSM). The new missile factory was inaugurated by Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Cecilie Myrseth at a ceremony, alongside State...

Thales Belgium, WB Electronics, AREX Collaborate on New Remote Weapon System with...

June 19, 2024 @ 06:37 AM

Thales Belgium, WB Electronics, and AREX have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the development of a new remote weapon system equipped with 70mm rockets. The project will combine AREX's ZMU 03/05 turret with Thales Belgium's unguided and guided rockets

Missile Defense Agency's Hypersonic Test Bed Performs First Flight

June 15, 2024 @ 05:45 AM

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), alongside its partners, has announced a breakthrough in hypersonic technology with the successful first flight of the Hypersonic Test Bed (HTB). This

Ukraine Developing JDAM-like Tail Kits for Soviet Era Bombs

June 10, 2024 @ 07:10 AM

Ukraine is set to begin testing a domestically developed guidance kit, similar to the U.S

Turkey's Roketsan Converts Artillery Rocket into Signals Jamming, Imaging Device

June 8, 2024 @ 09:29 AM

Roketsan has announced the development of the TR-122 Parachute Rocket, an iteration of the TR-122 rocket capable of performing specialized tasks with integrated signal jamming or image collecting payloads. The TR-122 Parachute Rocket will now be capable of executing special missions within a 36-kilometer radius

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility at Huntsville for Next Generation Interceptor Development

May 31, 2024 @ 05:21 AM

Lockheed Martin inaugurated its new $18 million engineering facility, labs, and demonstration center in Huntsville. The 122,000-square-foot complex is designed to accommodate 500 employees, focusing on advancing national security capabilities and fostering innovation in North Alabama, with specific projects including the development of the Black Hawk helicopter, Long Range Hypersonic Weapon, and Next Generation Interceptor (NGI)

Iran Comes out in the Open About Helping Yemeni Houthis' Ballistic Missile...

May 30, 2024 @ 05:44 AM

Iran has admitted that it helped the Houthis of Yemen develop an anti-ship ballistic missile, 'Muhit' based on its own naval ballistic missile, 'Qadr.' The Qadr (Ghadr) missile was developed over a decade ago by the late Iranian commander Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani-Moqaddam

Poland Signs $735M Contract for JASSM-ER Missiles

May 29, 2024 @ 10:55 AM

Poland's Defense Ministry signed a contract worth $735 million for the acquisition of JASSM-ER air-to-surface missiles, to be integrated into the Polish Army's arsenal. This purchase marks the largest investment in this type of missile to date, involving several hundred rockets with a range of approximately 1,000 kilometers