Diehl Defence’s IRIS-T Missile Fired from S.Korean KF-21 for the First Time...

May 17, 2024 @ 11:30 AM

Diehl Defences IRIS-T short-range air-to-air missile (AIM-2000) has been fired for the first time as a guided missile from Korea Aerospace Industries' (KAI) KF-21, South Koreas 4.5th generation indigenous fighter currently under development

Netherlands Allocates €500M for Extra Ammunition

May 16, 2024 @ 09:35 AM

In response to escalating global tensions and a heightened threat of large-scale conflict, the Dutch Ministry of Defense has swiftly allocated an additional €500 million to expedite the procurement of essential ammunition supplies. State Secretary Christophe van der Maat

MBDA Selected to Develop European Counter-Hypersonic Weapon Concept

May 16, 2024 @ 06:23 AM

MBDA signed a European Defence Fund grant agreement and a Linked Procurement Contract with Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) on May 15, initiating the HYpersonic Defence Interceptor Study (HYDIS²) concept phase with co-funding from member states. The European Commission's selection of the HYDIS² project for funding in July 2023 highlights...

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Provide Propulsion System for Lockheed's Next Generation Interceptor

May 15, 2024 @ 08:02 AM

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, has been designated as the propulsion provider for the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) program. This decision follows MDA's selection of Lockheed Martin as the sole contractor for the NGI program from development through flight testing

Romania to Get 300 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II Missiles for its F-16...

May 15, 2024 @ 05:44 AM

The United States State Department granted approval on May 14 for a potential sale of AIM-9X air-to-air missiles and related equipment to Romania, with the transaction valued at

U.K. to invest $1.3B to Develop Hypersonic Missile

May 15, 2024 @ 03:28 AM

Great Britain has announced an investment of £1 billion (approximately $1.3 billion) in the development of a national hypersonic missile, aiming to close the technological gap in this advanced field

KONGSBERG, Diehl Defence, MBDA to Jointly Develop Super Sonic Strike Missile

May 13, 2024 @ 09:48 AM

KONGSBERG, Diehl Defence and MBDA Deutschland enter agreement to develop the future Norwegian and German super-sonic strike missile known as 3SM Tyrfing. The Norwegian government announced this initiative in November 2023

DoD Inspector General's Office Evaluates U.S.A.F.’s Nuclear Design Certification for Aircraft Carrying...

May 10, 2024 @ 09:00 AM

Inspector General Robert P. Storch announced the release of a comprehensive

MBDA Qualifies GRIFO Air Defense System with CAMM-ER Missile for Italian Army

May 9, 2024 @ 04:00 AM

MBDA recently qualified the GRIFO system, the Italian Armys new air defense system, as part of the EMADS (Enhanced Modular Air Defense Solutions) family using the (Common Anti-Air Modular Missile – Extended Range) missile. The GRIFO system enhances the Italian Armys short-range air defense (SHORAD) capability with extended range provided by the CAMM-ER missile, which is vertically launched to provide 360° air defense coverage

Ukraine Launches ATACMS Missiles at Russian Targets in Crimea

April 30, 2024 @ 10:24 AM

Ukraine launched a barrage of Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) at Russian military targets in Crimea, marking the first use of 300 km-range missiles. The United States has previously been apprehensive about providing medium-range-surface-launched ATACMS to Ukraine, fearing it could provoke Russia into a wider war