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First Test of Updated AMRAAM-ER Missile from NASAMS Air Defense System

February 28, 2024 @ 04:57 AM

Raytheon and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Armed Forces, flight-tested an updated variant of the AMRAAM-Extended Range (AMRAAM-ER) missile from a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). This AMRAAM-ER variant integrates the guidance section of the AIM-120 C-8, featuring a 10-inch rocket...

Raytheon-Rafael JV Breaks Ground for Tamir Missile Production Facility in U.S.

February 26, 2024 @ 04:56 AM

R2S, a joint venture between RTXs Raytheon and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense System, has initiated the construction of its Tamir missile manufacturing facility in East Camden, Arkansas. The facility will produce Tamir missiles for the Iron Dome Weapon System and its variant, the SkyHunter missile, intended for use by the U...

Turkey's Akinci Drone Fitted With ASELFLIR-500T Targeting Pod Hits Moving Target at...

February 23, 2024 @ 03:19 AM

Turkey's Akinci Drone, equipped with the ASELFLIR-500T targeting pod, hit a moving target at sea during its first firing test. Developed by Aselsan, the ASELFLIR-500 targeting pod was tested at the AKINCI Flight Training and Test Center in Tekirdağ's Çorlu district

India’s Cabinet Committee on Security Clears $2.3B Navy Deal for BrahMos Missiles...

February 22, 2024 @ 05:25 PM

Indias Cabinet Committee on Security has given the green light for the acquisition of over 200 BrahMos extended-range supersonic cruise missiles at a cost of INR 19,000 crore ($2.3 billion)

Diehl Defence, Korea Aerospace Sign MoU to Advance IRIS-T Missiles Integration for...

February 20, 2024 @ 05:16 AM

German missile maker Diehl Defence and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), the manufacturer and authority on FA-50 series and KF-21 combat aircraft, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to intensify their integration and marketing efforts for the IRIS-T missiles on FA-50 and KF-21 Block II aircraft. The agreement, signed during...

Turkey, Pakistan Announce Air-to-Air Missile Technology Sharing Agreement

February 17, 2024 @ 04:57 AM

Turkeys Second Chief of General Staff, General İrfan Özsert, and a delegation visited the Pakistan Air Forces Command, signaling an agreement on technology sharing in the field of air-to-air missiles between the two nations. During the meeting with Pakistan Air Force Commander Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, discussions revolved around military cooperation, with both parties agreeing to further advance existing partnerships

MBDA Advances Tactical Drone, AKERON MP Missile Systems Development with Greek Collaborations

February 7, 2024 @ 05:41 AM

Europes multinational missile and missile systems manufacturer MBDA has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Greek companies MILTECH and ALTUS, specifically focusing on the development of AKERON MP missile systems and equipping a Greek-made drone with AKERON missiles. The agreements were formalized on February 6, 2024, as part of the broader strategic partnership between France and Greece established in 2021

U.S. Greenlights $908M Foreign Military Sale of JASSM-ER Missiles to the Netherlands...

February 6, 2024 @ 04:43 AM

The United States State Department has given the green light to a Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the Netherlands, approving the transfer of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles with Extended Range (JASSM-ER) and associated equipment at an estimated cost of $908 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has formally notified Congress of the proposed sale, which includes 120 AGM-158B/B-2 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles with Extended Range (JASSM-ER) All-Up-Rounds, 15 AGM-158 Inert JASSMs with Test Instrumentation Kits, and various other components

Raytheon Awarded $68.4M Contract for Joint Standoff Weapon Air-To-Ground Missiles for Taiwan

February 3, 2024 @ 05:38 AM

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $68.4 million modification contract for the production and delivery of 50 Joint Standoff Weapon Air-To-Ground Missiles (AGM-154 Block III C) for the government of Taiwan

Bayraktar TB3 UCAV to be Armed with Roketsan’s SUNGUR Air-to-Air Missile

January 25, 2024 @ 06:48 AM

Turkish drone maker Baykar is planning to integrate its sea-based Bayraktar TB3 with Roketsan's SUNGUR Man-Portable Air-Defense System (MANPADS). This was reported by

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