Poland Signs $2.53B Agreement for IBCS Air Defense System Integration

March 4, 2024 @ 07:21 AM

Poland has recently signed an agreement worth $2.53 billion for the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS), a key component of the Integrated Air Missile Defence (IAMD) network

European Country Orders Rheinmetall’s Skynex Air Defence Systems

March 2, 2024 @ 06:25 AM

Rheinmetall has been granted an additional contract to supply Skynex air defence systems to a European customer. The contract, valued in the lower three-digit million euro range, includes deliveries scheduled throughout 2025, incorporating Rheinmetall-made HX trucks, as in the initial agreement

Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Agent to 11 Years for Alleged S-300 Component...

February 28, 2024 @ 12:55 PM

The Federal Security Service (FSB) Public Relations Center has announced the sentencing of Ukrainian citizen Sergei Viktorovich Krivitsky to 11 years and six months in a maximum-security colony for attempting to purchase components for the S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems. This was reported by Russias state-owned

Bundeswehr Awards Rheinmetall €595M for Skyranger 30 Air Defense on Boxer Vehicles

February 28, 2024 @ 06:33 AM

The Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract worth €595 million to supply the Skyranger 30 mobile air defense system for their Boxer armored vehicles. The deal includes a prototype and 18 series production vehicles, with an option for an additional 30 systems

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

Austria Orders SkyRanger 30 Air Defense Systems on Pandur Armored Vehicles

February 23, 2024 @ 08:03 AM

Austria has placed an order for 36 units of Skyranger 30 air defense systems, manufactured by Rheinmetall, to be integrated into their newly-ordered 6x6 Pandur EVO armored vehicles. Earlier this week, General Dynamics European Land Systems - Steyr (GDELS) announced securing a $1

Ukrainian Defense Industry Forges Strategic Partnership with Germany's MBD Deutschland in Anti-Drone...

February 21, 2024 @ 05:53 AM

Ukrainian Defense Industry (UDI), also operating as Ukroboronprom State Concern, has signed a MoU with MBD Deutschland, outlining plans for a collaborative exploration of programs and opportunities in the field of air defense systems, with a particular focus on countering Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Areas of potential

Iran Unveils Anti-ballistic, Low-altitude Air Defense Systems

February 18, 2024 @ 07:34 AM

The Iranian Ministry of Defense has unveiled ingeniously developed an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) defense system as well as a low-altitude air defense (LAAD) system. The new systems were displayed in the capital Tehran on Saturday with Defense Minister Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Ashtiani in attendance

Canada Orders Saab's RBS 70 NG Air Defence System

February 16, 2024 @ 10:04 AM

The Government of Canada has awarded Saab a contract worth approximately CAD 227 million (SEK 1.8 billion) for the RBS 70 NG short-range air defence system

Russian Pantsir-S1M to Carry 48 'Mini Missiles' to hit Drones

February 10, 2024 @ 10:03 AM

Russia is upgrading the Pantsir-S1M air defense system with 48 mini missiles, a notable increase from the current 12, to counter the rising threat of drones. Ongoing trials for this modified system are expected to conclude within the current year