CAG Report Suggests New Rafale Aircraft Deal Is 2.8% Cheaper

February 13, 2019 @ 09:24 AM

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on capital acquisitions by the Indian Air Force (IAF) said the Rafale aircraft deal signed by the Centre in 2016 was 2.8 percent cheaper than the deal negotiated by the previous government

Raytheon Wins $88.4M US Navy Contract For F/A-18/EA-18G Sensor Systems Upgrade...

February 12, 2019 @ 06:25 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $88.4 million worth contract for the modification and upgrade of the sensor system software and hardware for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growler aircraft, the Department of defense announced Monday

Lockheed Martin Wins $212M Japanese DDG AEGIS Weapon System Contract

February 12, 2019 @ 06:01 AM

The US Navy has awarded about $212 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin for additional work on the development and integration of the Aegis Baseline J7 systems for Japan Maritime Self Defense Force destroyers. “Lockheed Martin Corp

Australia, France Sign $50 Billion Attack-class Submarines Agreement

February 11, 2019 @ 02:13 PM

Australia today signed a ‘Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French contractor Naval Group for Attack-class submarines, the Australian defense ministry announced Monday. The $50 billion Attack class program will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Navy

Russia’s ‘Poseidon’ Unmanned Underwater Vehicle To Undergo Factory Trials Soon

February 11, 2019 @ 09:48 AM

Russia will reportedly commence at-sea factory trials of a nuclear-capable underwater vehicle (UUV), dubbed ‘Poseidon, in summer 2019, TASS reports Sunday. "The successful tests of Poseidons nuclear-powered energy unit opened the way to conducting at-sea factory tests of the vehicle

Delivery Of Russian S-400 Air Defense Systems To Begin In 2019: Turkish

February 9, 2019 @ 01:06 PM

A Turkish official has confirmed that the delivery of the Russian-made S-400 air defense systems is expected to begin this year, Russias news agency TASS reported Friday

Iran Unveils New Underground Missile Production Plant

February 9, 2019 @ 08:57 AM

Amid growing international community sanctions, Iran this week unveiled an underground missile plant for the mass production of precision missiles, state media reported Thursday. “Unveiling this missile production city deep underground is an answer to the idle talk made by the Westerners, who assume they can restrict us and dissuade us from (pursuing) our long-term goals by means of threats and sanctions,” Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps chief commander, said during the unveiling ceremony on Thursday

China Retro-fits Home-made Air-to-air Missile on Su-30MKK Fighter Jet

February 4, 2019 @ 04:44 PM

China has flown an ageing Su-30MKK fighter jet, sourced from Russia with its latest home-made PL-12 air-to-air missile. China unveiled a set of photos of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navys Su-30MKK fighter jets' first training on January 6, 2019, China Military Online reported

US Started Producing Intermediate-range Missiles 2 Years Before it Pulled out of...

February 4, 2019 @ 01:51 PM

Russia released satellite images to prove the United States violated Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty two years back, after the US President Donald Trump recently announced that they are pulling out of the arms control agreement. An exclusive satellite footage published in Ruplty, released by the Russian defense ministry, shows a Raytheon Corporation plant located in Tucson, Arizona, preparing for the production of missiles prohibited under the arms control agreement

Iran Tests New Homegrown Long-range Cruise Missile 'Hoveizeh'

February 4, 2019 @ 09:33 AM

Iran on Saturday unveiled a new indigenously-built long-range cruise missile having a range of over 1,350 kilometres during a successful test launch, marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, state television reported. “The test of the Hoveizeh cruise missile was carried out successfully at a range of 1,200 km and accurately hit the set target,” Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was quoted as saying by

Lockheed Martin Wins $100M USAF Contract For JASSM-ER Missiles

February 1, 2019 @ 07:27 AM

Lockheed Martin wins $100 million worth contract for design, development, integration and testing of subsystem design changes for the wings/chines to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile - Extended Range (JASSM-ER) baseline missile. “Lockheed Martin Corp

Engility Corp Wins $655M For USAF Space and Missile Systems Center Support

February 1, 2019 @ 07:19 AM

The US Air Force has awarded a $655 million worth contract to Engility Corp. for services supporting the Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Systems and Development Directorate, Ground Systems and Space Operations Division at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico