Serbia Interested In Russian S-300 Missile Systems

April 17, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

Serbia has begun talks with Russia and Belarus over the purchase of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said. Vucic told reporters Sunday that he seeks to buy two divisions of the Russian-made S-300 anti-air missile system, saying that negotiations are underway both with Russian President Vladimir Putin and...

India To Purchase $1.5 Billion Worth Spike, Barak-8 Missile Systems

April 12, 2017 @ 09:59 AM

India is expected to finalize two deals with Israel for purchase of the anti-tank missiles and a naval air defense weapon system in couple of months, as part of $250 billion modernization plan. The deals worth $1

Taiwan To Build 11 Chiang-class Stealth Corvettes

April 10, 2017 @ 03:11 PM

The Taiwanese navy is planning to build 11 Tou Chiang-class stealth corvettes in three lots and also upgrade the original corvette with 3D radar system and Tien Chien II guided missile system. The new vessel type is to be longer, wider and will incorporate anti-aircraft capabilities such as "3D radar systems...

Turkey Test Fires Home Made Mızrak-U Missile From Hurkus Aircraft

April 10, 2017 @ 12:57 PM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has test-fired a Roketsan UMTAS air-to-ground anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from its Hürkuş-C close air support (CAS) aircraft. The Roketsan UMTAS, also known as the Mizrak, is a semi-active laser-homing (SALH) ATGM

Kongsberg to Integrate New Capability In Australia's Joint Strike Missile

April 7, 2017 @ 04:39 PM

Kongsberg Defence Systems has signed 150 MNOK (US$17.3 million) contract with Australian Defense ministry for integration of a new capability in the Joint Strike Missile (JSM)

Israel Operationalizes David's Sling Missile Defence System

April 3, 2017 @ 03:34 PM

Israels two Davids Sling air defense batteries have been operationalized at Hatzor Air Base, marking the completion of its multi-tiered anti-missile array covering the entire national territory. A joint US-Israel missile interceptor David's Sling, which was designed to fill the gap between the longer-range Arrow missile defence system and the shorter-range Iron Dome interceptor

UK, France Team Up For Missile Technology Development With MBDA

March 29, 2017 @ 05:30 PM

UK and France signed an agreement to explore future missile technologies with European missile maker MBDA under €100 million ($108 million) program. Signed during a visit by Laurent Collet-Billon, head of the French defense procurement office, Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) to the Ministry of Defence, the agreement begins a three-year concept phase to develop future long range weapons for the British and French Navies and Air Forces, the British defense ministry said March 28

Pakistan Showcases Extended Range Air-Launched Missile RA’AD 2

March 23, 2017 @ 03:01 PM

Pakistan Strategic Plans Division (SPD) has unveiled extended range Raad 2 (“Thunder 2”) air-launched cruise missile (ALCM) during Pakistan's Day Parade. The Raad 2 has a stated range of 550 km

Israel’s David's Sling Missile-defense System To Be Operational Soon

March 21, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

Israel is planning to deploy David's Sling missile- defense system in the next two weeks, local media reports Monday. The Davids Sling exact deployment date is not specified but Brig

Israel F-15 Fighter Jets Escape Missiles Fired By Pro-Assad Forces During Syria...

March 19, 2017 @ 06:30 AM

Israel F-15 fighter jets have managed to escape salvo of ground-to-air missiles from Pro-Assad forces Friday morning after having struck several targets inside Syria. "Israel has shot down one of numerous anti-aircraft missiles launched Thursday night by Syria at Israeli F-15 fighter jets that had hit designated targets within Syria," Israel Defense Forces was quoted as saying by

F-35 Fighter Conducts First Non-US Missile Firing Trials

March 16, 2017 @ 09:52 AM

The F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jet has conducted its first firing trials of the MBDA Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM). The trials are the first time a British-designed missile has been fired from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and the first time any non-US missile has been fired from the aircraft, MBDA said in a statement Wednesday

500 Rockets To Be Launched During Air Defense Exercise In Siberia

March 15, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

About 500 rockets that include S-400, S-300, Tor-M2U, Osa and Strla-10 missile systems will be launched during a large-scale air defense exercise that began at the Telemba military training ground in Siberias Republic of Buryatia, the regions press service said. "The maneuvers are held as part of the combat preparations of the regions air defense forces and involve about 8,000 people and over 1,000 units of combat and special equipment, including over 120 aircraft," the press service of the Eastern Military District was quoted as saying in a statement by