Indian Air Force Tests Derby Air-to-air Beyond Visual Range Missile from Tejas

April 30, 2018 @ 09:22 AM

The Indian Air Force has test fired an Israeli Derby Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Missile from its domestically grown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas to demonstrate safe operation of the aircraft during missile plume ingestion into the aircraft engine under worst case scenarios. The missile was launched from LCA Tejas...

Raytheon Completes Final Development Test Of JSOW Missile For F-35 Aircraft Integration

April 17, 2018 @ 02:12 PM

Raytheon Company and the US Navy completed the final developmental test to integrate the Joint Standoff Weapon C onto the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's C variant, keeping the low-cost, air-to-ground missile on track for full deployment in 2019. The JSOW glide weapon uses a GPS-inertial navigation system with an imaging infrared...

Iranian Army Unveils New Helicopter-mounted Missile, Shafaq

April 17, 2018 @ 01:28 PM

The Iranian Army unveiled new military helicopter gear, including new homegrown air-launched missile dubbed ‘Shafaq (Twilight), during a ceremony at the Ground Forces Airborne Unit in Tehran on Monday. A military helicopter mounted missile can hit targets within a range of 8 to 12 kilometers, Tasnim reports

Saab Exhibits VSHORAD Missile System At DefExpo 2018

April 11, 2018 @ 10:44 AM

Swedish firm Saab is showcasing demonstrate its Very Short-Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) missile system RBS 70 NG at DefExpo 2018, held in Chennai, India this week. The next generation ground-based air defence (GBAD) system provides a flexible and supremely effective, long-term answer to constantly evolving air defence requirements

Poland Signs $4.75 Billion Agreement For Patriot Missile Defense Systems

March 29, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

Poland has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with the US firm Raytheon to purchase combat proven Patriot missile defense system on Wednesday. The agreement worth $4

MBDA Awarded £400 Million Contract For Brimstone Missile Capability Sustainment

March 28, 2018 @ 10:58 AM

The United Kingdom has awarded MBDA a £400 million contract for the capability sustainment programme (CSP) of the advanced Brimstone air-to-surface missile, to extend its service life beyond 2030. Under the CSP effort, MBDA will manufacture new Brimstone missiles for the UK Armed Forces in order to replenish the countrys inventory and to maintain the UKs battlefield edge into the future

Turkey Tests Two Indigenous Air-to-air Missiles to Replace AMRAAM, Sidewinder

March 26, 2018 @ 11:40 AM

Turkey tested two indigenous air-to-air missiles in the Black Sea province of Sinop last weekend, the Anadolou news agency reported. The short- and medium-range Gokdogan and the long-range Bozgodan were fired at their targets in the Black Sea

Raytheon to Supply AMRAAM Missiles to Qatar, other FMS Customers

March 24, 2018 @ 09:44 AM

Raytheon Missile Company has been awarded a $523,148,647 contract modification for Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) production Lot 31. This modification provides for AMRAAM Production Lot 32 for the production of the AMRAAM missile and other AMRAAM system items

Indian Army Set For VSHORAD Tender Negotiations

March 19, 2018 @ 09:40 AM

The Indian Army will soon begin contract negotiations in the multi-billion dollar deal for the very short-range air defence system or VSHORAD, after several retrials and delays due to certain non-compliances by the vendors from the given specifications. “The activities relating to the Contract Negotiation Committee for the deal started in mid-February

UAE to Procure Raytheon AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles Worth US$270 Million

March 9, 2018 @ 04:15 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of three hundred (300) AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II missiles and associated equipment worth US$270 million. The prime contractor will be Raytheon Missile Systems Company

Iran Unveils New Helicopter-launch Anti-Armor Missile

March 1, 2018 @ 10:44 AM

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled a new anti-armor automatic missile, called Azarakhsh, in a ceremony in Tehran, local media reports. According to Tasnim news agency, Azarakhsh, also called Lightning, is a 127-millimeter caliber rocket that weighs around 70 kilograms and can be installed on helicopter pylons

Israel, US Conduct Arrow-3 Missile Interceptor Test

February 19, 2018 @ 12:31 PM

Israel successfully conducted flight experiment of the exoatmospheric Arrow-3 advanced missile defense system in collaboration with the US Missile Defense Agency on Monday, following two cancellations in recent months. According to Israeli Defense Ministrys announcement, the trial of the system, which is designed to intercept ballistic missiles outside the earths atmosphere, was concluded successfully after it was finally launched at 2:30am, following two cancellations between December and January