Turkey Signs Letter Of Intent With France, Italy For New Missile Defense...

November 10, 2017 @ 09:30 AM

Turkey on Wednesday signed a letter of intent with France and Italy aiming to strengthen cooperation on joint defense projects, which includes development of a new missile defense system. Addressing a meeting of NATO defense ministers on Thursday, Turkeys defense minister Nurettin Canikli was quoted as saying by Andolu Agency that...

Canada Requests Raytheon-made Air-to-Air Missiles for its F/A-18 Aircraft

November 2, 2017 @ 04:17 AM

The US State Department has approved a $140 million sale of Raytheon-made AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) for use on Canadian F/A-18 aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 30, 2017

Brazilian Army Orders RBS 70 Air Defense Missile System

October 30, 2017 @ 02:16 PM

Saab has received an order from the Brazilian Army for deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (Very Short-Range Air Defence) system. The contract signed between Saab and the Brazilian Army includes man-portable launchers, training simulators, camouflage systems and associated equipment for operators and maintainers

India's L&T To Invest $154M On Missile Systems and Battle Tank Plants...

October 28, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

Larsen & Toubro Limited, India's engineering conglomerate is looking to invest INR 500 crore (US$77 million) on the missile systems facilities which will be built in Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra or Gujarat. "We are looking at Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and even Gujarat to set up the missile and missile...

Belarus Orders More Tor-M2 Air Defense Missile Systems

October 27, 2017 @ 10:15 AM

Belarus' Defense Ministry announced Wednesday that the country has signed an agreement with Russia's Almaz-Antey defense contractor for the delivery of another battery of Tor-M2 air defense missile systems. "Our country will get the new armament as part of the agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus on...

Saab to Supply Meteor BVR Missile Subsystem to MBDA

October 19, 2017 @ 01:49 PM

Saab has signed a contract with MBDA for deliveries of subsystems for the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) missile system. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 150 million and deliveries to MBDA will take place during the period 2020-2021

US Approves $53M Sale of AMRAAM Missiles to Netherlands

October 12, 2017 @ 04:45 AM

The State Department has approved $53 million worth sale of AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) to Netherlands. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today, the DSCA said in a statement Wednesday

Japan to Buy Raytheon Air-to-air Missiles for US$113 M

October 5, 2017 @ 04:06 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Japan of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs) estimated to cost US$113 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency(DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Wednesday

Air-to-air Missiles Found Damaged in Japan's Komatsu Air Base

September 22, 2017 @ 11:26 AM

Air-to-air missiles belonging to Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) were found damaged at the Komatsu Air Base in March this year repairs of which are expected to cost 29.5 million yen, it was revealed on Sept

IAF Tests Astra BVR Missile From Sukhoi-30 MKI Aircraft

September 15, 2017 @ 10:42 AM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) test fired the air-to-air missile Astra from a Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet over the Bay of Bengal Thursday. Defence sources told

S. Korea Tests German-built 500-km Range Taurus Cruise Missile

September 13, 2017 @ 09:51 AM

South Korea's Air Force successfully test-fired a 500-kilometer-range advanced air-launched cruise missile during its first live-fire exercise in South Chungcheong Province, on Tuesday. The Air Force's F-15K fighter jet fired a Taurus missile, which flew some 400 kilometers and precisely hit an intended target in the coastal waters off Gunsan, North Jeolla Province,

Russia Creates Joint Air Defense System With Syria

August 26, 2017 @ 09:37 AM

Russia has set up a unified air defense system in Syria with joint efforts by Russian and Syrian military experts, TASS reports. "Today, a unified integrated air defense system has been set up in Syria