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...

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

Russia Signs Weapon Purchase Deals Worth US$2.8 Billion At Army Expo

August 25, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

Russia signed over 20 contracts of weapon purchases worth over 170 billion rubles (2.87 billion U

Lockheed Martin Delivers First Tactical Missile System To US Army

August 11, 2017 @ 12:51 PM

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile as part of 124 missile systems delvery contract to the US Army. Lockheed Martin is under contract to deliver 124 new ATACMS missiles to the US Army and an international customer

US To Test Unarmed Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

August 2, 2017 @ 02:31 PM

The US military will test an unarmed Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) from Vandenberg Air Force base in California Wednesday Morning. The test is scheduled between 12:01 a

US To Cut Planned Buy Of AMRAAM Missiles Over Integrated Circuit Issue

July 28, 2017 @ 04:47 PM

The United States air force and navy are cutting their planned buy of Raytheon-built AMRAAM air-to-air missiles for fiscal year 2018 due to problems developing an integrated circuit. The AMRAAMs obsolescence upgrade, called Form, Fit, Function Refresh (F3R), affects 15 circuit cards that comprise about half of the missiles guidance section, according to Air Force documents obtained by Defense News

Iran Opens Production Line For New Long-range ‘Sayyad-3’ Missile

July 22, 2017 @ 10:40 AM

Iran today inaugurated a production line for countrys new version of an air defense missile dubbed ‘Sayyad-3, an upgrade to previous versions of the missile. The country's air defense chief, Brig

Raytheon Gets $83 Million Contract for AIM-9X Bock II Missiles

June 15, 2017 @ 10:08 AM

Raytheon has been awarded a contract to procure 180 AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missiles for the US Air Force; US Navy; and the governments of Poland; Indonesia; Romania; and Belgium. “Raytheon Co

Rafael Displays Spike LR II Battlefield Missile

May 29, 2017 @ 03:36 PM

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has unveiled SPIKE LR II, a 5th generation variant of the Spike Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers. The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June, the company announced Monday

S. Korean Ruling Party Leader Wants THAAD Missile Returned To US

May 17, 2017 @ 03:38 PM

Seoul is raising the possibility of sending back the recently installed US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery due to the lack of parliamentary approval of this crucial national security decision. The leader of ruling Democratic Party, Woo Won-shik, was quoted as saying by Yonhap during a radio interview that the deployment of THAAD to South Korea has not properly undergone domestic legal procedures

LCA Tejas Test Fires Beyond Visual Range Missile

May 13, 2017 @ 09:20 AM

Indias Light combat aircraft Tejas today has test-fired an air-to-air missile having beyond visual range capabilities (BVR). The missile test would pay the way for empowering the locally developed aircraft with the missiles

Turkey Test-Fires First Home Made Ballistic Missile 'Bora'

May 12, 2017 @ 09:23 AM

Turkey has test-fired its first homemade ballistic missile near the Black Sea coastal region of Sinop Thursday. “Our missile Bora (storm), with a range of 280km, was just test-fired in Sinop