Taiwan’s Military To Implement New Missile Activation Procedure

July 25, 2016 @ 09:55 AM

Taiwan's Armed Forces have requested a top military research facility to come up with a safety measure which will be applied ahead of any missile launches in future following a deadly misfire incident occurred on July 1. A senior military source told the Central News Agency that the Defense Ministry had...

Israel, US Missile Defense Agencies Conduct Integrated Ground Test

July 6, 2016 @ 01:57 PM

The Israeli Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) in conjunction with the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the United States European Command (EUCOM) successfully conducted an Integrated Ground Test which ended on June 22nd. The test validated the combined United States/ Israeli Missile Defense integrated architecture for the defense of Israel...

Raytheon Wins $291 Million For 660 Sidewinder Missiles For US and Other

July 2, 2016 @ 06:46 AM

Raytheon is being awarded $291 million for modification to a previously awarded contract for procurement of 660 AIM-9X Block II All Up Round Tactical Full Rate Production Lot 16 Missiles for the Navy, Air Force, Army and the governments of Japan, Norway and Taiwan. In addition, this modification provides for the...

S. Korea, Two Allies To Conduct Joint Defense Drill To Deal With...

June 28, 2016 @ 11:57 AM

South Korea, the United States and Japan will carry out their first-ever joint missile defense exercise in Hawaii, Wednesday, to deal more effectively with North Korea's growing nuclear and ballistic missile threats, the Souths Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday. The trilateral missile defense exercise will take place on the side-lines...

India’s Nag Anti-tank Guided Missile To Undergo Final User Acceptance Trials In...

June 25, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

Indias Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) will undergo its final user acceptance trials of its Nag, Gen-3 Fire and Forget Anti-Tank Guided Missile in the next few days. DRDO had to postpone the trials after it cited technical reasons in the 'Qualification Testing of the Rocket Motor' used in the missile...

US House Okays $455 Million Increase In Israel Defense Missile Aid

June 17, 2016 @ 12:32 PM

The US House of Representatives has defied the decision of the Obama Administration by approving a $576 billion US Defense bill that includes $635.7 million for Israels missile defense programs

Russia To Develop Naval Version Of Tor Anti-aircraft Missile System By 2019

June 7, 2016 @ 05:59 AM

The naval version of the Tor antiaircraft missile system may be developed in 2018-2019. The Russian Navy command shows interest in this project, Almaz-Antey said at the KADEX-2016 international weapons exhibition on Friday

Iran Equips M60 Tanks With Anti-TOW Jamming Systems

May 13, 2016 @ 10:29 AM

Iran has equipped its M60 tanks with jamming system to improve performance of TOW and other anti-tank guided missiles. "We have mounted fire-control and jamming systems on M60 tanks to be able to divert TOW and other anti-armored missiles," Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General

Iran To Mass Produce Home-Grown 'Bavar-373' Air Defense System This Year

May 10, 2016 @ 11:13 AM

Iran will mass produce its indigenous air defense system this year even as it has equipped its air defense base with Russian S-300 missile system. “The Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has received the strategic S-300 air defense missile system,” Iranian defense minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan was quoted as saying by

Russian Warplanes Launch 97 Cruise Missiles In Syria

May 6, 2016 @ 09:02 AM

The Russian Aerospace Forces have launched 97 cruise missiles hitting Daesh targets in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday. Since the beginning of the Russian aerial campaign in Syria, Russian warplanes have carried out 5,662 sorties, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by Sputnik

Lockheed Martin Wins UK Trident II Missile Support Contract

April 2, 2016 @ 08:49 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $21 million to provide the United Kingdom with engineering and technical support services and deliverable materials for the Trident II Missile System. “Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co

Lockheed Martin Looking to Manufacture Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) Missile System in India

March 28, 2016 @ 12:17 PM

Lockheed Martin is looking to manufacture its Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile in India, one of the smallest missiles in the world, intended to intercept artillery, mortars and rockets and UAVs. The 26