France Makes First Operational Strike of MdCN Cruise Missile in Syria

April 14, 2018 @ 01:25 PM

France has conducted the first operational use of its long-range, sea-launched, stand-off cruise missile, MdCN (Missile De Croisière Naval – naval cruise missile) when it was fired from a frigate on Syria Saturday. French Defense Minister Florence Parly posted a video of a FREMM frigate firing a naval cruise missile on...

Russia Plans to Reopen S-300 Anti-aircraft Missile Systems Sales to Syria

April 14, 2018 @ 12:42 PM

Russia plans to reopen sale of S-300 Anti-aircraft Missile defence systems to the Assad regime following the unilateral action of the US, France and the UK in launching airstrikes on Syria. “A few years ago, given the urgent request of some of our Western partners, we refused to supply the Anti-aircraft...

MBDA’s CAAM Missile Qualified for Launch from Lockheed Martin’s ExLS Launcher...

April 9, 2018 @ 01:17 PM

MBDA and Lockheed Martin have jointly completed qualification of MBDAs Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) from Lockheed Martins Extensible Launching System (ExLS) 3-Cell Stand Alone Launcher following a series of trials. ExLS is a low-cost alternative for integrating new missiles and munitions into naval surface combatants leveraging Lockheed Martins proven Mk...

Leonardo Begins Deliveries of High-Tech Missile Decoy To UK

March 28, 2018 @ 03:21 PM

Leonardo has begun deliveries of its new ‘BriteCloud decoy to the UKs Royal Air Force for combat missions following the Ministry of Defences formal go-ahead for the new technology. The drinks-can-sized countermeasure, which protects fighter jets from modern radar-guided missiles, will be available for use by Tornado GR4 crews in the...

Rosoboronexport Reveals details of Russia's Buk M3 Air Defence Missile System

March 28, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

Rosoboronexport has revealed details of its Buk-M3 ‘Viking, the newest air defence missile system (ADMS) from Russia ahead of its international launch. “The ‘Viking complex preserves the best characteristics of the famous line of the ‘Buk air defence missile such as force and infrastructure protection from present-day and future air assault...

China Unveils Anti-tank Guided Missile System in Baghdad Defence Show

March 26, 2018 @ 02:20 PM

New Chinese HJ-10A (Red Arrow-10A) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) system has been showcased to the Middle East market for the first time at International Defense Exhibition (IQDEX-2018) in Baghdad, Iraq. The HJ-10A ATGM system is a heavy-duty, fiber-optic guided anti-tank missile, and its launching vehicle has an elevating mast-type photoelectric sighting system that can detect and lock the hostile armored vehicles as far as possible

US Approves Sale of 6600 TOW Missile to Saudi Arabia Worth $670

March 23, 2018 @ 07:30 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) missiles, made by Raytheon, for an estimated cost of $670 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

South Korea Buys 90 Taurus Bunker-busting Missiles

March 13, 2018 @ 01:04 PM

South Korean Defence Procurement Agency has signed a contract to purchase 90 more Taurus long-range air-launched bunker busting missiles. "The contract was signed in late February," Kang Hwan-seok, spokesman for the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), told reporters, Yonhap news reported

Lebanon to Receive 100 HOT Missiles, Other Weapons from France

March 9, 2018 @ 07:34 PM

Lebanon will receive 100 HOT missiles, a simulator, training equipment and large quantities of spare parts and tools from France. The Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly met with Lebanese Defense Minister Yacoub Sarraf on March 8 at her office

Indian Nag Missile Tests Could Jeopardize $500M Spike Missile Deal: Israeli Media

March 7, 2018 @ 08:57 AM

India's successful testing of its Nag anti-armor missile could jeopardize a potential deal to purchase Spike Missile from Rafael of Israel worth US$500 million, reports appearing in Israeli media suggest. The fate of the deal is again clouded in doubt with India continuing to develop its own anti-tank missile, which will compete with the Israeli missile

Ukraine to Procure 210 Javelin Missiles from US Army Stocks

March 2, 2018 @ 08:33 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Ukraine of Javelin man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles and Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) worth $47 million. The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy two hundred ten (210) Javelin Missiles and thirty-seven (37) Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs) (includes two (2) Javelin CLUs to be used as spares)

Raytheon-Lockheed Javelin JV Awarded $95M FMS Contract For Javelin Missile Components

February 23, 2018 @ 10:31 AM

The US Army has awarded a foreign military sales contract estimated $94.8 million to Raytheon / Lockheed Martin Javelin joint venture for Javelin weapon system deliverables to foreign customers, the Department of Defense announced Thursday