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US Approves Harpoon, SEASPARROW Missiles Sale to Finland

February 6, 2018 @ 06:20 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FSM) to Finland of RGM-84Q-4 Harpoon Block II+ ER Grade B Surface-Launched Missiles and RGM-84L-4 Harpoon Block II Grade B Surface-Launched Missiles for an estimated cost of $622 million. Another FMS Finland approval was made for sixty-eight (68) Evolved SEASPARROW...

Lockheed Martin to Hike Hellfire Missile Production to 11000 Units a Year

January 31, 2018 @ 03:26 AM

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded a $80,250,000 contract modification for the Hellfire production ramp-up effort. This includes production line set-ups, acquisition of additional tooling/test equipment, and establishment of additional suppliers

Indo-Israeli $500 Million Spike Anti-tank Guided Missile Deal Back on Table

January 18, 2018 @ 07:01 AM

India is likely to restart the $500 million Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) deal from Israeli firm Rafael it had cancelled before signing the deal earlier this month. Following the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to New Delhi, the deal is likely to be reconsidered after India cancelled it...

India Considers Israeli Spike Missiles Deal Through G-to-G Route

January 11, 2018 @ 11:34 AM

India is considering purchase of Israels Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) through the government-to-government (G-to-G) route, two months after it decided to cancel a deal to procure the weapons. In November, the defence ministry had decided to retract the process to acquire a batch of Spike missiles from Israeli firm...

Raytheon Wins $27 Million Navy Standard Missile-2 Procurement Contract

January 6, 2018 @ 06:59 PM

Raytheon has won $27 million contract for procurement of Navy Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) for fiscal 2018-2022. The contract also includes Standard Missile-6 depot and intermediate level maintenance, all-up round re-certifications, and special maintenance tasks, and Allied Foreign Navies SM-2 repairs and maintenance, US department of defense said in a statement Friday

India Officially Cancels $500M Deal to Buy Spike Anti-tank Missile from Israeli...

January 3, 2018 @ 08:13 AM

The Indian defense ministry has officially cancelled a $500 million deal to buy Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israeli Rafael. “Rafael has received an official statement from the Indian Ministry of Defense on the cancellation of the Spike missile deal,” read a statement from the company, adding that it had been canceled before the signing of the contract and despite the company fulfilling all of the necessary requirements,

US Plans to Provide Javelin Anti-tank Missiles as Part of 'Enhanced Defense...

December 23, 2017 @ 04:43 AM

The US state administration plans to supply Ukraine with 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 launchers as part of $47 million defense package to enhance defensive capabilities. The announcement came a day after EU leaders agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Moscow over its meddling in Ukraine for six months, and a week after Ottawa authorised the export of automatic weapons to the country, ABC reported quoting four State Department officials

Northrop Grumman Wins $110 Million for Gray Wolf Cruise Missile Demonstration

December 20, 2017 @ 11:26 PM

Northrop Grumman has won $110 million contract for the gray wolf science and technology demonstration effort. The contract provides for the design, development, manufacture, and testing of prototype affordable cruise missiles to advance networked collaborative operations technologies for defeat of enemy integrated air defense systems, the US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday

Boeing Wins Contract for Harpoon/SLAM-ER Missile Support for US Navy, 22 FMS...

December 18, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Boeing is being awarded $10.3 million contract for the procurement of Harpoon/SLAM-ER missile system and Harpoon launch systems follow-on integrated logistics and engineering services support for the United States Navy and various foreign military sales (FMS) customers

Estonia Receives Next Batch of Javelin Anti-tank Missiles from US

December 13, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

The Estonian defense forces have received the next batch of Javelin anti-tank missiles from the US. This time, the deliveries were of newer version of Javelin block-1 missiles with higher speed and breaking capacity than the previous block-0 type missiles that arrived in Estonia under the same program, Estonian defense ministry said in a statement Tuesday

Israel, US Abandon Arrow 3 Missile Test After Target Malfunctions

December 5, 2017 @ 12:19 PM

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) canceled a test of the Arrow 3 missile, designed to adapt the system to precision targeting missiles being developed by Iran, following the malfunction of a target missile. The trial which was planned to take place Monday from the Palmachim base, but was cancelled because of a malfunction in the Sparrow target missile designed to resemble an enemy missile,

Ukraine Seeks Defensive Weapons from Canada

November 23, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Ukraine has sought defensive weapons from Canada similar to the $47 million US aid package approved by the US National Security Council. "The answer is definitely yes

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