India Scraps $500 Million Israeli Spike ATGM Missile Deal, Prefers DRDO

November 20, 2017 @ 08:29 AM

The Indian defence ministry has decided to scrap a $500 million deal with Israel to procure Spike Anti-tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) and will ask Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to develop and produce Man-Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) for the Army. “DRDO has successfully produced the Nag and Anamika ATGMs...

South Korean Army Test Fires Hellfire Guided Missiles from Apache Helicopters

November 14, 2017 @ 10:06 AM

The South Korean Army carried out an air-to-surface missile firing exercise using eight Apache attack helicopters on Monday. Each of the copters fired one Hellfire guided missile at a shooting range in the waters off the western coastal city of Gunsan, according to the Army,

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...

Turkey to Move Forward on Eurosam Anti-missile System Buy at NATO Meeting

November 4, 2017 @ 09:39 AM

Turkey will discuss the procurement of an anti-missile system with France and Italy during a NATO ministerial meeting scheduled for November 8 and 9 in Brussels. Ankara had reached an initial understanding with a French-Italian consortium, Eurosam on July 14, 2017 to develop Turkeys national defense systems

Finnish Defence Forces Order Saab's NLAW Weapon Systems

October 30, 2017 @ 09:56 AM

Saab has received an order from the Finnish Defence Forces for the Next generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon system (NLAW). This order is a call-up of an option as part of a previous contract with the customer, announced in 2015, regarding delivery of NLAW weapon systems

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 systems plant, which would involve an outlay of around Rs 500 crore

BAE Systems to Transform Unguided Rockets into Laser-guided Munitions

October 12, 2017 @ 05:06 AM

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $59.5 million contract for additional APKWSTM guidance kits to transform unguided 2

MBDA Signs MoU With 5 Australian Companies On MMP Missile Manufacture

October 4, 2017 @ 01:14 PM

MBDA has signed an MoU with five Australian companies to transfer the manufacture of its MMP missile system to Australia if selected for the $20bn LAND 400 program. “MMP is the only fifth generation anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) in production

Rafael Opens Spike Anti-tank Missile Production Facility in Australia

September 21, 2017 @ 08:46 AM

Israeli Rafael in partnership with Australian Varley will open a Spike LR2 anti-tank missile production and assembly facility in Australia. Varley Australia has partnered with Rafael to deliver Australian production and assembly of Spike missiles

India’s Anti-Tank Guided Missile, Nag Completes Development Trials

September 9, 2017 @ 07:44 PM

Indias locally-made Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag was today flight tested twice by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) against two different targets in the test ranges of Rajasthan. The ATGM Nag missile has successfully hit both the targets under different ranges and conditions with very high accuracy as desired by the Armed Forces, a government release said

US DSCA Approves Sale of 221 TOW Missiles to Bahrain

September 9, 2017 @ 08:30 AM

The US State Department has approved $27 million for the sale of 221 Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) anti-tank missiles to the Bahrain. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Friday

South Korea, US to Deploy Aircraft Carrier, Missiles, Bombers In Response To...

September 4, 2017 @ 09:58 AM

South Korea and the US plan to deploy a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, strategic bombers and Taurus guided missiles mounted on F-15K fighter jets in Seoul as a response to North Korean latest nuclear test. The South Korean National Assemblys defense committee in its report state that its military will stage a unilateral live-fire drill involving Taurus air-to-surface guided missiles mounted on F-15K fighter jets this month, Seouls defense ministry was quoted as saying by Yonhap Monday