Lockheed Martin Wins $414 Million To Produce 360 JASSM-ER Missiles For USAF

June 2, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

Lockheed Martin has received a $413.8 million contract for Lot 15 production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM)-Extended Range (ER) version from the US Air Force

THAAD Missile System On Saudi Shopping List During Trump’s Visit

May 17, 2017 @ 03:34 PM

The US and Saudi Arabia are likely to finalize a series of arms deals that include THAAD, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, M109 artillery, Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) and munitions as part of the touted $3oo billion arms package during US President Donald Trumps visit to Riyadh Friday. The arms package could end...

Russia Bets On Turkey As Next Big Arms Customer

May 4, 2017 @ 05:40 AM

Russia will showcase 240 pieces of Russian military equipment, including the Arena-E active protection system, Kornet-E antitank missile system at the International Defense Industry Fair IDEF'17 that will be held in Istanbul on May 9-12. A joint Russian display will be organized at the International Defense Industry Fair, IDEF'17, state Arms...

South Korea To Start Mass Production Of Ship-To-Ground Missiles Next Year

April 18, 2017 @ 03:09 PM

South Korea has completed development of new tactical ship-to-ground guided missiles and will start mass production with two types of launch systems next year. The missiles would enhance its ability to strike North Korea's key military equipment and facilities, the country's arms procurement agency, Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) was quoted...

Serbia Interested In Russian S-300 Missile Systems

April 17, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

Serbia has begun talks with Russia and Belarus over the purchase of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said. Vucic told reporters Sunday that he seeks to buy two divisions of the Russian-made S-300 anti-air missile system, saying that negotiations are underway both with Russian President Vladimir Putin and...

India To Purchase $1.5 Billion Worth Spike, Barak-8 Missile Systems

April 12, 2017 @ 09:59 AM

India is expected to finalize two deals with Israel for purchase of the anti-tank missiles and a naval air defense weapon system in couple of months, as part of $250 billion modernization plan. The deals worth $1

Taiwan To Build 11 Chiang-class Stealth Corvettes

April 10, 2017 @ 03:11 PM

The Taiwanese navy is planning to build 11 Tou Chiang-class stealth corvettes in three lots and also upgrade the original corvette with 3D radar system and Tien Chien II guided missile system. The new vessel type is to be longer, wider and will incorporate anti-aircraft capabilities such as "3D radar systems and a ship-to-air version of the Tien Chien II (“Sky Sword”) guided missile system,"

UK, France Team Up For Missile Technology Development With MBDA

March 29, 2017 @ 05:30 PM

UK and France signed an agreement to explore future missile technologies with European missile maker MBDA under €100 million ($108 million) program. Signed during a visit by Laurent Collet-Billon, head of the French defense procurement office, Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) to the Ministry of Defence, the agreement begins a three-year concept phase to develop future long range weapons for the British and French Navies and Air Forces, the British defense ministry said March 28

US Army Resumes Javelin FGM-148F Missile Component Test

March 27, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

The US Army has resumed testing of the Spiral 2 FGM-148F missile component of the Javelin medium close combat system improvement programme. The trials were suspended in late 2016 due to technical issues with the precursor warhead (PCWH),

Russian Army To Acquire Hypersonic Weapons, S-500 Missile Systems

March 24, 2017 @ 02:44 PM

Russian army will soon acquire military equipment based on new physical principles, hypersonic weapons and next-generation S-500 missile defence systems. “A test unit of Russia's next-generation S-500 air defense system would be ready by 2020

US Approves $150 Million Hellfire Missile Sale To UK

March 17, 2017 @ 10:27 AM

The US State Department approved $150 million for the sale of 1,000 AGM-114-R1/R2 Hellfire Semi-Active Laser (SAL) missiles with logistics support services and other related program support to the United Kingdom. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

500 Rockets To Be Launched During Air Defense Exercise In Siberia

March 15, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

About 500 rockets that include S-400, S-300, Tor-M2U, Osa and Strla-10 missile systems will be launched during a large-scale air defense exercise that began at the Telemba military training ground in Siberias Republic of Buryatia, the regions press service said. "The maneuvers are held as part of the combat preparations of the regions air defense forces and involve about 8,000 people and over 1,000 units of combat and special equipment, including over 120 aircraft," the press service of the Eastern Military District was quoted as saying in a statement by