US Marines Select Naval Strike Missile For Anti-ship Capability

May 10, 2019 @ 08:11 AM

The United States (US) Marine Corps have selected Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to provide anti-ship capability to complement the US Navys sea control mission for $47.6 million

Raytheon Tests 'Hot fire rocket motor' For Defence Against Anti-ship Missiles

May 7, 2019 @ 04:07 AM

Raytheon has tested a new rocket motor for the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System, or MAD-FIRES. The MAD-FIRES interceptor is designed to provide self-defence capability that defeats multiple waves of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as other threats, the company said...

Pakistan Test-fires Indigenous Cruise Missile

April 24, 2019 @ 10:25 AM

Pakistan Navy test-fired a domestically developed unindented cruise missile in the north Arabian sea on Tuesday. "The indigenously developed cruise missile has anti-ship missile and land attack capability," Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media arm of the Pakistan Armed Forces, said in a statement Tuesday

Russia Likely to Launch Zircon Hypersonic Rocket from a Warship by Yearend

March 14, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

Russia is likely to launch its home-grown hypersonic rocket, Zircon, for the first time from a warship by the end of 2019. "At the end of this year, it is planned to begin testing the missile from the sea carrier, the lead frigate of project 22350, Admiral Gorshkov, which is part...

BrahMos NG Can be Launched from Submarines and Fighter Jets

February 21, 2019 @ 05:00 AM

BrahMos NG hypersonic cruise missile, the latest development of BrahMos Aerospace, can be launched from submarines and fighter jets such as Su-30MKI, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) and MiG-29s. The BrahMos NG missile can be submarine launched from Torpedo tubes

Taiwan to Mass Produce Upgraded Hsiung Feng II Anti-Ship Missiles

February 19, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

The Taiwanese government has approved the mass production of its upgraded Hsiung Feng II anti-ship missile. It is expected that the mass production will be complete by 2023 and will enter service,

US Navy Awards $191M For Trident II Guidance System

February 16, 2019 @ 02:35 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $191 million worth contract to The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory for Trident II missile guidance system, the Department of defense announce Friday. “The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is awarded a $191,029,190 fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for the production of TRIDENT II D5 Strategic Weapon System MK6 Guidance Equivalent Units,” the release says

Lockheed Martin Wins $212M Japanese DDG AEGIS Weapon System Contract

February 12, 2019 @ 06:01 AM

The US Navy has awarded about $212 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin for additional work on the development and integration of the Aegis Baseline J7 systems for Japan Maritime Self Defense Force destroyers. “Lockheed Martin Corp

New Drones, Missiles Unveiled At Iran's Eqtedar 40 Exhibition

January 31, 2019 @ 09:26 AM

Iranian Armed Forces have unveiled new drones and missiles at the Eqtedar 40 Exhibition ahead of the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The equipment were displayed at Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Grounds in Tehran, PressTV reported Wednesday

US Approves Sale of 2 Aegis Weapon System to Japan for $2.1

January 30, 2019 @ 05:12 AM

The United States State Department has approved sale of two AEGIS Weapon Systems (AWS), two Multi-Mission Signal Processors (MMSP) and two Command and Control Processor (C2P) Refreshes and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.150 billion to Japan

Iran Destroyer Equipped With Homegrown ‘Phalanx’ Close-in Weapon System

January 22, 2019 @ 02:31 AM

The Iranian Navy destroyer has been equipped with an indigenized version of Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS) that is used for defense against anti-ship missiles, for the very first time. The Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi was quoted as saying by

Lockheed Martin Awarded $172M For Second Production Lot For Long Range Anti-Ship...

January 16, 2019 @ 07:33 AM

Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday a $172 million contract awarded by the US Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production. The contract continues the production for the air-launched variant of LRASM, including a full production run of missiles and engineering support