China Displays Anti-ship Ballistic at Airshow China 2018

November 7, 2018 @ 07:18 PM

A Chinese company displayed an anti-ship ballistic missile system at the Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai which it claims has unique features that make it stand out among precision-strike missiles. China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Limited (CASIC) showcased the anti-ship missile attack system, CM-401, whose hypersonic ballistic missile that...

Turkey to Start Manufacturing Anti-ship Cruise Missile

November 2, 2018 @ 11:57 AM

Presidency of Defence industries (SSB) of Turkey has signed a deal with two indigenous companies Rokestan and Aselsan to jointly manufacture the countrys first anti-ship missile, a Turkish newspaper reported quoting an SSB statement on Friday. Roketsan is tasked with serial production of ATMACA cruise missiles while Aselsan will work on...

Saab to Develops Surface-Launched Version of Gungnir Anti-ship Missile

October 17, 2018 @ 07:41 AM

Saab will unveil the surface launch version of RBS15 Gungnir anti-ship missile system at the Euronaval exhibition in Paris next week. The surface launch version of RBS15 Gungnir uses the all new RBS15 Mk4 Surface missile

Russia Deploys Bastion Coastal Defense Missile Systems in the Arctic

September 26, 2018 @ 07:15 AM

Russia has deployed coastal defense missile systems in the Arctic and also increased military activity in the region. The Bastion Coastal Missile System (BDK), which was put into service with the tactical group of the Northern Fleet (SF) on the island of Kotelny (the Novosibirsk Islands archipelago) in the Laptev Sea,...

Ballistic Missile Defense Capability Added To Japan’s Atago Warship

September 13, 2018 @ 04:02 PM

The US Navy tested Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability on Japans Atago-class guided missile destroyer, the JS ATAGO (DDG-177), for the first time using an upgraded Aegis Combat System. The Japanese Flight Test Mission-05 exercise on Sept

Bharat Electronics Receives INR9200 Crore ($1.8Billion) Order for Naval LRSAM

September 5, 2018 @ 11:06 AM

Indias Bharat Electronics today announced an INR9,200 crore (US$1.8Billion) order for the supply of seven Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) systems has pushed the order book of the company beyond ₹50,000 crore for the first time

Iran Test-fires ‘Fateh-110’ Ballistic Missile During Naval Drills

August 13, 2018 @ 11:42 AM

Iran test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile in the Strait of Hormuz for the first time in 2018 during last weeks naval drills, in a show of defiance just days before Washington re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, a US intelligence official revealed on Friday. The source told Reuters that the Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile was fired during huge military exercises off Iran's coast, which Tehran said were launched to "[confront] possible threats", likely referring to the US

US Approves Evolved Seasparrow Missiles Sale to Mexico

August 10, 2018 @ 11:09 AM

The US State Department on Thursday approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of six Evolved Seasparrow tactical missiles (ESSM) and two Evolved Seasparrow telemetry missiles to Mexico for an estimated cost of $41 million. According to Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) press release, the Government of Mexico has requested to buy six Evolved Seasparrow tactical missiles (ESSM) and two Evolved Seasparrow telemetry missiles

Philippine Navy Test Fires First Ship-borne Missile System

August 10, 2018 @ 08:32 AM

The Philippine Navy successfully test-fired its first ever ship-borne missile from its Multi-Purpose Attack Craft (MPAC) Mk III near Lamao Point in Bataan on Thursday. The Navy gunboat blasted an Israeli-made Spike ER (Extended Range) missile, which “accurately hit the designated target at approximately 6 kilometers away from the firing platform,” a statement released on August 9, by the Naval Public Affairs Office, said

Saab to Provide RBS15 Anti-Ship Missile Systems to German Navy

August 3, 2018 @ 10:31 AM

Saab has received $18 million order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order has other priced options related to Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and IT Security

Japan’s Deployment of Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System Is Behind Schedule

July 31, 2018 @ 01:01 PM

Japan is expected to deploy one of the new US-developed land-based missile defense systems by 2023, a year behind Tokyo's planned schedule, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Monday. For the deployment of the first battery, the U

Australian P-8A Aircraft Fires First Harpoon Missile

July 25, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

The Royal Australian Air Forces (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon aircraft has fired its first Harpoon missile ATM-84J Monday during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise, the Australian Department of Defense (DoD) said in a statement. According to the Australian DoD, the Harpoon struck its target USS Racine (LST-1191), a decommissioned Newport-class Landing Ship, which was placed 55 nautical miles north of the Hawaiian island of Kauai