Iran’s New Point-Defense System Completes Final Tests For Naval Vessels Deployment

February 15, 2018 @ 09:43 AM

Iran's Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani said Thursday that the country's new home-made pin-point targeting defense system, Kamand, has successfully undergone final tests. "The production of Kamand defense system has ended and ground and air tests have successfully been conducted on it," Rear Admiral Kaviani was...

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...

Iranian Navy Test Fires ‘Ghadir’ Long-range Cruise Missile

January 24, 2018 @ 08:50 AM

An Iranian navy vessel has test-fired a long-range cruise missile dubbed “Ghadir” as part of the ongoing two-day military drills in southern Iran and in the Sea of Oman. The missile fired on the second day of the war games code-named “Muhammad Rasoulallah” successfully targeted the hypothetical enemy, Tasnim news agency...

Ukrainian Army Training To Adopt US Javelin Anti-tank Missile System

January 18, 2018 @ 10:21 AM

The Ukrainian army is preparing to adopt the US-built advanced anti-tank missile system, a senior Ukrainian military official said on Wednesday. "The preparations for the use and the operation of the U

Lockheed Martin Demos Next Generation Aegis Ashore Solution

January 11, 2018 @ 04:13 PM

Lockheed Martin demonstrated the ability to greatly increase operational performance, efficiency and reliability of Aegis Ashore, by connecting key components of its Aegis Ashore and Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) technologies. "Connecting these systems is more than a technological advantage - it's a way to provide the warfighter with earlier intelligence...

Japan’s Aegis Destroyers To Likely Get New Missile Interceptors Worth $1.5 Billion...

January 11, 2018 @ 02:41 PM

The Japanese government will likely deploy a new missile intercept system on two new Aegis-equipped destroyers that is capable of exchanging data between the warships, a Japanese news outlet reports Thursday. According to

US Approves $133 Million Worth SM-3 Interceptor Missiles Sale To Japan

January 10, 2018 @ 09:14 AM

The US State Department has approved a sale of four Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missiles for an estimated cost of $133.3 million to Japan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Tuesday

US Approves $98M Sale of Harpoon Block II Missiles, RAM Missiles and...

January 6, 2018 @ 11:21 AM

The US Department of State on Friday approved a $98.4 million sale RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, Block II Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) tactical missiles and MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedoes to Mexico

Philippine Navy To Get Israeli Spike ER Missiles, AW-159 Anti-submarine Helicopters In

January 2, 2018 @ 11:42 AM

The Philippine Navy will receive three Israeli-built Spike ER (extended range) missile systems and two brand-new AgustaWestland AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters this year. Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) spokesperson Arsenio Andolong was quoted as saying by

India’s DRDO Tests Advanced Area Defence Interceptor Missile

December 28, 2017 @ 09:31 AM

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) on Thursday from Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. Defence sources told Indian Express that the endo-atmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming targets at an altitude of 15 to 25 kilometres, successfully destroyed an incoming ballistic missile over the Bay of Bengal

Lockheed Martin Wins $110M USAF Contract For ‘Gray Wolf’ Cruise Missile

December 28, 2017 @ 06:44 AM

The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin with a $110 million, five-year Phase 1 contract to develop and demonstrate a new low-cost cruise missile called Gray Wolf. The Gray Wolf program seeks to develop low-cost, subsonic cruise missiles that use open architectures and modular design to allow for rapid prototyping and spiral growth capabilities

Russian Navy’s New Pantsyr-ME Seaborne AD Missile/Gun System To Be Ready In...

December 27, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

Russias newest Pantsyr-ME air defense missile/gun system is expected to be delivered to the Navy is next two years. "It will be tested from next year, first on the land-based stand and then it will be delivered to one of the ships," Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau CEO Alexander Shlyakhtenko told TASS on Tuesday