Barak-8 Missile System a ‘Cash Cow’ For Israeli Aerospace Industries: IAI CEO

October 23, 2017 @ 12:29 PM

Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) expects new orders from India and several other customers for the Barak-8 missile system, considered the single most valuable defence export from Israel. With a US$2

Japan’s Board of Audit Discover 1B Yen Worth Of Inoperable Seasparrow Missiles...

October 18, 2017 @ 11:26 AM

Japans Board of Audit has discovered that the countrys Maritime Self-Defense Force has 1 billion yen (US$ 8.8m) worth of inoperable shipborne missiles that remained in storage beyond the warranty period, according to a local news site

Turkey Successfully Test-Fires Home-made Atmaca Anti-Ship Missile

October 17, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

Turkeys home-made Atmaca anti-ship missile (AShM) successfully completed a test to check the flight characteristics and or the range, the Turkish Navys technical head Admiral Ahmet Çakır said. “We are all closely following the Atmaca project and the first shots are being made and next year we will be shooting on...

Russian Pacific Fleet Cruiser Varyag and Submarine Tomsk Tests Anti-ship Missiles

October 9, 2017 @ 12:02 PM

The crew of the Russian Pacific Fleet have tested two supersonic cruise missiles during training exercise in the Okhotsk Sea water zone, the defense ministry said Monday. According to the ministry, the nuclear submarine cruiser Tomsk fired a supersonic naval anti-ship missile Granit from “a submerged location” and Varyag guided-missile cruiser...

Final Test Of Norwegian Joint Strike Missile Scheduled For March 2018

October 5, 2017 @ 01:54 PM

The final flight test of Norways new air-to-ground, designed to be carried internally by the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, is scheduled for March 2018,

Australia’s Future Navy Frigates To Have Aegis Combat Systems

October 2, 2017 @ 02:50 PM

Australias future Navy frigates will reportedly be designed to shoot down missiles in recognition of the growing threat posed by North Korea, local media reports. According to media reports, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will announce on Tuesday about the countrys plan to equip the nine "future frigates" with Lockheed Martins Aegis Combat Management System, together with a Saab Australias tactical interface

MBDA Offers Fifth-Gen Anti-Tank Missile For Australia's LAND 400 Program

September 25, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

MBDA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Queensland based Ferra Engineering to support Australian Industry content proposal to contribute to $20 billion Land 400 program . MBDA Australia Managing Director, Andy Watson said

Pakistan Navy Test-fires Air-to-surface Anti-ship Missile in Arabian Sea

September 25, 2017 @ 01:23 PM

The Pakistan Navy held a demonstration of live firing anti-ship missiles from a helicopter Saturday. In the demonstration of fire power, Pakistan Navy Helicopters, Sea King, fired air to surface anti-ship missile which successfully hit to the target with pinpoint accuracy in North Arabian Sea

Raytheon Teams Up With Ducommun to Build Fire-control Systems for Naval Strike...

September 13, 2017 @ 02:13 AM

Raytheon will team up with Ducommun to build fire-control systems for Naval Strike Missile (NSM). The NSM is a long-range anti-ship and land-attack missile

Aegis Combat System Fires Two Standard Missile-6 Against Ballistic Missile Target

August 30, 2017 @ 03:29 PM

US Navy Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin supported USS John Paul Jones has fired two Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) Dual I missiles from the Aegis Combat System against a medium-range ballistic missile target. During the test, the system detected, tracked, engaged and launched both missiles to intercept a Medium Range Ballistic Missile target, the company announced Wednesday

Russia Signs Weapon Purchase Deals Worth US$2.8 Billion At Army Expo

August 25, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

Russia signed over 20 contracts of weapon purchases worth over 170 billion rubles (2.87 billion U

US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Fires Harpoon Missile Near Guam

August 23, 2017 @ 04:21 PM

Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Coronado has conducted a live-fire exercise of the GM-84D Harpoon Block 1C missile system near the coast of Guam on August 22. The Harpoon missile, an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, has reportedly destroyed a surface target at significant distance beyond the ships visual range, US Navy announced Tuesday