Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles Systems in Kaliningrad Permanently

February 6, 2018 @ 08:28 AM

Russia is on continuous military high alert and has deployed several Iskander nuclear-capable missile systems on a permanent basis in the neighbourhood of Lithuania at Kaliningrad, Lithuanian President has said. According to the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, the military exercise “Zapad 2017” had clearly demonstrated that Russias hostility and aggressive policy...

US 6.5 Billion Contract to Boeing for Ground-based Midcourse Defense Extension

February 1, 2018 @ 03:56 AM

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $6,560,000,00 modification to a previously awarded contract for the extension of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) development and sustainment contract (DSC)

Ukraine Tests Advanced Subsonic Cruise Missile ‘Neptune’

January 31, 2018 @ 09:10 AM

Ukraine successfully conducted the first test of the countrys latest missile technology, identified as the Neptune, a Ukrainian advanced subsonic cruise missile, on January 30, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov announced. According to Turchynov, the missile, a solely Ukrainian project designed by the Kyiv-based...

ASEAN Member States Seeking India’s Akash and BrahMos Missiles

January 26, 2018 @ 12:28 PM

ASEAN Nations are looking to purchase certain weapon systems from India, including Indias indigenously built Akash surface to air missile (SAM) and BrahMos cruise missile. When the 10 Asean leaders meet for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi on Thursday, sources told

BrahMos Cruise Missile With 800-km Range Likely To Be Tested By Year-end

January 22, 2018 @ 10:24 AM

Indias BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a strike range of more than 800 km will likely be tested by the year-end, Hindustan Times reports Saturday. The Defence Research and Development Organisation had announced in February 2017 that a missile variant with a strike range of 800 km was under development

India’s ICBM ‘AGNI-V’ To Undergo Another Pre-Induction Test This Year

January 19, 2018 @ 01:25 PM

Indias long-range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ‘Agni-V will be inducted into the Tri-Service Strategic Forces Command (SFC) ‘within this year after it undergoes one more pre-induction trial. The nuclear-capable Agni-V is capable of covering a range of over 5,000 km, brings all of Asia, and thus China, within its nuclear strike capability, The Times of India reports

DRDO’s Private Firm To Mass Produce Propellant Booster For BrahMos Missiles

January 18, 2018 @ 02:27 PM

A solid propellant used as booster for the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which was successfully test fired from a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet in November 2017, will now be mass produced in India, enabling the government to save millions. "The DRDO will sign an agreement of transfer of technology (ToT) with a Nagpur-based private company for mass production of the boosters during a defence industry development meet at Chennai on Thursday

India Carries Out First User Trial of Nuclear-capable Agni-V ICBM

January 18, 2018 @ 07:22 AM

India has test-fired nuclear-capable Agni-V Inter-continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) with a strike range of over 5,000 km from the integrated test range (ITR) at the Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast on Thursday. The ICBM developed by state-run Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) is capable of carrying nuclear or traditional warhead of about 1

Raytheon Wins $641 Million Worth Contract For Ballistic Missile Defense System Radar

January 13, 2018 @ 01:07 PM

The Pentagon has awarded Raytheon with a contract worth $641 million to perform Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) test related activities for multiple radar platforms, the Department of defense announced Friday. Under this contract, the contractor will perform planning, executing, and analyzing sensor performance in BMDS flight tests and ground tests for each test event defined in the BMDS integrated master test plan, the statement said

First User Trial Of India’s Nuclear-capable AGNI-V ICBM On January 18

January 12, 2018 @ 07:06 PM

India will reportedly carry out the first user trial of countrys intercontinental range ballistic missile ‘Agni V next week. The trial would be carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army at Abdul Kalam Island defence test facility off Odisha coast anytime between January 18 and 19, Indian Express reports quoting defense sources

Saudi Air Defense Unit Intercepts Another Houthi Ballistic Missile

January 12, 2018 @ 01:03 PM

The Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen said it fired on Thursday a ballistic missile toward a military airport in Saudi border province of Najran, Saba news agency reported. However, Saudi media reported that Saudi air defense intercepted the missile and destroyed it over Nijran

Taiwan’s Advanced Sky Sword II Missiles To Tackle Chinese Fighter Jets

January 10, 2018 @ 03:16 PM

Taiwan will reportedly equip countrys Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) and frigates with domestically built Sky Sword II missiles, to tackle growing Chinese fighter aircraft threats. The Taiwan Navys Lafayette frigates will be equipped with the sea-to-air version of the Sky Sword II from 2020 to 2028,