Russian MoD to Spend $15M to Prolong Life-cycle of Ballistic Missiles

November 21, 2018 @ 02:38 PM

The Russian Defense Ministry plans to spend $15 million to prolong the life cycle of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) Topol-M, Voyevoda and UR-100N. ICBM missiles are primarily used for the nuclear warhead delivery and have a minimum range of 5500km

DARPA-US Army to Begin Unique Hypersonic Boost Glide Weapon Program

November 10, 2018 @ 01:07 PM

A novel ground-launched hypersonic boost glide weapons program, called Operational Fires (OpFires) to penetrate modern enemy air defenses will soon be launched by the US Army and the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The OpFires program will soon kick off with three performers awarded contracts to begin work: Aerojet Rocketdyne,...

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...

Russian Avangard Ballistic Missile to Enter Service in 2019

October 29, 2018 @ 11:50 AM

Russia plans to deploy its first Avangard hypersonic intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and a hypersonic glide vehicle to service by the end of 2019. "The scheduled period for placing the lead regiment on combat duty is the end of 2019

Russia’s Su-57 Fighter Aircraft To Get Supersonic Missiles With 300-km Range

September 27, 2018 @ 08:38 AM

Russias most-advanced multipurpose fighter jet, Su-57 will reportedly be equipped with a hypersonic anti-aircraft missile with a range of over 300km, according to a report by

Russia Offers Buk, Tor SAMs Along with S-400 to Form Indian Air...

September 24, 2018 @ 01:31 PM

While India and Russia are currently finalizing a deal on the S-400 long-range air defense missile system (ADMS), Moscow is now understood to be getting New Delhi interested in its Buk-M3 medium range and Tor-M3 short-range missile defence systems to form a single air-defence network. A suggestion to this effect had been mooted by Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Russian Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) during the Army 2018 exhibition in Moscow last month while speaking to a group of journalists

India Test-fires Surface-to-Surface Short-range Tactical Ballistic Missile

September 21, 2018 @ 06:58 AM

India has test-fired its home-made surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile, ‘Prahaar from Odisha coast Thursday. The missile developed by state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is capable of filling the gap between the multi-barrel rocket system 'Pinaka' and medium-range ballistic missile 'Prithvi'

North Korea Agrees to Shut Down Missile Test Site

September 19, 2018 @ 01:48 PM

North Korea has agreed to shut down its key long-range missile test site permanently owing to this weeks cross-border summit declaration plan. The Dongchang-ri site on the North's west coast, also known as the Sohae Launching Station, a key facility to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) capable of striking the continental United States will be shutdown given that Pyongyang's push for the ICBM development has galvanized Washington's engagement with the reclusive regime, the site's verifiable shutdown is expected to provide fresh impetus to denuclearization talks between the two countries,

US Air Force Awards $51 Million For Extreme-range JASSM Cruise Missile

September 11, 2018 @ 07:53 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded the US Air Force contract worth $51 million for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extreme Range (JASSM-XR), the Department of defense announced Monday. This contract effort includes all all-up round level systems engineering and programmatic activities to align and phase the work necessary to design, develop, integrate, test, and verify component and subsystem design changes to the JASSM-XR baseline electronics, hardware, firmware, and operational flight software

First Arrow-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile Canister Delivered To IAI

September 7, 2018 @ 12:57 PM

Stark made the first delivery of Arrow 3 Anti-Ballistic Missile canister to its parent company Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Stark was recently chosen to manufacture canisters for the Arrow-3, an integral component to the latest generation of missile defense systems developed by IAI and deployed by the IMOD to the IAF

Russia Tests New Interceptor Missile

August 30, 2018 @ 03:08 PM

Russia successfully conducted a test launch of a new interceptor missile for its missile defense system, the Russian Defense Ministrys press service said on Thursday. "At the test site of Sary-Shagan (Republic of Kazakhstan), a unit of the Air and Missile Defense of the Aerospace Forces has conducted another test launch of a new missile interceptor for Russias missile defense system," the ministry said in a statement, obtained by TASS

India Successfully Flight-tests SAAW Guided Bomb, Anti-Tank Guided Missile HELINA

August 21, 2018 @ 07:57 AM

Indias indigenously developed helicopter-launched, anti-tank guided missile HELINA was successfully flight tested in the desert areas of Pokhran in Rajasthan on a Sunday afternoon. It was tested from a Army helicopter for its full range of capabilities, a Defence Ministry statement said Sunday