India Inducts First Home-grown Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

August 20, 2018 @ 05:34 PM

India has inducted its first home-grown nuclear capable Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) after nearly two decades of development. The SLBM code-named B-05 was secretly test fired back-to-back from an indigenously built nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant off Visakhapatnam coast earlier this month,

Iran Unveils New Generation of ‘Fateh’ Ballistic Missiles

August 14, 2018 @ 11:03 AM

Iran unveiled a new short-range ballistic missile on Monday, a few days after test firing a variant of the missile over the Strait of Hormuz. According to Tasnim news agency, the new generation of homegrown “Fateh” (Conqueror) ballistic missile can evade radars and hit targets with pinpoint accuracy, which has been...

India’s Agni-V Ballistic Missile to Undergo another Pre-induction Test in October

August 14, 2018 @ 10:55 AM

Indias long-range ballistic missile, Agni-V will undergo one more test in October before being inducted into the countrys arsenal at the end of the year, according to senior defence ministry officials. The missile with a range of 5000-5500 km range underwent its penultimate pre-induction test in June and was expected to...

Boeing Reviews New ICBM Design Options with US Air Force

July 23, 2018 @ 09:18 AM

Boeing has presented the U.S

L-3 Wins $73M For HALO Aircraft For Ballistic Missile Defense System Test...

July 21, 2018 @ 09:51 AM

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $73 million worth contract to L-3 Communications for upgrading the High Altitude Observatory (HALO) systems for carrying out the Ballistic Missile Defense System tests requirement. The contract announced by the Department of Defense on Friday has the basic contract ceiling being increased by...

Lockheed Martin, ThalesRaytheon Systems Team up For NATO Missile Defense

July 19, 2018 @ 12:15 PM

Lockheed Martin and ThalesRaytheonSystems will provide NATO with a Territorial Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) command and control capability (C2). ThalesRaytheonSystems will be the prime contractor and system integrator the defense solution, while Lockheed Martin is developing the ballistic missile defense planning capability through its Defense Design System (DDS), the company said in a statement Thursday

Philippine Navy To Test Newly Acquired Israeli Spike Missiles This Month

July 17, 2018 @ 08:44 AM

The Philippine Navy will test its newly acquired Israeli missile systems this July, the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Monday. The Spike-ER surface-to-surface missile systems from Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will be tested on July 17 and 18 and from July 24 to 26 within Corregidor Island, Defense Spokesman Arsenio Andolong said

Indian Army Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

July 17, 2018 @ 08:10 AM

BrahMos, Indias supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired on July 16 from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha. The test-firing conducted from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher was part of service life extension programme for Indian Army under extreme weather condition

Raytheon, Lockheed, Northrop in $4.1 Billion Ballistic Missile Defense Contract

July 11, 2018 @ 05:32 AM

Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman are each being awarded contract with a minimum amount of $10,000 and a maximum amount of $4.1 billion to provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination to optimize the defensive capability of the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system and counter evolving threats

Yemeni Houthi Forces Develop New Underground Ballistic Missile Launcher

July 6, 2018 @ 09:36 AM

Houthi rebel forces have announced that they have developed a new underground launcher system for short-range ballistic missiles. “This comes within the framework of developing the missile capabilities and raising their effectiveness in the field,” the Houthi forces were quoted as saying in a statement by Saba News Agency Tuesday

India to Hand Over First Batch of Agni-V ICBM to Strategic Forces...

July 2, 2018 @ 04:39 AM

India will be soon inducting the first batch of its Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, Agni-V. The missile systems will be inducted into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), Official Sources were quoted as saying by PTI Sunday

Saudi-led Forces Intercept Houthi Missile Targeting Saudi Oil Giant Aramco

June 21, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

The Iran-aligned Houthi rebels claimed to have fired a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabias biggest oil provider Aramco facility in Asir, Houthi-run media outlet Almasirah reported on Tuesday. The Saudi state television reported on Wednesday that the missile was successfully intercepted