US Endangered by China, Russia's Advancement In Hypersonic Missiles

December 2, 2016 @ 11:34 AM

A new air force study warns about the possibilities of US becoming vulnerable to future attack by hypersonic missiles from China and Russia. Experts for the Air Force Studies Board at the National Academies of Science say that the federal republic country is falling behind in the technology race to develop...

FMS Approval For 70 Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles Extended Range To Poland

November 29, 2016 @ 12:51 PM

The US state department has approved sale of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles Extended Range (JASSM-ER) for an estimated cost of $200 million to Poland. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Monday

Raytheon Awarded $225M Contract To Increase Patriot Missile Defense Capability

November 29, 2016 @ 11:38 AM

Raytheon has won a $225 million contract from an undisclosed member of the 13-nation group to increase the capability of Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System. "The added capability will strengthen our customer's protection against the evolving threats of tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and enemy aircraft," said Ralph Acaba,...

India To Test Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile ‘Nirbhay’ Next Month

November 25, 2016 @ 10:56 AM

India is planning to conduct trail of a long range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay next month, following two failures and one partial success. The Nirbhaya missile test comes after India acquired the membership of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in late June this year,

Indian Army Tests Two Prithvi-II Missiles

November 21, 2016 @ 01:05 PM

Indian Army on Monday successfully test-fired two indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile in quick succession as part of a user trial from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The two surface-to-surface missiles which have a strike range of 350 km and are capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000...

Britain Plans Deployment Of Drones, Missiles, Typhoon Jets, Tanks In Estonia

November 14, 2016 @ 01:54 PM

Britain is readying to deploy batteries of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS), drones, RAF Typhoon jets and Challenger 2 tanks on Russia-Estonian border to counter Russian aggression. UK will be sending the rockets to Estonia next year in the wake of fear that Putin is considering to invade the country due to increasing tension in Baltic region,

DARPA Awards Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Research Contract To Raytheon

November 1, 2016 @ 04:29 AM

Raytheon has won more than $174.7 million contract for a research project under the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program

BAE System To Ramp Up Laser-Guided Rockets' Production For US, Allied Nations

October 20, 2016 @ 03:42 PM

BAE Systems has won a $600 million contract from US Navy to speed the supply of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets. With an initial award of more than $130 million, the three-year contract will help speed the delivery of these precision guidance rockets to meet the needs of the US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Army, and US Air Force, as well as allied nations

North Korea's Intermediate-Range Missile Launch Fails

October 20, 2016 @ 02:14 PM

North Korea has test fired probably an intermediate-range missile Musudan which failed immediately following the launch on Thursday. An intermediate-range Musudan missile blasted soon after takeoff at 6:30 Pyongyang time, the US and South Korean military monitors were quoted as saying by various media on Wednesday

BrahMos Test-fire From Su-30MKI Jet Likely In December

October 20, 2016 @ 04:47 AM

The first test of the BrahMos Missile fired from the underbelly of the Su-30MKI fighter jet is likely to take place this December. A decommissioned Indian Navy warship is expected to the target for the super-sonic cruise missile traveling at almost three times the speed of sound, various Indian media reported quoting unnamed sources

First Lot Of Taurus Stand-off Missiles Delivered To South Korea

October 14, 2016 @ 04:24 PM

Taurus Systems, a joint venture of MBDA and SAAB has handed over the first lot of Taurus KEPD 350K stand–off missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF). The ceremony, which saw the participation of representatives from the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and the RoKAF, was performed at the headquarters of Taurus Systems GmbH in Schrobenhausen, Bavaria, and marked the start of series deliveries, MBDA said in a statement Friday

BAE Systems Wins $618Million US Contract For Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System

October 8, 2016 @ 09:40 AM

BAE Systems has won a $618 million Pentagon contract to procure Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II rockets in support of US, Iraq, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Jordan, and Australia. A key component of the contract is the conversion of 2