Poland May Manufacture A Version Of Lockheed Martin's HIMARS Rocket System

July 8, 2017 @ 02:12 PM

Polish Armament Group (PGZ) has selected Lockheed Martin for further talks on using the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) for Poland's Homer program. The highly mobile platform delivers accurate, lethal, quick-strike munitions ranging from 15 to 300 kilometers, the company announced Friday

Lockheed Martin Wins US Army Contract For Phase 2 Of Long Range...

July 7, 2017 @ 12:32 PM

Lockheed Martin has won a $73.8 million contract from the US Army for Phase 2 of the Long Range Precision Fires (LRPF) program that will provide next-generation precision fires with ranges up to 499 kilometers to combatant commanders

India Adds 10 More Nuclear Weapons To Arsenal This Year: SIPR Report

July 6, 2017 @ 12:29 PM

India is making progress with efforts to raise its arsenal of nuclear weapons while upgrading technology for an assured strike-back, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) stated in its annual report. India has added about 10 more nuclear warheads to its arsenal, which was estimated at 110-120 in 2016,

Pentagon Awards Contract To Provide THAAD Ground Components To UAE

June 29, 2017 @ 08:48 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $18 million in foreign military sales to provide the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with ground components for its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. "Lockheed Martin Corp

India, Russia Deals On Frigates, S-400 Missile System, Kamov Helicopters Move Forward

June 24, 2017 @ 10:21 AM

India and Russia have adopted a strategy framed by them for defence cooperation on Friday to concretize deals on frigates, S-400 air defence missile system and Kamov helicopters. India's Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in Russia this week, co-chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation...

German Firm To Develop Rolling Airframe Missile Under US-Germany Cooperation

June 24, 2017 @ 05:07 AM

German manufacturer RAMSYS GmbH is being awarded an 82 Million Euro contract for design and development of a rolling airframe missile (RAM) Block 2B guided missile round pack. The RAM guided missile weapon system is co-developed and co-produced under an international cooperative program between the governments of the U

Japan Seeks Aegis To Strengthen Missile Defense System

June 23, 2017 @ 04:04 PM

Japan's Defense Ministry is planning to seek funding in the fiscal 2018 budget for a land-based Aegis missile defense system to strengthen defensive capabilities against a possible ballistic missile attack by North Korea. Ministry officials have been weighing whether to go with the land-based Aegis Ashore, or the more expensive Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which was developed by the US military,

Rosoboronexport Set To Export S-400 Missile Defence System to India, China

June 21, 2017 @ 01:32 PM

Rosoboronexport is set to export its top anti-missile defence system, S-400 Triumf almost simultaneously to Asian rivals India and China. Russias arms exporting monopoly Rosoboronexport expects to sign a contract with India 'soon' on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems, its chief executive Alexander Mikheyev said at the Paris Air Show 2017 on Wednesday

South Korean Missile Interceptor Passes Test, To Be Mass-produced

June 17, 2017 @ 08:51 AM

South Korea is set to mass mass-produce its new mid-range hit-to-kill missile interceptor known as M-SAM following the completion of an operational capability test. The M-SAM surface-to-air missile will serve as a core element of the country's Korea Air and Missile Defense System (KAMD), currently in the making, against North Korea's threats

Raytheon's Long-Range Precision Fires Program Enters Testing Phase

June 13, 2017 @ 03:36 PM

Raytheon has won a $116.4 million contract to enter the technological maturation and risk reduction phase of the Long-Range Precision Fires program

Rafael Displays Spike LR II Battlefield Missile

May 29, 2017 @ 03:36 PM

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has unveiled SPIKE LR II, a 5th generation variant of the Spike Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers. The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June, the company announced Monday

THAAD Missile System On Saudi Shopping List During Trump’s Visit

May 17, 2017 @ 03:34 PM

The US and Saudi Arabia are likely to finalize a series of arms deals that include THAAD, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, M109 artillery, Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) and munitions as part of the touted $3oo billion arms package during US President Donald Trumps visit to Riyadh Friday. The arms package could end up surpassing more than $300 billion over a decade to help Saudi Arabia boost its defensive capabilities, Reuters reported last week quoting a senior White House official