US Sanctions, Financial Crunch Hinder Russian Arms Sales to Syria: Diplomat

July 20, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

Sanctions imposed by the United States against Russian and Syrian entities hinder the sale of weapons to Damscus which is also facing a severe financial crunch. Syria has earlier shown interest in buying Russian-made weaponry, and the issue is being discussed by relevant state agencies and companies, Russias ambassador in Damascus,...

Lockheed Martin Wins $164 Million For THAAD Field Support Contract

July 19, 2018 @ 10:15 AM

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $164 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin to provide field support for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $164,000,000 contract modification...

US In Talks To Sell Patriot Missiles To Turkey To Block Russian...

July 17, 2018 @ 08:36 AM

The United States is reportedly offering to sell Raytheon-built Patriot missile defense system to Turkey as an alternative to block potential sale of Russian-built S-400s agreed upon by Ankara. U

Lockheed Martin, Rafael to Market Spice Autonomous Air-to-surface Missile Kits

July 16, 2018 @ 02:19 PM

Lockheed Martin and Rafael have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to evaluate potential markets and customer requirements for Rafael's Smart, Precise Impact and Cost-Effective (SPICE) missile guidance kits. "SPICE is an air-to-surface weapon system offering US and international air forces operating Lockheed Martin's platforms, as well as strategic bomber aircraft,...

India not to Recognize US CATSAA, will Go Ahead with S-400 Buy

July 13, 2018 @ 03:27 PM

India has rejected a United States delegation's demand that it should not buy the S-400 air defence system from Russia in view of Washington's Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). "We have told the US Congress delegation [that visited India] that this is US law and not a UN law,"...

NATO Quiet on Turkey’s S-400 Buy

July 12, 2018 @ 12:57 PM

There have been no official reactions from NATO at the summit in Brussels regarding Turkeys S-400 missile defense systems purchase from Russia. The NATO summit held on 11 and 12 July 2018 focussed majorly on the U

Qatar in Talks with Russia Over S-400 Missile Defense System Purchase

July 10, 2018 @ 08:07 AM

Qatars Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin on purchasing S-400 missile defense system. “There is no agreement

Israeli Missile Defense Systems Successfully Completes Series of Tests

July 6, 2018 @ 08:12 AM

Israels defense ministry said Thursday that it completed a series of tests of the Israeli missile defense systems designed to “counter emerging threats in the region”. According to the ministrys statement, Iron Dome anti-missile defense system passed the latest series of tests with which the system was challenged by Israeli defense industries in conjunction with its creator, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Russia Receives Request from Serbia for S-300 System Supply, Belgrade Denies

July 5, 2018 @ 02:44 PM

A Russian military and diplomatic source told TASS on Wednesday that Russia had received an official request from Serbia on supplies of S-300PMU-2 missile systems in 2021. However, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin issued a statement on Thursday stating that the reports on purchase of Russias S-300 missile systems were not true

Russia Successfully Tests New Longer Range Missile for S-400 Air Defense System

July 3, 2018 @ 12:09 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense is set to induct a new 400 km range missile of the S-400 air defense system the state trials of which were successfully completed recently. TASS said quoting an unnamed source that the new long range missile, designated 40N6E, has a range of 400 km while the current missile that goes with the S-400 has a maximum range of 250 km

India Clears $5.5 Billion S-400 Air Defense Missile Systems Buy from Russia

July 2, 2018 @ 03:48 PM

The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared a $5.5 billion agreement to purchase S-400 air defense missile systems from Russia despite US opposition to the deal

Azerbaijan Buys SOM Cruise Missile from Turkey's ROKETSAN

June 26, 2018 @ 12:08 PM

The Azerbaijan Air Force (AAF) has displayed SOM cruise missile purchased from the Turkish firm ROKETSAN. The SOM missile was demonstrated in the 100th anniversary parade of Azerbaijan Army for the first time which makes it clear that Azerbaijan has got SOM-B1 modified version making it the first foreign user of SOM missile,