S-400 Missile Defence Systems Delivery to Turkey in July 2019

April 4, 2018 @ 11:24 AM

Russia will deliver its S-400 missile defence system in July 2019, about a year ahead of the scheduled delivery period of 2020. “The time of delivery cited on the agreement for the procurement of S-400s has been brought forward to July 2019,” İsmail Demir, the head of the Undersecreteriat for Defense...

Russia Delivers First Regimental Set of S-400 Systems to China

April 3, 2018 @ 12:19 PM

Russia has delivered the first regimental set of S-400 long-range anti-aircraft missile systems to China. "Two vessels have delivered the first regimental set of S-400s from the port of Ust-Lug, Leningrad Region, to China within the time limit established by the contract

Rosoboronexport Reveals details of Russia's Buk M3 Air Defence Missile System

March 28, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

Rosoboronexport has revealed details of its Buk-M3 ‘Viking, the newest air defence missile system (ADMS) from Russia ahead of its international launch. “The ‘Viking complex preserves the best characteristics of the famous line of the ‘Buk air defence missile such as force and infrastructure protection from present-day and future air assault...

Israel to Mass Produce Iron Dome, Arrow 3 Interceptors from $705M US...

March 27, 2018 @ 05:40 PM

The US Congress on Monday approved a record $705 million for Israels missile defense programs in 2018. Israels Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced that the increase of funding was requested for production of the Iron Dome, Davids Sling and Arrow 3 missile defense systems

Indian Defense Minister’s Visit To Russia In April May Yield S-400 Deal:...

March 24, 2018 @ 03:56 PM

India will likely seal the deal for purchase of Russian-made S-400 air defense systems during the Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharamans first visit to Moscow in the early week of April,

US Arm-twisting Turkey to Abandon Russian S-400 Deal, Buy Patriots Instead

March 22, 2018 @ 01:09 PM

The United States will begin a high pressure lobbying and arm-twisting effort to force Turkey to abandon the S-400 missile defence system deal with Russia and buy US-made Patriots instead. Acting assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs Tina Kaidanow is expected to travel to Turkey next week to swing Ankara's decision in favor of the US Patriot missile defence system, Turkey's

Singapore Deploys ASTER-30 Surface-to-Air Missile Defense System

March 8, 2018 @ 05:47 PM

Singapore has deployed the ASTER-30 Surface-to-Air Missile System, manufactured by MBDA, ordered under a contract signed in 2013. According to Defense Aerospace, Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen confirmed the delivery of the system in a speech to Parliaments defense committee on March 2

Russian Nuclear-engine Powered Missiles Could Have ‘Unlimited’ Range

March 5, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

Russia has developed a miniaturized nuclear power unit for cruise missiles and underwater drones which could potentially give them unlimited range. "Russia has completed the trials of miniaturized nuclear power units for cruise missiles of unlimited range and for autonomous submersibles of an oceanic multi-purpose system

Putin Reveals New Russian Nuclear Missile Defense

March 1, 2018 @ 01:15 PM

Russias President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday the creation of a nuclear powered cruise missile that guarantees an unlimited range and high speed and is capable of penetrating any missile defense. Speaking at the annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly, Putin was quoted as saying by TASS: "Russia has created a small-size super-powerful power plant that can be placed inside the hull of a cruise missile and guarantee a range of flight ten times greater than that of other missiles

Iran Unveils New Helicopter-launch Anti-Armor Missile

March 1, 2018 @ 10:44 AM

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled a new anti-armor automatic missile, called Azarakhsh, in a ceremony in Tehran, local media reports. According to Tasnim news agency, Azarakhsh, also called Lightning, is a 127-millimeter caliber rocket that weighs around 70 kilograms and can be installed on helicopter pylons

Indian Army’s Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile Ready For Induction

March 1, 2018 @ 10:23 AM

Indias locally-made Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag was successfully tested on Wednesday in desert conditions against two tank targets at different ranges and timings. The tests “have once again proved its capability,” a statement by the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) says

Iraq Seeking To Purchase Russian S-400 Missile Defense System

February 28, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

Iraq is reportedly studying the possibilities for purchasing the Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems in order to diversify its arms imports, amid growing efforts of the country to tackle terrorism. "The issue is being studied in every detail," Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari was quoted as saying by TASS on Tuesday following meeting of the Russian-Iraqi Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation