Lockheed Martin Launches PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Against Cruise Missile Target

May 20, 2024 @ 04:36 PM

Lockheed Martin, collaborating with the U.S

India’s DRDO Tests Extended Pinaka MRBL Rocket

June 26, 2021 @ 11:54 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired extended range version of indigenously developed Pinaka rocket from a Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL). The tests were conducted on 24-25 June 2021 at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha in Eastern India, a Ministry of Defence...

Kuwait Seeks $1.42 Billion Patriot PAC-3 Missile Systems to Protect Oil and...

May 29, 2020 @ 03:12 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of 84 Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancements (MSEs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $800 million. Patriot PAC-3 MSEs will supplement and improve Kuwait's capability to meet current and future threats...

Northrop, Raytheon Partnership to Pursue US Missile Interceptor Contract

May 5, 2020 @ 09:55 AM

Northrop Grumman and Raytheon Missiles & Defense are partnering to pursue a US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract to build the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). "This strategic partnership will offer the MDA an interceptor solution that will support the warfighter and MDAs efforts to rapidly deploy a system that complements...

Ukraine tests Neptune coastal missile system

April 4, 2020 @ 05:34 AM

Ukraine's state-owned Luch Design Bureau's Neptune anti-ship missile system was test-fired at the Black Sea on April 2. "Second succesful test of the Neptune land-based cruise missile system was conducted on April 2 at Alibey test site in the Black Sea

Tests of Russia’s S-500 Launcher in Final Stage

March 28, 2020 @ 09:31 AM

Tests of certain elements of Russias latest S-500 “Prometheus” air defense system are in the final stages. “We are completing trials of the S-500s launcher, components of a multi-functional locator and missile defense locator, equipped chassis for a command post, and transport units for an early-warning radar system,” CEO of the Design Bureau of Special Machine-Building which is part of Almaz Antey company, was quoted as saying by Russias National Defence magazine on Thursday

Yemeni Air Defenses Intercept Saudi Warplanes

March 27, 2020 @ 10:16 AM

Yemeni air defense systems reportedly intercepted fighter jets belonging to Saudi-led coalition forces on Thursday evening. “Our Air Defenses managed to confront a combat formation consisting of a number of enemy warplanes over Surwah district of Marib governorate, with Fater-1 surface-to-air missile defense system, forcing them to leave without carrying out any attack,” claimed Armed Forces spokesman, Brigadier Yahya Saree, according to Houthi-aligned Al-Masirah

Lockheed Wins $933M to Build THAADs for US, Saudi Arabia

March 25, 2020 @ 05:07 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $932.8 million contract for the production of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor missiles for the US Missile Defense Agency and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Lockheed Martin Contracts BAE Systems to Build Infrared Seekers for THAAD

March 18, 2020 @ 07:48 AM

Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to design and build infrared seeks for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. “BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and manufacture next-generation infrared seekers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system, providing critical targeting technology that helps protect the US and its allies from ballistic missiles,” BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday

Russia’s Buk-M3 Air Defense System to Debut at Victory Day Parade

March 18, 2020 @ 06:47 AM

Russia will showcase its newest multi-missile medium-range air defense missile system (ADMS), Buk-M3 Viking, for the first time at the annual Victory Day on May 9. “Four Buk-M3 air defense systems and four Tor-M2 air defense systems will take part in the Victory Day parade,” Russian defense ministry said in a statement Monday

No Local Production of S-400 Air Defence System in India

March 17, 2020 @ 07:15 AM

Local production of the S-400 air defence system (ADS) in India is not provided in the purchase contract between India and Russia worth $5.4 Billion

Only 2 Syrian Pantsir Systems Damaged, None Destroyed in Turkish Attacks: Russian

March 11, 2020 @ 05:21 AM

Russia has denied Ankara's claims that 8 Syrian Pantsir air defence systems (ADS) were destroyed in Turkish Army's drone attacks in Idlib province last week. It however confirmed that two Pantsir ADS were "damaged" and would be "repaired" indicating that the damage to them may not be severe