Russian MoD denies S-500 Tested in Syria

October 4, 2019 @ 07:24 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense has clarified it did not conduct tests of S-500 air defense systems in Syria, squashing earlier media reports that stated it concluded tests of the S-500s in the country. "The S-500 is designed to deal with ballistic and aerodynamic targets at long ranges

US to sell 150 Javelin Missiles Sets to Ukraine

October 4, 2019 @ 03:51 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Ukraine for 150 Javelin missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $39.2 million

Russian S-500 Serial Production in 2020 After Succesful Test in Syria

October 3, 2019 @ 01:48 PM

Russian S-500 air defence system (ADS) the future development of the popular S-400 will enter serial production next year following its recent successful test in the “hot and dusty” conditions of Syria. Dubbed “Prometheus” the S-500 is considered a major advancement of not only the S-400 but also other ADS in...

US Tests Nuclear-Capable Minuteman III ICBM

October 3, 2019 @ 04:30 AM

The US Air Force tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early on Wednesday with a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Minuteman III is the only nuclear-capable ground-based ICBM that remains in service in the US

China Displays New Nuclear Missile Based on DF-31 ICBM at National Day...

October 1, 2019 @ 05:02 AM

China on Tuesday displayed twelve of its new JL-2 nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) based on DF-31 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) for the first time at the National Day parade in Beijing. The missile is reportedly already being inducted into active service with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)

Pentagon to Send 200 Troops & Deploy Patriot, Sentinel Radars to Saudi

September 27, 2019 @ 04:20 AM

In the aftermath of the Yemeni attack on Saudi oil fields, the Pentagon has announced deployment of Patriot air defense system, Sentinel radars, as well as station 200 additional troops in Saudi Arabia. "In light of recent attacks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and at their invitation US will deploy one Patriot battery, four Sentinel RADARs and approximately 200 support personnel,” Secretary of Defense Mark T

S-400 Missile System Defeats High-speed Maneuverable Targets

September 24, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

Russian S-400 missile defence system defeated new type of high-speed highly maneuverable targets in tests carried out at the Telemba proving ground of the Eastern Military District (EMD). "During the live firing phase the most complex situation was created at the proving ground to simulate an enemy air attack

Japanese Radars, MSDF Crews Failed to Track N.Korean Missiles Due to Low...

September 23, 2019 @ 10:18 AM

Japanese radar stations and Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) failed to track some of North Korea's short-range missiles launched in recent months due to their low altitudes of less than 60km and irregular trajectories. “This raises concern over Tokyos defense capabilities

Iraq Not Buying Russian S-400 Systems: Iraqi Ambassador to Russia

September 23, 2019 @ 09:50 AM

Earlier speculations of possibility of Iraqs S-400 buy have been put to rest with the Iraqi Ambassador to Russia confirming that Baghdad has no plans on buying the Russian-made air defense missile systems. "We dont inted to buy the S-400s

Patriot Missile Batteries Under Fire For Missing Yemeni Drones

September 19, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

US-supplied Patriot missile batteries with their powerful radars have come under fire for completely missing out on Yemeni armys drone attacks on Saudi oil installations. Saudis failure to defend its homeland was observed even in 2017 when Yemeni Houtis struck King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh

Russian S-300s, S-400s Fail to Detect Israeli F-35s Flying Over Syria: Reports...

September 19, 2019 @ 06:42 AM

Russias advanced air defense systems, the S-300s and S-400s, were ineffectual in detecting Israeli F-35 stealth fighters flying over Syrian capital Damascus, Israeli media reported. Israeli media published the flight route of its planes, reportedly F-35 Adir jets, that showed the jets entering Syrian airspace and crossing over its capital city, evading hundreds of kilometres of area shielded by Russian-made air defense systems

India Test-fires Astra BVR Air-to-Air missile from Su-30MKI Jet

September 17, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

India test-fired Astra Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile equipped on a Su-30MKI fighter jet that took off from an airbase in eastern Indian state of West Bengal, on Tuesday. The Astra missile, which can fly towards its target at a speed of over 5,555 kilometres per hour (4