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Turkey's Roketsan Converts Artillery Rocket into Signals Jamming, Imaging Device

June 8, 2024 @ 09:29 AM

Roketsan has announced the development of the TR-122 Parachute Rocket, an iteration of the TR-122 rocket capable of performing specialized tasks with integrated signal jamming or image collecting payloads. The TR-122 Parachute Rocket will now be capable of executing special missions within a 36-kilometer radius

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility at Huntsville for Next Generation Interceptor Development

May 31, 2024 @ 05:21 AM

Lockheed Martin inaugurated its new $18 million engineering facility, labs, and demonstration center in Huntsville. The 122,000-square-foot complex is designed to accommodate 500 employees, focusing on advancing national security capabilities and fostering innovation in North Alabama, with specific projects including the development of the Black Hawk helicopter, Long Range Hypersonic Weapon,...

Iran Comes out in the Open About Helping Yemeni Houthis' Ballistic Missile...

May 30, 2024 @ 05:44 AM

Iran has admitted that it helped the Houthis of Yemen develop an anti-ship ballistic missile, 'Muhit' based on its own naval ballistic missile, 'Qadr.' The Qadr (Ghadr) missile was developed over a decade ago by the late Iranian commander Brigadier General Hassan Tehrani-Moqaddam

Poland Signs $735M Contract for JASSM-ER Missiles

May 29, 2024 @ 10:55 AM

Poland's Defense Ministry signed a contract worth $735 million for the acquisition of JASSM-ER air-to-surface missiles, to be integrated into the Polish Army's arsenal. This purchase marks the largest investment in this type of missile to date, involving several hundred rockets with a range of approximately 1,000 kilometers

MBDA Signs Contract with IAR Brasov for Integration of Marte ER on...

May 24, 2024 @ 03:47 AM

MBDA has signed a contract with Romanian aerospace manufacturer IAR Brasov to integrate the Marte ER missile onto a maritime helicopter platform for the Romanian Naval Forces, based on the Airbus H215M platform. The contract was finalized at the Black Sea Defense & Aerospace (BSDA) exhibition, held in Romania from May 22 to 24

French Air Force Test Fires Improved Nuclear Capable ASMPA-R Missile from Rafale...

May 23, 2024 @ 06:19 AM

In a demonstration of its airborne nuclear deterrent capability, the French Air Force conducted a test firing of the improved, nuclear-capable ASMPA-R medium-range supersonic air-to-surface missile from a Rafale B aircraft on May 22. During the test firing, an ASMPA-R missile (without a nuclear warhead) was launched by a Rafale B of the French Air and Space Force as part of the DURANDAL operation, aimed at representing a strategic raid

U.S. Approves $96.4M JDAM Sale to Canada

May 22, 2024 @ 11:48 AM

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Diehl Defence’s IRIS-T Missile Fired from S.Korean KF-21 for the First Time...

May 17, 2024 @ 11:30 AM

Diehl Defences IRIS-T short-range air-to-air missile (AIM-2000) has been fired for the first time as a guided missile from Korea Aerospace Industries' (KAI) KF-21, South Koreas 4.5th generation indigenous fighter currently under development

Netherlands Allocates €500M for Extra Ammunition

May 16, 2024 @ 09:35 AM

In response to escalating global tensions and a heightened threat of large-scale conflict, the Dutch Ministry of Defense has swiftly allocated an additional €500 million to expedite the procurement of essential ammunition supplies. State Secretary Christophe van der Maat

MBDA Selected to Develop European Counter-Hypersonic Weapon Concept

May 16, 2024 @ 06:23 AM

MBDA signed a European Defence Fund grant agreement and a Linked Procurement Contract with Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) on May 15, initiating the HYpersonic Defence Interceptor Study (HYDIS²) concept phase with co-funding from member states. The European Commission's selection of the HYDIS² project for funding in July 2023 highlights the strategic importance placed on countering emerging hypersonic threats

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