BrahMos Missile Sale to Argentina Likely

July 19, 2023 @ 11:53 AM

Prospects of BrahMos missile sale to Argentina brightened as the Latin American countrys defense minister, Jorge Taiana held talks with BrahMos Aerospace officials during his visit to New Delhi on July 18. “Taiana held a working meeting with authorities from the ‘BrahMos missile company, which, among other things, produces the BrahMos...

Raytheon, Northrop Win DARPA Contract for Additional Hypersonic Weapon Advancements

July 18, 2023 @ 06:06 AM

Raytheon and Northrop Grumman have won a follow-on contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to reduce risk for future air breathing hypersonic systems. Under the agreement, the Raytheon-led team will build and fly additional Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) flight vehicles

Aselsan to Unveil MANPADS-Neutralizing Device for Helicopters at IDEF 2023

July 17, 2023 @ 10:39 AM

Turkeys Aselsan will unveil laser-based YILDIRIM-100 Directed Infrared Countermeasure System (DIRCM) for helicopters at the upcoming IDEF 2023 exhibition (July 25-28) in Istanbul. DIRCM are a class of anti-missile systems produced to protect aircraft from infrared homing missiles, primarily MANPADS and similar simple systems

Final test of Latest AMRAAM Variant from F-16 Jet

July 11, 2023 @ 05:52 AM

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U.S. Green-lights Hellfire Missiles Sale to France

July 8, 2023 @ 06:05 AM

France could soon buy 1,515 AGM-114R2 Hellfire Missiles and related equipment for approximately $203 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

Sweden Gets U.S.’ Nod to Buy AMRAAM Missiles

July 8, 2023 @ 05:45 AM

The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Sweden of Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $605 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

Norway to buy Small Diameter Bombs for $293M

June 29, 2023 @ 05:16 AM

Norway could likely finalize a deal with Raytheon for Small Diameter Bombs (SDB)-II worth $293 million, since it has been given the go-ahead from the U.S

France Tests VMaX Hypersonic Glide Vehicle

June 28, 2023 @ 09:20 AM

The French defense procurement agency (DGA) conducted the first ever test of the new Véhicule Manœuvrant Expérimental (VMaX) hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) demonstrator. The test was conducted on June 26 from the DGA missile test site in Biscarrose, South-western France

Taiwan’s Military to Receive 1,000+ Domestically-made Missiles in 2024

June 27, 2023 @ 02:22 PM

Taiwans National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) will produce over 1,000 missiles for the countrys armed forces in 2024. The Sea-Air Combat Power Improvement Plan with a budget of NT$228

Iranian Hypersonic Missile May Have 2,000km Range: IRGC Commander

June 26, 2023 @ 10:10 AM

The commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said Irans first hypersonic missile ‘Fattah may have a range of 2,000km in the future. Speaking during a ceremony at University of Mazandaran on June 21, Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said the next version of the missile may have a range of 2000km, compared to its current range of 1,400km

Turkey’s Aselsan to Mass Produce New Miniature Bombs

June 26, 2023 @ 10:01 AM

Turkish firm Aselsan will soon begin mass producing its new miniature bomb, TOLUN. The company plans to start delivery of TOLUN bombs to the armed forces in July