South Korea to Develop New Surface-to-Ground Guided Weapon-II

September 20, 2023 @ 09:16 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), led by Director Eom Dong-hwan, has announced its commitment to invest approximately 290 billion won ($218.4 million) from September 2023 to December 2027 in the development project of the Tactical Surface-to-Ground Guided Weapon-II system

Poland, Lockheed to Integrate HIMARS Launcher onto Jelcz Truck

September 12, 2023 @ 10:53 AM

The Polish Armaments Agency has signed a framework agreement with Lockheed Martin for the Homar-A Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS). Under the program, Polish industry will work with Lockheed Martin to integrate key components of the HIMARS rocket launcher onto a Jelcz 6x6 truck

Estonia, Latvia Sign Contract to Purchase IRIS-T SLM Air Defense System

September 12, 2023 @ 08:28 AM

Estonia and Latvia signed a framework agreement with Diehl Defence for the acquisition of IRIS-T SLM medium-range ground-based air defense systems. Magnus-Valdemar Saar, the Director General of the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI), stated that the first IRIS-T SLM systems will be operational by 2025

German IRIS-T Air Defense Systems Shot Down 110 Russian Cruise Missiles, Drones...

September 6, 2023 @ 12:10 PM

German firm Diehl Defense has claimed the successful interception and elimination of 110 Russian cruise missiles and drones in Ukraine by their two IRIS-T SLM air defense systems. Diehl Defense's Chief Program Officer, Harald Buschek, informed reporters at an air base in Todendorf, northern Germany, about the IRIS-T's accomplishment in neutralizing...

BEL, IAI Collaborate on India's Short-Range Air Defense Systems

September 6, 2023 @ 07:45 AM

State-owned Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) of India and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in meeting India's needs in the Short-Range Air Defence Systems sector. The companies did not provide any further details on the collaboration or the roles they would play

Poland Orders Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defence System for $1.5B

September 6, 2023 @ 05:34 AM

Poland has granted a contract valued at roughly $1.5 billion to Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) for the supply of four NSM (Naval Strike Missile) Coastal Defence System (CDS) squadrons

Turkey’s Own ‘Patriot’- SIPER Air Defense System Test Fires 150 Km Missile...

August 26, 2023 @ 06:26 PM

The first firing of Turkeys SİPER Air Defense Systems Product 2 Missile that can reach targets 150 km away was carried out on Friday. The SIPER is considered a competitor to the American Patriot and the Russian S-400 air defense systems

Lockheed Martin, Poland Finalize PAC-3 WISLA Phase-2 Offsets

August 26, 2023 @ 04:57 AM

Lockheed Martin and the Ministry of Defence of Poland have concluded an arrangement outlining offset obligations in support of the PAC-3 WISLA Phase II program. The agreement creates eight new projects and provide new areas of technology, training, and technical assistance to the Polish defence industrial base

Ukrainian Attack Destroys Russian S-400 in Crimea

August 24, 2023 @ 06:53 AM

A Russian S-400 air defense system was destroyed in an attack orchestrated by the Ukrainian armed forces in Crimea on Wednesday. The explosion occurred near the village of Olenivka on Cape Tarkhankut in Crimea

Australia Cleared to Buy M142 HIMARS for $975M

August 19, 2023 @ 08:55 AM

Australia has received U.S