Lockheed Martin Secures $4.1B Contract to Enhance Missile Defense System

April 12, 2024 @ 02:52 AM

Lockheed Martin has secured a $4.1 billion contract to upgrade the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) system for the Missile Defense Agency

Russia Ready to Field its Latest Air-Defense System, "Derivation-PVO" in Ukraine

April 8, 2024 @ 12:59 PM

Ukraine is set to get a taste of Russia's latest air-defense system, the 2S38 "Derivation-PVO" based on a 57mm automatic cannon. The key targets for “Derivation-PVO” will be kamikaze UAVs of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, including high-speed stealth UJ-23 “Topaz” and the Backfire K1 bomber drone

Germany Places $1.2B Order for Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems

March 22, 2024 @ 05:48 AM

Raytheon, an RTX business, announced a $1.2 billion contract on Thursday to provide Germany with Patriot air and missile defense systems

Norway to Invest $90M to Accelerate NASAMS Production

March 21, 2024 @ 05:29 AM

The Norwegian government has unveiled intentions to procure essential components for NASAMS air defense systems production, aimed at improving delivery times for launcher units upon signing new contracts. The government has proposed an allocation of approximately NOK 941 million ($90 million) to KONGSBERG as part of a new investment proposition for...

NATO Country Orders Rheinmetall’s MLRS 300 km-Range Ammunition Worth €300M

March 5, 2024 @ 07:01 AM

Rheinmetall has secured an order to provide a European member of NATO with multiple rocket launcher ammunition boasting a 300 km range, along with other systems valued at over €300 million. The order, confirmed in December 2023, is scheduled for delivery between 2024 and 2027

Poland Signs $2.53B Agreement for IBCS Air Defense System Integration

March 4, 2024 @ 07:21 AM

Poland has recently signed an agreement worth $2.53 billion for the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS), a key component of the Integrated Air Missile Defence (IAMD) network

European Country Orders Rheinmetall’s Skynex Air Defence Systems

March 2, 2024 @ 06:25 AM

Rheinmetall has been granted an additional contract to supply Skynex air defence systems to a European customer. The contract, valued in the lower three-digit million euro range, includes deliveries scheduled throughout 2025, incorporating Rheinmetall-made HX trucks, as in the initial agreement

Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Agent to 11 Years for Alleged S-300 Component...

February 28, 2024 @ 12:55 PM

The Federal Security Service (FSB) Public Relations Center has announced the sentencing of Ukrainian citizen Sergei Viktorovich Krivitsky to 11 years and six months in a maximum-security colony for attempting to purchase components for the S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems. This was reported by Russias state-owned

Bundeswehr Awards Rheinmetall €595M for Skyranger 30 Air Defense on Boxer Vehicles

February 28, 2024 @ 06:33 AM

The Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract worth €595 million to supply the Skyranger 30 mobile air defense system for their Boxer armored vehicles. The deal includes a prototype and 18 series production vehicles, with an option for an additional 30 systems

First Test of Updated AMRAAM-ER Missile from NASAMS Air Defense System

February 28, 2024 @ 04:57 AM

Raytheon and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Armed Forces, flight-tested an updated variant of the AMRAAM-Extended Range (AMRAAM-ER) missile from a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). This AMRAAM-ER variant integrates the guidance section of the AIM-120 C-8, featuring a 10-inch rocket motor from Nammo and a 10-inch Control Actuator System, the Norwegian Propulsion Stack, developed by Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace with collaborative input from the Norwegian MoD

Raytheon-Rafael JV Breaks Ground for Tamir Missile Production Facility in U.S.

February 26, 2024 @ 04:56 AM

R2S, a joint venture between RTXs Raytheon and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense System, has initiated the construction of its Tamir missile manufacturing facility in East Camden, Arkansas. The facility will produce Tamir missiles for the Iron Dome Weapon System and its variant, the SkyHunter missile, intended for use by the U