Rheinmetall, Anduril to Jointly Develop Air Defense System to Defeat Small Drones

June 20, 2024 @ 05:15 AM

Rheinmetall and Anduril have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Eurosatory-2024 to develop new layered Counter small Unmanned Aerial System (C-sUAS) air defense systems. The scope of this collaboration is primarily to address European markets first

Kongsberg Launches New Mobile Short-Range Air Defence System

June 20, 2024 @ 04:18 AM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has launched the National Manoeuvre Air Defence System (NOMADS), a mobile, ground-based air defence system engineered to safeguard army manoeuvre units near the frontline against increasingly sophisticated aerial threats. Developed for the Norwegian Army, NOMADS is built around a SHORAD (Short Range Air Defence) module, which...

Northrop Grumman Delivers First Production Integrated Battle Command System to U.S. Army...

June 18, 2024 @ 05:43 AM

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first production units of the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) Engagement Operations Center (EOC) and Integrated Fire Control Network (IFCN) Relay to the U.S

Czech Firm ERA’s Passive Sensors and Multi-Sensor Tracking Capabilities to Integrate with...

June 7, 2024 @ 11:55 AM

Diehl Defence and the Czech firm ERA, a member of the OMNIPOL group, have signed an MoU at the ILA Airshow in Berlin to enhance cooperation in passive sensors and multi-sensor tracking for ground-based air defense systems (GBAD). ERA, headquartered in the Czech Republic, is a company that deals with multilateration,...

Poland Opens Patriot Missile Container Manufacturing Facility

June 7, 2024 @ 11:15 AM

Lockheed Martin and Polish company WZL-1 have announced the inauguration of a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) launcher production line at WZL-1 in Damblin, Poland. The new production line will manufacture transport-launch containers for MIM-104F (MSE) missiles, as part of Poland's "WISŁA" program

Netherlands to "Quickly Assemble" Patriot Air Defense System for Ukraine

May 28, 2024 @ 07:21 AM

The Dutch government has proposed the rapid assembly and delivery of a Patriot air defense system to Ukraine in collaboration with several European partners. The Netherlands will contribute core components and parts from its own stock, and has identified other European countries that could provide additional Patriot parts and munitions

Kalashnikov Ships Large Batch of 9M333 Missiles for Strela Anti-Aircraft System

May 25, 2024 @ 03:39 AM

Kalashnikov Concern has shipped a large batch of 9M333 anti-aircraft guided missiles for the Strela-10M3 anti-aircraft missile system as part of the 2024 state defense order. The 9M333 missile is designed to destroy low-flying targets under various jamming conditions, including remotely piloted aircraft and cruise missiles

Japanese Weapons Agency Sends Official to U.S. to Learn About Railgun Development...

May 21, 2024 @ 10:25 AM

Japan has dispatched a defense official to the U.S

Pakistan Army Tests Fatah-II Guided Artillery Rocket System

May 15, 2024 @ 11:48 AM

Pakistan Army conducted a successful test launch of the Fatah-II Guided Artillery Rocket System with a range of 400 kilometers. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, the launch was aimed at perfecting the launch drills and procedures

MBDA Qualifies GRIFO Air Defense System with CAMM-ER Missile for Italian Army

May 9, 2024 @ 04:00 AM

MBDA recently qualified the GRIFO system, the Italian Armys new air defense system, as part of the EMADS (Enhanced Modular Air Defense Solutions) family using the (Common Anti-Air Modular Missile – Extended Range) missile. The GRIFO system enhances the Italian Armys short-range air defense (SHORAD) capability with extended range provided by the CAMM-ER missile, which is vertically launched to provide 360° air defense coverage

Toxic Fire at Diehl Metallurgical Plant Threatens Berlin

May 3, 2024 @ 12:37 PM

A fire broke out at the Diehl Metal Applications (DMA) metallurgical plant located in the Lichterfelde area of Berlin. This was reported by

Israel to Decommission Patriot Missile Systems due to Disuse

May 1, 2024 @ 03:58 AM

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is preparing to phase out its aging Patriot missile defense systems in the coming months, citing limited operational use, the military announced on Tuesday. In February, the IAF disclosed plans to decommission several Patriot batteries, with personnel set to transition to operating the Iron Dome system instead