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Russia Ready to Export Iskander-E TBMs

Russia Ready to Export Iskander-E TBMs

Iskander-E mobile theater ballistic missile systems are ready for export, awaiting a decision by state authorities, the head of the Russian delegation to arms and military exhibition MILEX-2014 Valery Varlamov said Thursday. “Iskander-E [NATO reporting name: SS-26 Stone] is ready […]


Israel’s Iron Dome Is a ‘Total Failure’ at Its Most Important Job, Experts Say

Israel’s Iron Dome Is a ‘Total Failure’ at Its Most Important Job, Experts Say

Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel’s system could be falling short of detonating the rockets’ warheads. Even though Israel’s U.S.-funded “Iron Dome” rocket-defense interceptors appear to be hitting Hamas rockets in recent days, they are almost certainly […]


North Korea fires two more missiles into the sea

North Korea fires two more missiles into the sea

North Korea on Wednesday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea in the latest in a series of launches interspersed with spurned peace overtures to South Korea. A spokesman for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in […]


MBDA’s First Sea Ceptor Firings Are A Double Success

MBDA’s First Sea Ceptor Firings Are A Double Success

MBDA carried out two successful guided firings by the Sea Ceptor air defence system on 29th May and 5th June at the land-based Vidsel range facilities in Sweden. These firings were the first seeker guided firings for the Common Anti-air […]


Singapore to Buy Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits

Singapore to Buy Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) kits and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security […]


India to buy UGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

India to buy UGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India for UGM-84L Harpoon missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $200 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Poland said Monday it had shortlisted US manufacturer Raytheon and French-led consortium Eurosam as bidders for a contract to build its air defence system, which local media say is worth $7.9 billion. The defence ministry said in a statement it […]


North Korea confirms latest missile test

North Korea confirms latest missile test

North Korea confirmed Monday its second missile test in recent days, with leader Kim Jong-Un overseeing the drill ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to South Korea. The South Korean military said Sunday’s test was of two […]


US missile defense system strikes target in test

US missile defense system strikes target in test

The Boeing-managed ground-based system intended to shield the continental United States successfully intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, the Pentagon said. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, with a $40 billion price […]


 
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