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BAE Systems Secures Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade Contract

BAE Systems Secures Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade Contract

BAE Systems has been awarded an AUD $270M contract to upgrade the seven remaining Royal Australian Navy ANZAC class frigates, with the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) capability already implemented on the first of class, HMAS Perth. The new contract follows […]


Russia postpones Bulava missile test

Russia postpones Bulava missile test

The test launch of Russia’s Bulava ballistic missile has been postponed until a later date, a source in the Defense Ministry said on Monday. November 28 was the planned launch date from the Yury Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine. It was supposed […]


Russian air defenses can counter ‘even hypersonic missiles’

Russian air defenses can counter ‘even hypersonic missiles’

Russia’s air defense system will have the capability to intercept any type of missiles, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Tuesday. “The integration of [aerospace defense] systems will make it possible to intercept any targets at any speed, including hypersonic […]


HELLFIRE team sustaining fight, cutting costs

HELLFIRE team sustaining fight, cutting costs

As equipment is transitioned out of Iraq, perhaps none is more critical than the HELLFIRE missile system. Since the drawdown began, more than 750 HELLFIRE missiles have been shipped to the 402nd Army Field Support Battalion-Qatar, where they are serviced, […]


Russia to build 2 plants for S-500 air defense systems

Russia to build 2 plants for S-500 air defense systems

Russia’s Almaz-Antey concern will build two plants to manufacture formidable S-500 air defense systems, Chief of the General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said. “We gave Almaz-Antey two years to build two plants, which will manufacture new S-500 air defense missile […]


India Launches New Generation Strategic Missile AGNI 4

India Launches New Generation Strategic Missile AGNI 4

India today successfully test-fired the most advanced long-range missile system Agni-4 today. The missile was launched from a Road Mobile System at 9.00 AM from Wheelers’ Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile followed its trajectory, in a text […]


North Korea test fires missiles in Yellow Sea: report

North Korea test fires missiles in Yellow Sea: report

North Korea recently test fired new air-to-ship missiles in the Yellow Sea, prompting South Korea to step up anti-air defences, a news report said Wednesday. “The North Korean military test fired two air-to-ship missiles from IL-28 bombers, one in October […]


Weighing in at 30,000 pounds, a new bomb for US

Weighing in at 30,000 pounds, a new bomb for US

The US Air Force has a new 30,000-pound bomb in its arsenal designed to penetrate targets buried deep underground, a spokesman said Tuesday. The Air Force started taking delivery of the giant bomb, the “Massive Ordnance Penetrator,” in September, said […]


TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Goes 3-for-3 in Flight Demonstration

TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Goes 3-for-3 in Flight Demonstration

Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) Group completed an operational demonstration of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket from AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters in the United Arab Emirates. The demonstration in Abu Dhabi met all objectives and marked the final step […]


 
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