Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Thales UK today announced that it has signed a contract worth over £100 million with the Indonesian Ministry of Defence for ForceSHIELD, Thales’s integrated...

MBDA Demonstrates VL MICA In Coastal Defence Role

Deployed for the first time in a ground-to-air, area defence configuration, VL MICA has intercepted a low signature target flying just a few metres...

Pentagon alarm over Turkey plan to buy Russian missiles

The Pentagon on Monday criticized Turkey's plans to purchase a Russian air-defense system instead of investing in NATO technology. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is...

Russian Strategic Missile Test Fails

, Moscow (AFP): The Russian defence ministry said that a test firing Wednesday of a Bulava strategic missile from a nuclear submarine had failed,...

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile

, Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday test launched a nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile, the third in as many weeks, the military said. "The Pakistan army's...

Israel and US Complete David’s Sling Weapon System Intercept Test Series

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully complete...

LM-Developed Systems, Capabilities LED Ballistic Missile Defense Efforts in 2008

Lockheed Martin, BETHESDA: Lockheed Martin-developed missile defense system elements led global ballistic missile defense efforts in 2008 with five successful target intercepts, including two...

North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles

North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles on Tuesday, in further defiance of the international community and in apparent reaction to the planned deployment of...

Conventional Trident Missiles Will Aid Terror War

US Department of Defense, ALEXANDRIA: Arming submarines with nonnuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles will give America a necessary quick-strike weapon in the war on terror,...

Anti-Armor Missile Market Worth $9.7 Billion Over the Next 10 Years

A new Forecast International analysis of the anti-armor missile market projects that manufacturers will produce more than 200,000 missiles worth nearly $10 billion through...