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Norway To Buy AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Norway for AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $345 million. The Defense Security […]


Russia and Turkey Have Tested A Jointly Produced Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey Have Tested A Jointly Produced Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey have tested a jointly produced short-range air defense system, as reported by Anatoly Aksenov, head of the Rosoboronexport delegation to the arms exhibition IDEF-2015. The project was developed by integrating Russia‚Äôs Igla system with a Turkish combat […]


F-22 Raptor Test Force Enters New Phase of AIM-9X Testing

F-22 Raptor Test Force Enters New Phase of AIM-9X Testing

The 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22 Combined Test Force successfully test fired two guided AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles this year as part of the latest phase in getting the Raptor closer to using the missile operationally. The AIM-9X is an […]


North Korea tests anti-ship cruise missiles: Seoul

North Korea tests anti-ship cruise missiles: Seoul

North Korea test-fired three anti-ship cruise missiles Saturday, following warnings from Pyongyang that it would fire on South Korean naval vessels it accuses of violating the disputed Yellow Sea border. The South Korean Defence Ministry said the three short-range KN-01 […]


Indonesia To Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles

Indonesia To Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Indonesia for AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $47 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


Saudi-led coalition using cluster bombs in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition using cluster bombs in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition bombing rebels in Yemen has been using US-supplied cluster munitions in its air campaign, Human Rights Watch said Sunday, warning of the long-term dangers to civilians. The widely banned bombs contain dozens of submunitions, which sometimes do […]


Russia Conducts Simulated Launches of Iskander-M Missiles

Russia Conducts Simulated Launches of Iskander-M Missiles

An Iskander-M missile unit of Russia’s Eastern Military District performed a computer-simulated launch of one of Russia’s most advanced rockets during a snap drill, the RMD’s press spokesman Alexander Gordeyev said Friday. “Members of a missile brigade of the Eastern […]


Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Company announced it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, awarded on April 2, 2015 and booked in the […]


Test missile crashes on launch in northern Russia

Test missile crashes on launch in northern Russia

A surface-to-air missile crashed shortly after being launched in northern Russia on Wednesday, Russian news agencies said, in a failed test that will be seen as an embarrassment for the country’s military forces. An official speaking on condition of anonymity […]


Russia conducts field-testing of maneuverable S-400 Missile

Russia conducts field-testing of maneuverable S-400 Missile

The Russian military has carried out successful field testing of a new rocket with maneuverability capability for the S-400 surface-to-air air defense system, Aerospace Defense Forces told Russian Radio on Saturday. “Testing is still underway at present. Three days ago […]


 
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