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Pakistan flight tests Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad

Pakistan flight tests Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad

Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) “Ra’ad”, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release. The Ra’ad missile, with a range of 350 km, enables Pakistan to achieve […]


Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol is in talks with Iran on modernizing the short range Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile defense systems, the plant’s assistant director general told RIA Novosti Thursday. “Iran has been operating a large number of our […]


India tests long-range missile from mobile launcher

India tests long-range missile from mobile launcher

India on Saturday succeeded for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China. Although Saturday’s launch was the third test of the Agni V missile, […]


Brazil to Sign Pantsir-S1 Air Defense Deal With Russia by Mid-2015

Brazil to Sign Pantsir-S1 Air Defense Deal With Russia by Mid-2015

Brazil and Russia could sign a contract on the delivery of Russian Pantsir-S1 air defense systems to the Latin American country as early as in the first half of 2015, Brazilian Ambassador to Russia Antonio Jose Vallim Guerreiro said on […]


Russia develops heavy drone, promises S500 missile system by 2017

The S400 Triumf anti-aircraft system. (RIA Novosti/Mihail Mokrushin)

The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort, with the cutting-edge flagship S500 missile system coming in 2017. The drone “already exists,” according to […]


Russia to Test Strategic Missile Forces in Unscheduled Drills

Russia to Test Strategic Missile Forces in Unscheduled Drills

Russia has kicked off its first unannounced drills of the year for the country’s Strategic Missile Forces with over 1,200 active duty servicemen in western Siberia, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Egorov said Tuesday. “During the unannounced exercises of […]


Russia and Iran sign defense deal, ‘may resolve’ S300 missile delivery issue

Russian s-300 air defense system

Moscow and Tehran have signed military cooperation deal that implies wider collaboration in personnel training and counter-terrorism activities. It may also resolve the situation concerning the delivery of Russian S300 missiles, Iranian media reported. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and […]


Northrop Grumman receives ICBM sub-system support contract

LGM 30 Minuteman III ICBM

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract for the support of Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground Subsystems. Northrop Grumman is the sole award recipient for the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract that is worth […]


Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces to Conduct Over 100 Drills in 2015

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces to Conduct Over 100 Drills in 2015

The Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) of Russia are planning to conduct over 100 drills at various levels in 2015, SMF spokesperson Col. Igor Yegorov said Sunday. “In 2015, SMF will conduct over 100 command and staff, tactical and specialized drills. […]


 
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