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Houthi’s New Naval Weapons Extend Their Reach 200 nm into the...
The Iranians and Houthis have gradually extended the range of their weapons from tens to a few hundred nautical miles. Rather than employing these weapons on board ships to extend range, they can now reach beyond 200 nm, using the new ballistic anti-ship missiles, practically blocking the movements of naval vessels well beyond Yemen's coastal waters.
Chinese New Mini Robot Carries Micro Intelligent Missiles
A new robotic vehicle displayed at 'Airshow China' defense expo in Zhuhai this week is equipped with a missile called by its developers a 'micro-intelligent missile'. The tube-launched weapon weighs only one kilogram but is equipped with energetic rocket propulsion powerful enough to carry it on a flight up to 2,000 meters, and a warhead, (likely shaped charge) designed to defeat light armor.
Reliance Forms JV with Rafael, to Focus on Missiles & Aerostats
Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and the Indian Reliance Defence company have signed today at Defexpo 2016 a joint venture (JV) that will provide the local content of major defense programs Rafael is involved with, estimated to be worth billions of dollars.
Machines Making Machines: Printing Missiles
Researchers at Raytheon Missile Systems say they have already created nearly every component of a guided weapon using additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing. With commercially available high-end equipment and specially modified versions of low-cost 3-D printers, company researchers have created nearly every component of a guided weapon using 3-D printing, including rocket engines, fins, parts for the guidance and control systems, and more.
FelxIS – A Missile That is More Than the Sum of...
MBDA will introduce today at the Paris Air Show a new, modular approach to missile design, as part of its traditional 'Concept Vision' theme. The new design dubbed 'FlexiS' introduces a common missile chassis embedding contactless power and digital bus, clipped aero surfaces in standard diameters
US Army invites proposals for Hellfire successor
The US Army has released a Request for Proposals for the Engineering (EMD) and development of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) - new air/ground missile designed to replace the current air-launched BGM-71 TOW, AGM-114 Hellfire and AGM-65 Maverick missiles.
Lebanese source: Mobile missile launchers can hit any target in Israel
Launched from camouflaged truck mounted containers, Fateh 110 ballistic guided missiles could strike most of the relevant targets in Israel, the Lebanese Daily Star reports.
Air Attack – Old and New
The Wing Loong I and Y-6M bomber, displayed with their air attack weapons side by side at Airshow China exhibition in Zhuhai.
Intercept test validates Barak 8 air defense system maturity
Today at 07:20 (Israel time), Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD), conducted the first successful flight test...
IAI to Supply Heliborne Weapon Systems Based on LAHAT Missiles
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) was recently awarded a 'substantial contract' for the delivery of a ‘large number’ of LAser Homing ATtack (LAHAT) missile systems,...
India Conducts a Second Test of Agni V IRBM
India performed today the second test flight of its largest ballistic missile - 'Agni V'. This intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) has a strike...
UN Adopts Tough New Sanctions Against North Korea
Toughened sanctions implemented by the UN dictated member states to inspect DPRK ships and air cargo suspected of carrying banned materials and tighten scrutiny of DPRK officials and institutions engaged in illicit activities.
Lockheed Martin Tests Vehicle Launched DAGR
Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the ability of its DAGR laser guided rocket to launch from a ground vehicle during a series of flight tests...
Javelin prepares for Vehicles – Tested to Engage Targets up to...
The Javelin missile recently demonstrated the ability to engage targets beyond its current maximum range requirements.