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January 11, 2016 | Other News

India Readies For Home Grown Interceptor Missile Test

The New Indian Express: BALASORE: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is slated to test fire its patriot Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile from a defence base off the Odisha coast against an incoming ballistic missile to assess the home-grown weapon’s ‘killing’ capability.  Reliable sources told The New Indian Express while the preparation… read more

January 7, 2016 | Other News

Israel’s Defense Ministry Names Insider as Interim Head of Missile Program

Haaretz: The Defense Ministry has chosen an insider from its anti-missile development division to temporarily head the division. Col. Aviram Hasson’s appointment at Homa comes two weeks after the removal of previous head Yair Ramati, who was ousted for a serious breach of regulations regarding data security. Hasson is currently head of a department at… read more

January 7, 2016 | Other News

Saudi Arabia says it shot down Yemen missile; destroys launch pad

UPI: RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 7 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia announced that its air forces shot down a missile fired from Yemen, where the kingdom is leading an anti-rebel coalition. The Command of Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen group said it intercepted the missile Thursday morning in the country’s Jizan province, “where it was… read more

January 6, 2016 | Other News

South Korea and World Powers Denounce North Korean ‘H-Bomb’ Test

TIME: China, Australia and France have strongly condemned North Korea’s announcement of a nuclear test. China, the North’s closest ally, says the reported test was carried out in defiance of the international community and urged North Korea to refrain from acts that might worsen tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says… read more

December 27, 2015 | Other News

Russia To Supply Egypt with ‘President-S’ Anti-aircraft, Anti-missile System

Defenseworld.net: Egypt will receive President-S on board defense systems from Russia to protect aviation from anti-aircraft missile systems and air-launched missiles. “There is a contract and we’re working within this contract. The deliveries will start in the imminent future,” Igor Nasenkov, first deputy head of Radio electronic Technologies Group (KRET) was quoted as saying by… read more

December 24, 2015 | Other News

Russia delivers S-300 missile system to Kazakhstan free of charge

UPI: WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) — The Russian government has completed the free delivery of its S-300 air defense system to the government of Kazakhstan, according to Russian media reports. The delivery supports the initiative between Moscow and Astana to construct and operate a common aerospace defense system. Russian defense officials say they delivered the… read more

December 23, 2015 | Other News

India Cleared Purchase of Russian S-400 Missile Defense System

The Diplomat: The Indian government has cleared the procurement of five regimental units of Russian-made S-400 Triumf advanced Air Defense Systems (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) at an estimated price of $ 4.5 billion, Defense News reports. The Defense Acquisition Council (DCA), a government body charged with approving Indian defense purchases and chaired by the defense minister,… read more

December 20, 2015 | Other News

India Wants Russian S-400 Missile Defense System, But Moscow Lukewarm On Deal Amid T-50 Stealth Fighter Joint Venture Talks

International Business Times: The Indian government is attempting to buy five Russian-built S-400 missile defense systems in a $4.5 billion deal, sending a team of negotiators to Moscow to finalize it. India’s Defense Acquisition Council, the highest procurement body under the Ministry of Defense, cleared the purchase of the advanced missile system during a meeting Thursday.… read more

December 18, 2015 | Other News

India Clears Purchase of S-400 AD System For $4.5 Billion

Defense News: NEW DELHI — India has cleared the purchase of five units of Russian-made S-400 Triumf (AD) advanced Air Defence Systems [with Indian specifications] at a cost of about $4.5 billion. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the highest body under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) which decides weapons purchases, cleared the purchase of S-400 AD… read more

December 15, 2015 | Other News

Pakistan successfully test fires Shaheen 1A ballistic missile

The Express Tribune: Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test fired Shaheen 1A ballistic missile, the military’s media wing Inter Services Public Relations said. The flight test was aimed at re-validating several design and technical parameters of the weapon system, ISPR added. Shaheen1A is capable of delivering different types of warheads to a range of 900 kilometers. “Today’s… read more

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