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October 16, 2018 | Threat News

The Fourth Project 22800 Small Missile Corvette will be Floated Out in October

Bulgarian Military: MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation announced that the local Pella Shipyard, based in Saint Petersburg, will float out the fourth Project 22800 small missile corvette on 23 October, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The name of the new Karakurt-class corvette is Burya, by the order of… read more

October 16, 2018 | Threat News

Two Caspian flotilla missile corvettes return to Russia from Mediterranean Sea

TASS: ASTRAKHAN, October 16. /TASS/. Project 21631 Buyan-M class missile corvettes – the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Veliky Ustyug – returned to the Caspian flotilla’s base in Astrakhan, southern Russia, after performing their missions in the Mediterranean Sea, the Southern Military District’s press service said on Tuesday. “The vessels sailed from the Caspian Sea to… read more

October 12, 2018 | Missile Defense News

North, South Korea to hold high-level talks on Oct. 15

Reuters: SEOUL, Oct 12 (Reuters) – North and South Korea will hold high-level talks on Monday at the border village of Panmunjom to discuss follow-up steps to their recent summit, Seoul’s Unification Ministry said on Friday. At their third summit in Pyongyang last month, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong… read more

October 12, 2018 | Other News

New Orders Reflect Growing Interest in Rada’s Tactical Radars

Defense Update: Israel’s tactical radar pioneer RADA Electronic Industries reported new orders worth US$5 million for two variants of its mobile radars, the Multirole Hemispheric Radar, employed in Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM), Counter UAV (C-UAV) and Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) applications. “We see strong and growing momentum in the US, centered around… read more

October 12, 2018 | Threat News

Russian Aerospace Forces to get fifth-generation fighter jets on schedule

TASS: MOSCOW, October 12. /TASS/. The trials of Russia’s Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets continue in normal regime, the aircraft will be delivered to the Russian Aerospace Forces on schedule, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko has said. “The delivery of multirole Su-57 fighter jets to aviation units of the Russian Aerospace Forces will be carried… read more

October 12, 2018 | Other News

South Korean president: North Korea intends ‘complete’ denuclearization

The Hill: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un intends to get rid of his nuclear stockpile and destroy any nuclear materials and facilities to achieve “complete” denuclearization, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Friday. “By complete denuclearization, he meant to start by stopping additional nuclear and missile tests, and then abolish the facilities that… read more

October 12, 2018 | Missile Defense News

GEM-T Is First Missile To Use GaN

Compound Semiconductor: Raytheon’s GEM-T missile is a mainstay of the US Army’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense system, used against aircraft and tactical ballistic and cruise missiles. Now it has become the first missile packing a GaN transmitter, according to the company. One that never needs to be re-certified over the 45-year life of the… read more

October 12, 2018 | Other News

Australia assigns warship to enforce North Korean sanctions

ABC News: Australia has assigned a guided missile frigate to the East China Sea to boast international efforts to enforce sanctions against North Korea, an Australian officer said Friday. The Australian Defense Force chief of joint operations, Air Marshall Mel Hupfeld, said the warship with a crew of 230 will be supported by two Australian… read more

October 12, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Lockheed Martin eyes satellite sensor payload providers for next-gen missile warning system

Military Aerospace: WASHINGTON – Lockheed Martin Corp. has down-selected Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman–Ball Aerospace team to compete to provide the satellite sensor payload for the Air Force’s next-generation missile warning satellite system. Via Satellite reports. Continue reading original article This competition will be part of the first-phase contract for the next-generation overhead persistent infrared… read more

October 12, 2018 | Threat News

Russia Delays Maiden Flight of Upgraded Tu-22M3M Long-Range Bomber

The Diplomat: The maiden flight of Russia’s upgraded Tupolev Tu-22M3M long-range strategic and maritime strike bomber has been postponed to the end of October or early November, according to a Russian defense industry source. “There is a delay in the first flight of Tu-22M3M, the aircraft is not ready for it yet. In the best-case scenario,… read more

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