• Azerbaijan receives upgraded Buk systems equipped with Russian interceptors

    Azerbaijan continues to receive Russian-made surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) for its upgraded Buk-MB SAM systems, according to a representative of Belarussia's OKB TSP company, which is upgrading the 9K37 Buk (US Department of Defense designation/ NATO reporting name: SA-11'Gadfly') to Buk-MB

  • BAE Systems looks to 3DAWS for layered missile warning capability

    BAE Systems is developing a new missile warning capability to protect rotary-wing aircraft against advanced threats. Working in adjunct with either BAE Systems' Common Missile Warning System or any passive threat detection system, the company's 3-Dimensional Advanced Warning System (3DAWS) not only

  • Syria blames Israel for Damascus strike

    The government of Syria has blamed Israel for an explosion near Damascus International Airport early on 27 April. The official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) cited a military source as saying Israel fired several missiles from occupied territory, a reference to the Golan Heights, which hit a

  • UK MoD green lights Meteor integration on F-35B

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has officially approved the integration of the Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) on the UK F-35B Lightning II multi-role aircraft under one of a raft of separate missile-related contract awards to MBDA. A GBP41 million (USD52.8) contract

  • US performs new SM-6 tests ahead of FOC milestone

    The US Navy (USN) has successfully executed four flight tests of the Standard Missile-6 Block I (SM-6 Block I) missile off Hawaii in testing, supporting planned achievement of full operational capability (FOC) at the end of this year. The live firings, performed from the Aegis Baseline 9.C1 guided

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  • Milosh readies for production

    Yugoimport-SDPR has confirmed that development of its latest Milosh 4x4 multipurpose armoured vehicle (MPAV) is complete and production can commence when orders are placed. Milosh is also referred to as the BOV M16 and has been designed to undertake a wide range of military, police, and internal
  • China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier

    China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on 26 April in a ceremony held at the Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) in the country's northeastern Liaoning Province. Known as the Type 001A, the as-yet-unnamed vessel is a follow-on ship to the