Weapon / Missile News

Budanov: Russia deploys S-500 systems in Crimea
Weapon / Missile

Budanov: Russia deploys S-500 systems in Crimea

According to the chief of Ukrainian military intelligence Kyrylo Budanov, Russia has deployed a unit of its most advanced air defence system S-500 to Crimea.

Mysterious CIWS on Future Philipinean Frigate
Weapon / Missile

Mysterious CIWS on Future Philipinean Frigate

BRP Miguel Malvar's (FF-06) frigate, which is under construction in ROK, Ulsan, was spotted with a mysterious CIWS, probably ASELSAN's GÖKDENİZ-100/35SA.

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs
Weapon / Missile

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs

France will replace MBDA’s Eryx short-range portable anti-tank systems with SAAB’s Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon (NLAW ) systems by 2025.

DASAL Inks Cooperation Deal with Malaysian Firm
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

DASAL Inks Cooperation Deal with Malaysian Firm

Turkish DASAL, known for its multi-rotor UAV designs, has signed a cooperation agreement with Malaysian PM Arms and Ammunition.

Finland Develops Its Coastal Defence Tactics
Weapon / Missile

Finland Develops Its Coastal Defence Tactics

Finland develops its coastal artillery defence tactics on the Baltic coast, replacing 130mm turreted guns with 155 mm.

Baykar Lands KEMANKEŞ 2 Loitering Munition in Test
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Baykar Lands KEMANKEŞ 2 Loitering Munition in Test

Baykar’s second loitering munition, KEMANKEŞ 2, has landed on its skids in its second system verification test.

BAE Systems Shows Land-Based Bofors 40 Mk4 Autocannon
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

BAE Systems Shows Land-Based Bofors 40 Mk4 Autocannon

BAE Systems International Ground Vehicles Director Jeramy Hopkins has shared an image of a Bofors 40 Mk4 autocannon on a truck.

Turkiye Exports Air Transportable Howitzer
Weapon / Missile

Turkiye Exports Air Transportable Howitzer

Defence Ministry Company MKE Inc. announced that the inspection procedures for Boran howitzers for an Asian country have been completed.

Norway to Extend its Air-to-Air Range: AIM-120C-8
Weapon / Missile

Norway to Extend its Air-to-Air Range: AIM-120C-8

The State Department has approved a possible FMS to Norway of AIM-120C-8 Air-to-Air Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1.94 billion.

KNDS Reactivates PzH-2000 Production Line
Weapon / Missile

KNDS Reactivates PzH-2000 Production Line

German-French Defence Company KNDS reactivates PzH-2000 self-propelled howitzer production line to upgrade guns.

Greek FDI Frigate Kimon Receives Extra VLS Cells
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Greek FDI Frigate Kimon Receives Extra VLS Cells

During the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ visit to France, 16 additional Sylver A-50 VLS cells were spotted on the FDI frigate Kimon.

The U.S. Approves AIM-120C-8 AMRAAM Sale to Denmark
Weapon / Missile

The U.S. Approves AIM-120C-8 AMRAAM Sale to Denmark

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 84 AIM-120C-8 AMRAAM beyond-visual-range air-to-air missiles to Denmark.

AKINCI UCAV Drops TOLUN SDB Without Smart Rack
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

AKINCI UCAV Drops TOLUN SDB Without Smart Rack

Two AKINCI UCAVs performed tests, with one dropping ASELSAN’s TOLUN Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) without a multi-carriage rack and the other firing a missile.

AKINCI UCAV Fires New Version of UAV-230 Missile
Weapon / Missile

AKINCI UCAV Fires New Version of UAV-230 Missile

ROKETSAN’s UAV-230 aero-ballistic missile’s new version with changes to control surfaces was fired from AKINCI UCAV.