Weapon / Missile News

USS Zumwalt Destroyer Prepares for Hypersonic Missiles
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

USS Zumwalt Destroyer Prepares for Hypersonic Missiles

One of the 155 mm AGS main guns on the USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) has been removed to integrate CPS hypersonic boost-glide missiles.

U.S. Provides emergency FMS HIMARS to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Provides emergency FMS HIMARS to Ukraine

Ukraine, funded by Germany, acquires three HIMARS under emergency Foreign Military Sale for an estimated cost of $30 million.

Heckler & Koch Introduces Russian 7.62x39mm Calibres
Weapon / Missile

Heckler & Koch Introduces Russian 7.62x39mm Calibres

German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch plans to introduce the Soviet-design 7.62x39mm round.

Romania Acquires AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II
Weapon / Missile

Romania Acquires AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II

The State Department approved a possible FMS to Romania of AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II Missiles for an estimated cost of $340.8 million.

The U.S. and Japan Cooperate on Hypersonic Missile Defence
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

The U.S. and Japan Cooperate on Hypersonic Missile Defence

This week, the U.S. and Japan signed an agreement to cooperate on the development of a hypersonic missile interceptor.

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS

Turkish Navy’s TCG Oruç Reis frigate (F-245) undergoing Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) was spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS by the photographer Oğuz Eroğuz.

Malaysia Considers Turkish KUZGUN Missiles for Warships
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Malaysia Considers Turkish KUZGUN Missiles for Warships

Malaysian Dayatech Merin has shown its concept for a turreted launcher intended for TÜBİTAK SAGE’s KUZGUN missiles to be used on warships.

Azerbaijan gets DITA 155 mm SPH units from Czechia
Weapon / Missile

Azerbaijan gets DITA 155 mm SPH units from Czechia

The Czech defence company Excalibur Army plans to send more than 70 DITA 155 mm self-propelled howitzer (SPH) units to Azerbaijan.

ROKETSAN Delivers AKYA Torpedo to the Turkish Submarines
Weapon / Missile

ROKETSAN Delivers AKYA Torpedo to the Turkish Submarines

The Turkish MoD has announced that ROKETSAN has started the delivery of the AKYA 533 mm heavyweight torpedo for the Turkish Navy submarines.

The UAE Modernises HARM Systems
Weapon / Missile Modernisation

The UAE Modernises HARM Systems

The U.S. has approved a potential sale of HARM Control Section Modification Upgrade and related equipment to UAE for an estimated cost of $144 million.

ROKETSAN Exports ATGMs to Malaysia
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

ROKETSAN Exports ATGMs to Malaysia

It was announced that the Malaysian Army would procure 18 units of medium-range ATGMs from Turkish ROKETSAN during DSA 2024.

DSA 2024: DASAL Displays Rifle-Carrying Drone
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

DSA 2024: DASAL Displays Rifle-Carrying Drone

Turkish DASAL put its FALCON-SiHA Armed drone with an assault rifle on display at DSA 2024 in Malaysia.

Havelsan’s Barkan UGV to get Repkon’s 40 mm AGL
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Havelsan’s Barkan UGV to get Repkon’s 40 mm AGL

Havelsan and Repkon Defence have signed an MoU in DSA Malaysia to install Repkon’s 40 mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (RDS40-AGL) to Barkan UGV.

KNDS Offers CAESAR 6x6 SPG to Malaysia
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

KNDS Offers CAESAR 6x6 SPG to Malaysia

During DSA 2024, organised in Malaysia, French-German joint venture KNDS proposed its CAESAR 6x6 155 mm SPG to the Malaysian Army.