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Japan Updates Progress on Improved Type 12 SSM
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Japan Updates Progress on Improved Type 12 SSM

Japanese MoD has published a photo of what is dubbed an Improved Type 12 surface-launched cruise missile to upgrade its ASuW capabilities.

Romania Orders K9 SPH and K10 ARVs from Hanwha
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Romania Orders K9 SPH and K10 ARVs from Hanwha

Romania has ordered 59 K9 Thunder 155 mm tracked SPH and 36 K10 ammunition resupply vehicles (ARV) from Hanwha for $1 billion.

ROK’s Mobile Laser Weapon Moves into Production
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ROK’s Mobile Laser Weapon Moves into Production

DAPA has announced that its vehicle-mounted laser weapon, which will be used against UAVs, will enter production soon.

Morocco Buys Long-Range ATACMS
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Morocco Buys Long-Range ATACMS

Morocco has ordered an undetermined quantity of long-range MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) from the U.S. to improve its defence capabilities.

Germany’s F127 AAW Frigates May Be Fitted With AEGIS
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Germany’s F127 AAW Frigates May Be Fitted With AEGIS

The U.S. has taken steps to export the AEGIS combat system for F127 AAW frigates to succeed Sachsen-class frigates.

Armenia to Acquire Indian Prahaar and Pralay Missiles
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Armenia to Acquire Indian Prahaar and Pralay Missiles

According to local Indian press, Armenia is in discussions with India about the possible supply of Prahaar and Pralay missiles.

ÇAKIR Cruise Missile Enters Serial Production
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ÇAKIR Cruise Missile Enters Serial Production

According to Spain-based news site Defensa, ROKETSAN’s ÇAKIR compact cruise missile for various platforms has entered serial production.

Japan Tests Hypersonic Boost-Glide Munition
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Japan Tests Hypersonic Boost-Glide Munition

Japanese ATLA has announced the firing test of its HGVP hypersonic boost-glide munition to be placed on islands.

HK Joins Lightweight Machine Gun Club with HK421
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HK Joins Lightweight Machine Gun Club with HK421

HK has entered the reduced-weight machine gun market with its HK421, based on an MG5 7.62x51 machine gun.

U.S. Navy Unveils XAIM-147B Air-to-Air Missile
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U.S. Navy Unveils XAIM-147B Air-to-Air Missile

During the biennial Exercise Rim of the Pacific RIMPAC 2024, a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet was spotted with the new XAIM-147B long-range air-to-air missile.

Thales Ramps Up 70 mm Guided Rocket Production
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Thales Ramps Up 70 mm Guided Rocket Production

French defence firm Thales will increase the production of its FZ275 70 mm (2.75”) laser-guided rockets in its Belgium facility located in Herstal.

India to Locally Produce S-400 Components
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India to Locally Produce S-400 Components

India and Russia are collaborating to establish a joint venture to manufacture S-400 components and maintain them in India.

Serbia Receives Chinese HQ-17AE Air Defence System
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Serbia Receives Chinese HQ-17AE Air Defence System

Serbia received the HQ-17AE SAM from China’s state-owned CASIC Corporation, to intercept low and medium altitude targets.

ROKETSAN Integrates CİRİT Missile on Pickup
Land Weapon / Missile

ROKETSAN Integrates CİRİT Missile on Pickup

During a Nigerian officials’ visit, ROKETSAN’s CİRİT 70 mm laser-guided missile was seen on a pickup fitted with an electro-optical system.