Weapon / Missile News

VENOM LR Cannon to be Delivered in August 2024
Weapon / Missile

VENOM LR Cannon to be Delivered in August 2024

SYS General Manager Cahit Utku Aral stated that the VENOM LR 30x113 mm revolver cannon will meet its first customers in August 2024.

MBDA Calls for more Taurus Orders
Weapon / Missile

MBDA Calls for more Taurus Orders

MBDA is calling on the German federal government to make faster award decisions. Suppliers would otherwise stop Taurus production.

Russia Deploys Mechanised C-UAS Units
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Russia Deploys Mechanised C-UAS Units

Russian MoD announced the deployment of newly formed mechanised C-UAS units to defend others from UAV threats in Ukraine.

Germany buys Four Patriot Batteries for $1.2 billion
Weapon / Missile

Germany buys Four Patriot Batteries for $1.2 billion

Germany acquires four Patriot Batteries to fill the gap after donating air defence systems to Ukraine.

India Explains the BrahMos Accident in Pakistani Territory
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India Explains the BrahMos Accident in Pakistani Territory

The Indian Air Force explained the cause of the accidental fall of the BrahMos supersonic missile on March 9, 2022, into Pakistani territory.

SM-6 Dual II AD Missile Intercepts MRBM Target
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SM-6 Dual II AD Missile Intercepts MRBM Target

SM-6 Dual II long-range air defence missile intercepted Northrop Grumman’s MRBM T3c2 target missile during MDA’s firing test for the AEGIS system.

Saab Receives Carl-Gustaf Order from NSPA
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Saab Receives Carl-Gustaf Order from NSPA

Saab has received an order for the Carl-Gustaf from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA).

Russia Delays the Delivery of two S-400 to India
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Russia Delays the Delivery of two S-400 to India

Russia would postpone the delivery of S-400 Air Defence Systems to India because of the current war between Russia and Ukraine.

TEBER Guidance Kit Boards Bangladeshi F-7 Fighters
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

TEBER Guidance Kit Boards Bangladeshi F-7 Fighters

Bangladesh has exhibited ROKETSAN’s TEBER laser + GPS guidance kit for Mk-81 and Mk-82 GPBs, set to be used on Chinese-made F-7BGI fighter jets.

Turkish Submarines to Fire Turkish Cruise Missiles Soon
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Turkish Submarines to Fire Turkish Cruise Missiles Soon

Submarine Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Timur Yılmaz stated that firings of GEZGİN and ATMACA cruise missiles from submarines will commence soon.

Russia Hits Dnipro Dam with Cruise Missiles
Weapon / Missile Investment

Russia Hits Dnipro Dam with Cruise Missiles

Dnipro Dam of Ukraine in the city of Zaporizhzhia used as a hydroelectric power plant, was targeted by a Russian cruise missile strike using flare decoys.

Taiwan Deploys Hsiung Feng-IIE Long-Range Cruise Missiles
Weapon / Missile

Taiwan Deploys Hsiung Feng-IIE Long-Range Cruise Missiles

Taiwan will reportedly deploy the new Hsiung Feng-IIE long-range land attack cruise missiles to deter China.

Turkish Army Receives Anti-Tank Missiles and Modernised ACVs
Land Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Turkish Army Receives Anti-Tank Missiles and Modernised ACVs

Turkish Defence Ministry announced that the Army had received anti-tank missiles and Armoured Combat Vehicles (ACV) equipped with Aselsan's NEFER turrets.

Italy Acquires Additional 28 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II+
Weapon / Missile

Italy Acquires Additional 28 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II+

U.S. DSCA stated that Italy acquires an additional 28 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II+ Missiles and pays $90.6 million through the FMS channel.