Weapon / Missile News

Morocco Acquires Javelin ATGM
Weapon / Missile

Morocco Acquires Javelin ATGM

U.S. sells Javelin ATGM to Morocco through the FMS channel. The total cost of the acquisition programme is estimated at $260 million.

The EU Invests for War in Horizon
Weapon / Missile Investment

The EU Invests for War in Horizon

The European Commission allocates €500 million to boost 155 mm artillery shell production to strengthen the EU's defence industry.

Greece Receives 44 mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Greece Receives 44 mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes

According to the Greek publication To Vima, Hellenic Navy Receives 44 SeaHake mod4 Heavy-weight Torpedoes.

AKINCI UCAV Test-Fires Two UAV-230 Supersonic Missiles
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

AKINCI UCAV Test-Fires Two UAV-230 Supersonic Missiles

Baykar announced that it had fired two UAV-230 supersonic from AKINCI UCAV.

Russia Claims Using Thermobaric Weapon in Ukraine
Weapon / Missile

Russia Claims Using Thermobaric Weapon in Ukraine

Russia says it killed almost 300 Ukrainian soldiers with a thermobaric bomb, which Ukraine calls nonsense.

Dearsan’s SALVO USV Fires TRAKON Lite RCWS
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Dearsan’s SALVO USV Fires TRAKON Lite RCWS

Unirobotics' TRAKON Lite remote-controlled weapon system with a 12.7 mm HMG has been integrated into Dearsan’s SALVO USV.

ROKETSAN’s KMC Weapon System Spotted on MARLIN USV
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

ROKETSAN’s KMC Weapon System Spotted on MARLIN USV

KMC weapon system, developed by ROKETSAN to launch tactical-grade missiles with laser or IIR guidance, has been spotted on MARLIN USV.

AKINCI UCAV Fires UAV-122 Supersonic Missile
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

AKINCI UCAV Fires UAV-122 Supersonic Missile

A new firing test with ROKETSAN’s UAV-122 supersonic missile was conducted with Baykar’s AKINCI UCAV following the first test conducted in December 2023.

Turkish Army Receives new Anti-tank Vehicles
Land Weapon / Missile

Turkish Army Receives new Anti-tank Vehicles

Turkish MoD: "Our Land Forces Command has completed the inspection and acceptance activities of various Armoured Anti-Tank Vehicles."

AFRL Eyes Reusable Hypersonic Technologies
Weapon / Missile

AFRL Eyes Reusable Hypersonic Technologies

With the conclusion on AGM-183A ARRW rocket-boosted hypersonic glide weapon, AFRL is eyeing reusable hypersonic technologies for the 2030s.

U.S. Army Shelves Extended-Range Artillery Gun
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Army Shelves Extended-Range Artillery Gun

The ERCA programme has been cancelled, which aimed to increase the maximum range of artillery to 70-100 km with a long-barrel gun.

U.S. Army Increases Budget for NGSW Infantry Weapons
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Investment Country Defence Politics

U.S. Army Increases Budget for NGSW Infantry Weapons

The U.S. Army increased the Fiscal Year 2025 budget to acquire M7 rifles and M250 machine guns from $132.9 million to $367.3 million.

The U.S. Navy Announces Plans For Munition Acquisitions
Weapon / Missile Investment

The U.S. Navy Announces Plans For Munition Acquisitions

In the announced plan for FY24, USN and USMC are set to acquire some of the new weapon systems, such as the CPS hypersonic missile and JASSM-ER cruise missile.

Indonesia Acquires Roketsan’s ATMACA
Weapon / Missile

Indonesia Acquires Roketsan’s ATMACA

Indonesian Defence Ministry stated their plan to cooperate with Turkish defence company Roketsan to acquire ATMACA anti-ship missiles.