Missiles & Bombs

Missiles & Bombs

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has successfully completed a firing trail with LORA (Long-Range Artillery weapon system) as the conclusive stage of several deals that involve the system. The experiment consisted of launching a long-range LORA missile to a pre-planned target. LORA is an artillery weapon system which consists of a...
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Russia has test-fired a Iskander-M Short-Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) during the Dushanbe Anti-Terror 2017 exercise in Tajikistan. This is the first time the missile is launched outside of Russian territory. During the final stage of the exercises, the Missile Forces military destroyed simulated terrorists, while being in 140 kilometers from...
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, achieved a significant milestone with the delivery of the 500th Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) to the U.S. Navy. AARGM provides a key capability to U.S. and allied forces to defeat enemy surface-to-air radar systems. The occasion was marked...
The Egyptian Armed Forces have received the first batch of missiles for the S-300VM Antey-2500 missile defense system, the menadefense.net reported on Tuesday. Egypt will be officially the fist export client for this advanced system that can intercept and destroy aircrafts and missiles (including balistic ones) in large radius area....
France formally handed over the first anti-tank missile system with HOT missiles to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) on 29 May, the French embassy in Beirut announced. The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) received VCAC Mephisto anti-tank missile launcher vehicles and 48 HOT 2 missiles, which have a range of 4,000 m. The VCAC Mephisto is...
The South Korea's arms procurement agency, Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has declared it is ready to start mass-producing a new Hyeongung mid-range infantry guided missile. According to procurement agency, on 1 June that the Hyeongung anti-tank missile had passed “quality certification” trials held in late May and that LIG Nex1...
North Korean state media claims the country has tested a "a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon." State-run media KCNA said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un watched the test and said that defects in the system have been fixed. The South Korean military said they detected a firing in the...
The Belarus-based innovative enterprise Scientific Production Limited Liability Company OKB TSP (SPLLC OKB TSP) displayed its new medium-range surface-to-air missile system concept for the first time at the MILEX 2017 exhibition in Minsk. According to bsblog.info, the new surface-to-air missile system is the first of its kind to be designed and built...

Azerbaijan’s army receives more 9M123 Khrizantema anti-tank missile systems

The Azerbaijani Army has received a new batch of new 9M123 Khrizantema anti-tank missile systems from the Russian Federation, said azeridefence.com June 24. A large batch...

Ukrainian military received overhauled An-26 transport aircraft

State Enterprise «PLANT 410 CA», which is the part of the SC “UkrOboronProm”, hosted the official handover ceremony of overhauled Antonov An-26 military transport aircraft...

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Russia’s army orders Terminator fire support combat vehicles

The Russian Defence Forces has signed a contract with UralVagonZavod company for the purchase of an undisclosed number of Terminator fire support combat vehicles. That was...

Russia tests T-14 Armata battle tank’s strike capabilities

Russian machine building company Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) started test-fired of T-14 Armata next-generation battle tanks at the Staratel test range in Nizhny Tagil. That was reported...