Missiles & Bombs

Missiles & Bombs

Russia's KBP Instrument Design Bureau is considering developing a special tracked version of its Pantsir (SA-22 Greyhound) self-propelled anti-aircraft gun and missile system for use in the Arctic. The Pantsir is typically mounted on a wheeled chassis, however its maneuverability in the heavy snow is "significantly restricted," Vladimir Popov, director...
The Indian army is set to get an artillery boost with a proposal being moved to raise six new regiments of the ilocal-made Pinaka Multi-Launcher Rocket System (MLRS). Sources said the Indian army has moved a proposal to add six new regiments with a total of 108 launchers, to...
Brazil, Venzuela, Chile, Argentina and South Africa have expressed interest in buying Indo-Russian supersonic cruise missile system BrahMos. The LatAm countries have been in talks with officials from BrahMos and expressed interest in mobile autonomous launchers for coastal defense batteries, ship-based weapon complex for submarines and frigates. The BrahMos ...
The Defence Project to enhance Air Force’s ‘smart bombs’ achieved a significant milestone with the acceptance of the first production set of Australian designed and manufactured range-extending wing kits. Known as the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), and manufactured by Boeing Defense, Space and Security, smart bombs provide an all-weather...
28 April, the Pacific Fleet (PF) Coastal Troops’ formation held the first launch from the new missile system ‘Bal’, which came into the brigade’service at the end of last year. Division, having made 200-kilometer march from the point of home station, deployed on the move on an unequipped position and...
The surprising move by Libya Dawn that resulted in the conversion of several S-125 surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) into surface-to-surface missiles is not the only of its kind in Libya. Indeed, initiated at roughly the same time, Libya Dawn also worked on the conversion of 2K12 SAMs to the surface-to-surface...
S-400 Triumf systems spotted in Petropavlovsk in the Russian Far East. The S-400 Triumf , previously known as S-300PMU-3, is a new generation anti-aircraft weapon system developed by Russia's Almaz Central Design Bureau as an upgrade of the S-300 family. It is currently in service with the Russian Armed Forces. The...
Poland said on Tuesday it would buy Raytheon's Patriot missiles from the United States and chose Europe's Airbus utility helicopters for further tests, albeit reducing the size of this potential order. The choice of suppliers in military contracts, worth an estimated $8 billion, strikes a transatlantic balance as eastern Europe's...

Indonesian Marines started to use Ukrainian-made BTR-4M amphibious wheeled armoured personnel...

Marine battalion of Indonesian Marine Corps has officially began using of five Ukrainian BTR-4M, which were delivered by "SpetsTechnoExport" in January this year. This...

Ukraine is expected to unveil its upgraded T-84 tanks during celebration...

Ukraine is expected to unveil its upgraded T-84 main battle tanks (MBTs) during a 24 August parade as part of the 26th anniversary of...

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UkrOboronProm shows off the firepower of its BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers

Ukroboronprom defence industry concern demonstrated successful test of modern BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers. SE «Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau», which is part of Ukrainian state-run...

Belarus develops upgrade package for T-72 tanks

Belarus's "140 repair plant" has developed an upgrade package for the main battle tanks (MBTs). The new upgraded T-72BME main battle tank was displayed the...