Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Topic: air defense

Russian military awards contract for ten S-500 air defense systems

Russian Defence Ministry on Thursday confirmed that it has awarded Russia's state arms group Almaz-Antey a contract for the first batch of the S-500 Prometey air defense systems. "The...

Russia shows its new S-500 air defense system in action

The Russian Ministry of Defense has released video footage that showing the test launch of the newest S-500 surface-to-air missile system. For the first time, the Russian military reveals its...

U.S. Army awards $320M contract to Raytheon for Stinger production

American defense industry giant Raytheon was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army for Stinger surface-to-air missile system production. The contract, from Army Contracting Command and announced on Monday,...

LUCH to develop SD-300 mid-range air defense system for Ukrainian Army

The Kyiv-based state design bureau LUCH has taken the opportunity at the Arms and Security exhibition being held in Kyiv from 15 to 18 June to unveil...

U.S. Army could get up to 400 launchers of the new air defense system

The U.S. Army is seeking proposals for new, innovative solutions to address the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2 (IFPC Inc 2) requirements to develop a new...

U.S. Army opens Patriot missile storage facility in Japan

The U.S. Army has opened a new Patriot missile storage facility in Japan to react faster than ever before to threats in the region. According to a recent...

U.S. Army awards contract to Lockheed Martin for new Stinger warheads

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, to supply fuzes warheads of the Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System...

Rheinmetall assembles team to bid for future German air defense system

German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has assembled a team with Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG of Überlingen and Hensoldt Sensors GmbH of Taufkirchen to cooperate in a...

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