US Air Force (USAF) announces successful “hypersonic missile” test

In response to mounting worries that China and Russia have had more success creating their own hypersonic weapons, the USAF announced on Wednesday that the United States recently conducted a successful test of a Lockheed Martin Corp. hypersonic missile. The Air-Launched Rapid...

Everything you need to know about “Tomahawk Cruise Missile”

Tomahawk is an American-origin cruise missile with Anti-Ship and Land attack capabilities. It belongs to the class of sub-sonic and intermediate-range cruise missiles. It can be launched from ships and submarines. Tomahawk missiles have a striking range of about 1000 miles...

Pakistan’s Missile: Ra’ad Air Launched Cruise Missile

Hatf-VIII (Raad) is an Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM). It has a range of 600 kilometers & can carry Conventional as well as Nuclear warheads. In 2007,  Ra’ad was successfully tested using PAF’s Mirage-III EA. Ra’ad’s design is very different from the...

Naval Warfare


Indo-Russian joint venture starts manufacturing Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles for Indian Army

Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited, a joint venture between Russia and India, registered and located in India, whose founders on the Russian side are Rosoboronexport and Kalashnikov Concern (both are subsidiaries of the Rostec State Corporation), has started producing Kalashnikov assault rifles. "Russia...

Land Warfare

BAE Systems Successfully Tests Guided Projectile

In partnership with the U.S. Army, BAE Systems successfully fired a Sub-Caliber Artillery Long-Range Projectile with Enhanced Lethality, our concept for the U.S. Army’s XM1155 sub-caliber program, from a 155 mm XM907E2 58 caliber cannon and impacted a fixed target beyond...

Raytheon Technologies awarded $619 million US Navy contract for SPY-6 family of radars

Raytheon Technologies was awarded a $619 million contract to continue to produce AN/SPY-6(V) radars for the U.S. Navy. This is the second option exercised from the March 2022 hardware, production, and sustainment contract that is valued at up to $3 billion...

Saab Signs Ground Combat Framework Agreements with NATO Support and Procurement Agency

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has placed a call-off order for Carl-Gustaf ammunition with deliveries planned 2023-2025 as well as a call-off order for AT4 with deliveries planned 2023-2024. The AT4 framework agreement will be valid until 2026, whilst...

Rohde & Schwarz presents next generation Electronic Warfare (EW) solutions at SOFINS

Rohde & Schwarz supports missions with scalable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems that can be integrated in various platforms. Exchangeable sensor subsystems are available and can be used in manual or automated EW. This year’s Special Operations Forces Innovation Network...

Nigeria Security Expo 2023: Meet Africa’s Defence And Security Who-Is-Who

Abuja, Nigeria – The 6th of Nigeria Security Expo (NISEC EXPO) shall be hosted under the patronage of His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria supported by other high-profile key government delegates and functionaries from across...

Greece on the Spotlight of Geopolitical Developments

The upgraded role of Greece in the geopolitical forefront of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, as well as the “rebirth” of the Hellenic defence industry, will be a main focal of the international defence and security exhibition DEFEA – Defence...


Sejjil Medium Range Ballistic Missile

Designed & developed by Iran, Sejjil is a medium-range ballistic missile. Sejjil is a solid-fueled missile with a reported range of around 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) and a payload...

Otokar to showcase 6 vehicles at IDEX 2023

Otokar, the global land systems manufacturer of Turkey, participates in the IDEX International Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on February 20-24, 2023....

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US Withdrawal from Afghanistan and its Foreign Policy; An Analysis

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Killing of Dr. Mohsen Fakhri Zadeh

The killing of an Iran’s top nuclear scientist Dr. Mohsen Fakhri Zadeh has caused prodigious uproar in the country. He was considered as the mastermind of Iran’s nuclear ambitions and his...