German Army contracts guided missiles for MARS rocket systems

Germany’s Army, known as the Bundeswehr, plans to procure a batch of new unitary guided missiles with a unitary warhead for the MARS II rocket launcher. According to a press release issued on 2 July by Bundeswehr, the national parliament of the Federal Republic has approved the acquisition of new MARS II rockets. The contract, […]

July 6, 2020

Russia develops new radar for tracking hypersonic-speed threats

The ‘Krasnaya Zvezda’ newspaper cited Russia’s Aerospace Force Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Sergei Surovikin as saying that Russian specialists are developing a new radar system for tracking hypersonic-speed threats include in near space. “Work is underway to develop a new radar station Nioby for radio-technical troops using the latest components. The radar system’s technical characteristics will […]

July 4, 2020

South Korea’s new air defense system enters full-rate production

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) awarded the Hanwha Defense a full-rate production contract for the new Anti-Aircraft Gun Wheeled Vehicle System (AAGW). The local media reported that Hanwha Defense won a $207.66 million for a contract to launch full-rate production of the newest Republic of Korea’s advanced air defense system. The AAGW is […]

June 28, 2020

Serbia demonstrates new domestically produced artillery rocket system

Defense industry leaders in Serbia presented the home-built modular Oganj self-propelled multiple rocket launcher capable of firing several different guided and unguided artillery rockets or even anti-tank guide missiles. The new weapon system, called the LRSVM M-18, was unveiled during the visit of the Serbian Minister of Defence, Aleksandar Vulin to the “Nikinci” Weapons and […]

June 23, 2020