Norwegian Aegis Frigate Struck by Oil Tanker Sinks

Norwegian Aegis Frigate Struck by Oil Tanker Sinks

On November 8, a Norwegian Aegis-equipped Fridtjof Nansen-class frigate collided with an oil tanker flagged from Malta after completing exercises as a part of the Trident Juncture wargames. The ship…

Romania Purchases Three Patriot Systems

Romania Purchases Three Patriot Systems

On November 2, Romania’s Ministry of Defense announced it has paid $395,847,480 (USD) for an additional three Patriot Advanced Configuration-3+ (PAC-3) Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Systems per a May…

Turkish Antiship Missile Approved for Mass Production

Turkish Antiship Missile Approved for Mass Production

On November 2, Turkish companies Rokestan and Aselsan signed a deal to jointly manufacture the indigenously developed Atmaca antiship cruise missile. The Atmaca missile is part of Turkey’s MILGEM National…

US Establishes New Missile Defense Command in Japan

US Establishes New Missile Defense Command in Japan

On October 30, a spokesperson for the Japanese Ministry of Defense confirmed reports that the U.S. has established a new ballistic missile defense command in the country. The site began…

India Signs Deal for Two Russian-Built Guided Missile Frigates

India Signs Deal for Two Russian-Built Guided Missile Frigates

On October 30, reports emerged that India completed a deal with Russia to acquire two Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356/Talwar-class) guided-missile frigates currently under construction in Kaliningrad to be delivered in…

Indian Navy to Receive Israeli Barak-8 LR-SAM

Indian Navy to Receive Israeli Barak-8 LR-SAM

On October 30, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced that it concluded a $777 million deal with India for the Barak-8 Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-SAM) Air and Missile Defense (AMD) system….

Yemen Missile War Update: October 4- 18

Yemen Missile War Update: October 4- 18

Between October 4 and October 18, Houthi forces fired at least one ballistic missile targeting Najran . Pro-Houthi media reported another eight missile launches targeting the Saudi provinces of Asir,…

Russian Army Accepts 40N6 Missile for S-400

Russian Army Accepts 40N6 Missile for S-400

The Russian army completed acceptance processes in September for the 40N6 long-range interceptor for use by its S-400 units. The Russian Aerospace Force plans to procure more than 1,000 40N6…

South Korea Delays L-SAM Flight Test

South Korea Delays L-SAM Flight Test

On October 15, the South Korean Agency for Defense Development announced that two flight tests of the L-SAM interceptor missile scheduled for this month will be postponed to November. The…