According Iraq, Israel is Responsible for the Explosions in the Saqr Military Base

BAGHDAD, (BM) - An Iraqi defense official blamed Israel for carrying out strikes in the country with US backing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Following the series of explosions earlier this week in a weapons depot controlled by an Iranian-backed militia in Baghdad, the official told Asharq Al-Awsat that “It is obvious

Rheinmetall Has Developed New 60mm Mortar for Infantry and Special Forces

DUSSELDORF, (BM) - Rheinmetall has developed the new "RSG60," a 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. A few quick manual adjustments turn the 15.8 kg standard infantry version into a commando mortar weighing just 6.8 kg, with no need for tools. This makes the RSG60 a two-in-one solution, the company said in

The U.S. Department of Defense Signed Contracts Totaling $609 Million on August 13

WASHINGTON, (BM) – According official statement of U.S. DoD, the signed contracts by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on August 13, 2019 are as follows: AIR FORCE - DTH Corp., Newport News, Virginia (FA4830-19-D-A002); S&W Sales and Service LLC, Fort Valley, Georgia (FA4830-19-D-A003); Artesian Contracting Company Inc., Albany, Georgia

Bahrain Purchases Raytheon`s Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems

ANDOVER, (BM) - The Kingdom of Bahrain signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon's combat-proven Patriot air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Bahrain Spends $2.478 Billion for Patriot Missile Systems and Equipment This letter of offer and acceptance allows the U.S. government to begin

Israeli Spike NLOS Missile Will Be Tested from U.S. Apache Helicopters

JERUSALEM, (BM) - The US Army will hold a demonstration later this month to determine if it can fire Rafael Spike Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) missiles from US helicopters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: Rafael performed a first test of launch of its Spike –NLOS from a light vehicle (video) The service is set

‘Hundreds of Rockets to Rain on Israel’, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar Promised

BEIRUT, (BM) - Hamas officials told Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar that recent attacks were unauthorized by them, despite the terrorists using Hamas issued weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Jerusalem Post. Read more: A New War Between Israel and Palestinian Factions is Not Far Away, a Correspondent Reports Hamas officials

Successfully Test-Fired an Israeli Spyder Air Defense Missile by the Indian Force

NEWS DELHI, (BM) - On 9 August, the Indian Air Force successfully test-fired an Israeli-made Rafael IAI Spyder air defense missile from the Pokhran Test Range, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. Read more: India Buys Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Systems for $50 Million The Spyder (Surface-to-air PYthon and

The U.S. Department of Defense Signed Contracts Totaling $358 Million on August 12

WASHINGTON, (BM) – According official statement of U.S. DoD, the signed contracts by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on August 12, 2019 are as follows: ARMY - Birdon America Inc., Denver, Colorado, was awarded a $196,941,052 firm-fixed-price contract for acquisition of M30 bridge erection boats, crew protection kits, stock lists, tools,

Germany Warns US: Don’t Provoke a New Dramatic Escalation in Relations with Russia

BERLIN, (BM) - Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Berlin, told local media on Friday last week that Europe’s largest economy was still not paying enough for its defense, despite repeated calls by Washington, BulgarianMilitary.com reported. “It is really insulting to expect that the U.S. taxpayer will continue to pay for more than 50,000

US Military Buys Two Iron Dome Missile Defence Systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The contract to purchase two Iron Dome systems for the U.S. Army’s interim cruise missile defense capability has been finalized, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News and according to the deputy in charge of the service’s air and missile defense modernization efforts. Iron Dome was co-developed by American

Iran Unveiled a New Radar Air Defense System

TEHRAN, (BM) - Iran unveiled a new radar air defense system on Saturday it says is capable of detecting missiles and drones at a range of 400 kilometers (250 miles), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: Iran Has Developed Highly Capable Surface-to-air Missile (SAM) Systems The “Falaq” is a locally overhauled

Turkey is Looking for New Fighter Jets and Considers Buying Russian Su-35

ANKARA, (BM) - The Turkish government is considering Russia's proposal to purchase a batch of Su-35 fighter jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting News.ru. According to the Yeni Safak newspaper, Turkish authorities asked all the relevant departments to evaluate the Russian proposal. The negotiations with Russia will star if the positive

A Russia`s Combat Helicopter Fires Two Missiles Against Two Different Targets at a Time

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s latest Mil Mi-28NM attack helicopter has received the capability to strike two targets at a time with missiles, Air Force Commander, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Aerospace Force Sergei Dronov said in an interview with the Defense Ministry’s newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read

The U.S. Department of Defense Signed Contracts Totaling $490 Million on August 9

WASHINGTON, (BM) – According official statement of U.S. DoD, the signed contracts by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on August 9, 2019 are as follows: NAVY - Lockheed Martin Corp., Moorestown, New Jersey, is awarded a $176,339,634 firm-fixed-priced, performance-based logistics contract for the repair of 1,672 different head-of-family part

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