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The U.S. Army Operates a New Powerful S-Band Radar by Northrop Grumman

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Aircraft, missiles, rockets, mortars and artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians. These threats can be sophisticated or improvised, coming from hostile nations and non-state actors alike. The challenge of countering the wide range of threats is being met by

US Sells Lithuania 500 Tactical Vehicles Totaling $171 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lithuania of five hundred Joint Light Tactical Vehicles with support for an estimated cost of $170.8 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defene 360 Europe. Read more: Lithuania and Poland Discussed Military Cooperation

Russia Has Made a Massive Exercise of Iskander Missile Defence Formation

MOSCOW, (BM) - Missile formations of Russia’s Baltic Fleet have held drills in the Kaliningrad Region for eliminating a notional enemy’s subversive groups and stealthily deploying Iskander tactical missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia Modernizes and Rearms its Military in 2019.

Swedish Saab Delivers a Training Center for the Belgian Army Totaling $17 Million

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - The Belgian Army has awarded Saab an SEK160 million (USD17 million) contract for live training systems, the company announced on 19 August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. The equipment is to be delivered in 2021. Read more: Indra Has Developed an Innovative Military Training Simulator With the

Raytheon Will Deliver to the U.S. Army Optically Tracked Wireless-Guided Missiles

TUCSON, (BM) - Raytheon Company will deliver additional tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles for the TOW weapon system under a $101 million U.S. Army contract announced by the U.S. Department of Defense on May 10, 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Raytheon Has Been Awarded a $355 Million Contract for High

The U.S. Tested a New Ground-Based Cruise Missile, Russia Saw a Conspiracy

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW, (BM) - The United States has tested a new ground-based cruise missile that is capable covering 500 kilometers in range, less than three weeks after officially exiting an arms treaty that banned such systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News and TASS. Read more: Russia’s Defence Ministry Suggests the U.S.

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

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

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

Uzbekistan Has Received New Ejder Yalchin TTZA Armored Vehicles

TASHKENT, (BM) - The Armed Forces of Uzbekistan has received the next batch of Ejder Yalchin TTZA armored vehicles produced by Turkish company Nurol Makina, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Polygon Journal. Armored vehicles were handed over to military units at a ceremony held on August 2 at the Chirchik landfill. Read more: Innovative

The U.S. Invests in Anti-Aircraft and Anti-Drone Advanced Radar Systems

SYRACUSE, (BM) - The United States Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin three contracts to produce additional Q-53 systems and outfit the radar with enhanced capabilities, including extended range and counter unmanned aerial system (CUAS) surveillance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Lockheed Martin Will Extend the Range of the

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