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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

Raytheon Developing System to Defeat Drones with Speed-of-light Technologies

MCKINNEY, (BM) - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will deploy two prototype high energy laser weapon systems to troops overseas under a U.S. Air Force contract, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Air Force experimentation includes 12 months of in-field operation against unmanned aerial systems and operator training. Read more: Raytheon`s

Innovative Armored Fighting Vehicle Was Unveiled by Israel`s Elbit Systems

HAIFA, (BM) - Elbit Systems has concluded extensive testing and carried out a series of successful capability demonstrations of its innovative Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV), as part of the CARMEL Future Combat Vehicle project of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company statement. Read more: Elbit

The Latest Russia`s Taifun Armored Vehicle Will Start Arriving for the Troops in 2020

MOSCOW, (BM) - The latest Taifun K4386 armored vehicle developed for Russia’s Airborne Force will start arriving for the troops in 2020, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "The state trials are coming to their concluding stage. We expect the deliveries of Taifun K4386 vehicles to begin in 2020 but only the Defense Ministry can give a

Russia Unveiled the New Armored Vehicles Atlet, the Tests are Coming

MOSCOW, (BM) - The latest Atlet armored vehicles developed by Military Industrial Company will enter preliminary trials on August 5, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "From Monday , the prototypes of the Atlet armored vehicles are entering the program of preliminary trials," company CEO Alexander Krasovitsky said. Read more:

The Pantsyr-S Surface-to-Air Missile/Gun Systems Have Assumed Combat Duty in Russia

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first battalion of Pantsyr-S surface-to-air missile/gun systems has assumed combat duty in Russia’s Northern Fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS and according the Fleet’s press office statement. "The first battalion in the Northern Fleet’s Kola air defense formation armed with Pantsyr-S surface-to-air

Germany Spends $105,5 Million for Patriot Missile Defense System Upgrade

ANDOVER, (BM) - Raytheon Company is upgrading Germany's Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System to the most current configuration available under a $105.5 million direct commercial sales contract from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Raytheon statement. Read more: Rheinmetall and BAE

Egypt Plans to Modify Its M48A3 Chaparral Fire Unit System Totaling $17 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Egypt plans to modify its M48A3 Chaparral Fire Unit system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according US DoD statement on Friday. Read more: Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles Have Been Delivered to Egypt According the signed contract, ProjectXYZ Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $17,227,000 firm-fixed-price

Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles Have Been Delivered to Egypt

LONDON, (BM) - Egypt has received 930 surplus US mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs) and has requested another 1,000, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Read more: Egypt Will Buy Six Frigates from Germany at a Total Value of 2.3 Billion Euros It said the final shipment of 101 MRAPs arrived in Alexandria in May,

Spike Missile Weapon System by Eurospike Was Presented in Sofia, Bulgaria

SOFIA, (BM) - The based in Germany joint venture Eurospike presented at a special event yesterday in Sofia`s hotel its own Spike missile weapon system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The company unveiled more details about Spike SR short-range missile system, Spike LR2 5th generation multi-purpose missile system and Spike ER2 5th generation

Bulgaria Plans to Select an Armored Vehicles Supplier in December 2019

SOFIA, (BM) - Bulgaria has announced on Friday, July 19, 2019, a tender for the supply of 150 wheeled armored vehicles for its armed forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition and Bulgarian MoD. The Bulgaria Ministry of Defense has invited four Defense Companies to send an offer, including Rheinmetall- Krauss-Maffei Wegmann

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