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Israel, US in abortive missile defence test

Israel, US in abortive missile defence test

Israel and the United States on Tuesday tested the Jewish state’s Arrow 3 ballistic missile interception system, the defence ministry said, with local media reporting the trial was cut short. “A target missile was successfully launched and tracked by the […]


US Air Force Approves Full Rate Production for Lockheed Martin’s JASSM-ER

US Air Force Approves Full Rate Production for Lockheed Martin’s JASSM-ER

The U.S. Air Force has approved full rate production for Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER). JASSM-ER successfully completed U.S. Air Force Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) flight testing in 2013. During IOT&E, the […]


Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty Between USSR, US in Details

Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty Between USSR, US in Details

On December 13, 2002, US President George W. Bush announced that the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty with the USSR. The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty) between the Soviet Union and the United States […]


Japan to Buy AIM-120C7 AMRAAM Missiles

Japan to Buy AIM-120C7 AMRAAM Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for AIM-120C7 AMRAAM missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $33 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile

India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile

India on Tuesday test-fired its nuclear capable strategic missile Agni-4 from a test range off eastern state of Odisha’s coast. Supported by a mobile launcher, the sleek missile was flight tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range at […]


Pakistan successfully test fires Hatf-VI ballistic missile

Pakistan successfully test fires Hatf-VI ballistic missile

Pakistan on Thursday conducted a successful training launch of intermediate range Shaheen-II (Hatf-VI) ballistic missile, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. The successful launch was the culminating point of the Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command. The […]


SM-3, SM-2s Take On Ballistic, Cruise Missile Targets During Simulated Missile Attack Exercise

SM-3, SM-2s Take On Ballistic, Cruise Missile Targets During Simulated Missile Attack Exercise

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, a U.S. Navy destroyer successfully engaged ballistic and cruise missile targets simultaneously with a Raytheon-made (RTN) Standard Missile-3 and Standard Missile-2s in a complex integrated air and missile defense exercise. “This test showcases […]


Better bomb-sniffing technology

Better bomb-sniffing technology

University of Utah engineers have developed a new type of carbon nanotube material for handheld sensors that will be quicker and better at sniffing out explosives, deadly gases and illegal drugs. A carbon nanotube is a cylindrical material that is […]


Russia test-fires submarine-based ICBM

Russia test-fires submarine-based ICBM

Russia has successfully tested a submarine-based inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. “The Sineva ICBM was launched from the underwater position. The warhead reached targets at the Kura range on the Kamchatka Peninsula,” the ministry’s press service […]


 
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