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Picatinny to remove tons of toxins from lethal rounds

Picatinny to remove tons of toxins from lethal rounds

An enemy convoy transporting a supply of fuel rumbles across the desert floor, an ideal target for armor-piercing incendiary projectiles. These projectiles are most useful for “after-armor effects,” such as an incandescent flash immediately after penetrating a hard target. The […]


US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

CBS News has learned that the Pentagon is making the initial preparations for a cruise missile attack on Syrian government forces. We say “initial preparations” because such an attack won’t happen until the president gives the green light. And it […]


Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test

Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test

Raytheon’s new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully launched a PAC-3 missile to engage a tactical ballistic missile (TBM) target at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This test was the culmination of two years of testing of the […]


US nuclear missile unit deemed ‘unsatisfactory’

US nuclear missile unit deemed ‘unsatisfactory’

The US Air Force gave a nuclear missile unit an “unsatisfactory” rating, according to a statement released Tuesday, in a setback for strategic forces after a similar incident in May. An inspection conducted August 5-13 assessed the 341st Missile Wing’s […]


Russia Begins Construction of New Anti-Missile Radar

Russia Begins Construction of New Anti-Missile Radar

The construction of an advanced early missile warning radar will begin on Tuesday in central Russia to enhance the capabilities of the country‚Äôs missile defenses, a Defense Ministry spokesman said. The new Voronezh-class radar will be built near the town […]


Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing

Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing

The U.S. Navy completed the first fleet firing of Raytheon’s Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 as part of its ongoing developmental and operational testing (DT/OT). In an at-sea test conducted from the USS Arlington (LPD 24), two RAM Block 2 […]


US Army and USAF intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM

US Army and USAF intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM

The U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force intercepted for the first time an anti-ship cruise missile surrogate using Raytheon’s Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) cued by JLENS. An affordable, elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system, JLENS uses a powerful integrated […]


Russia has not delivered Syria S-300s: report

Russia has not delivered Syria S-300s: report

Russia has not delivered advanced S-300 missile systems ordered by Syria although several have been built and Damascus has paid a multi-million deposit, Vedomosti daily reported Friday, citing arms industry sources. A batch of the systems was due to be […]


New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

Iran has developed a second rocket-launching facility which will likely be used to test ballistic missiles, a London-based defence analysis group said Thursday. IHS Jane’s said it had pinpointed the site outside the city of Shahrud, around 350 kilometres (220 […]


 
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