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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 […]


South Korea Requests AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles

South Korea Requests AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on July 18th of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea (ROK) of 260 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome near Red Sea resort of Eilat

Israel deploys Iron Dome near Red Sea resort of Eilat

Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system near the Red Sea resort of Eilat, which is close to the border with Egypt, an army spokeswoman said. “An Iron Dome battery was deployed this morning in Eilat,” the spokeswoman told […]


The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Burke Chair is issuing a fully updated version of the second volume in a new series of reports on the Gulf Military Balance. The new volume is called The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions. […]


Additional Missile Defense Tests Necessary, DoD Official

Additional Missile Defense Tests Necessary, DoD Official

Following recent testing failures, the director of the Missile Defense Agency told Congress today that he is committed to a full evaluation of the way forward for the nation’s ballistic missile defense system. Navy Vice Adm. James Syring told members […]


B-1 test squadron demonstrates anti-ship missile

B-1 test squadron demonstrates anti-ship missile

DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron successfully completed their first captive carry test of a Long Range Anti-Ship Missile on-board a B-1 Bomber June 17, marking a significant step forward toward the B-1′s role in […]


Israel tests rocket system: ministry

Israel tests rocket system: ministry

Israel on Friday staged what it said was a planned test of a rocket propulsion system at a military base on the Mediterranean coast. Israeli media, citing analysts, said the test appeared to be of a version of the Jericho […]


 
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