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Israel says missile tested in joint exercise with US

Israel says missile tested in joint exercise with US

Israel on Tuesday launched a missile over the Mediterranean in a joint exercise with the United States that came as Washington mulls punitive air strikes on Syria. Speculation mounted after the missile firing at 0615 GMT, with Russia’s defence ministry […]


Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed In Navy Exercises

Paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb Successfully Employed In Navy Exercises

Lockheed Martin’s paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome defence system: Netanyahu

Israel deploys Iron Dome defence system: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system to bolster its security as the West weighed military strikes on neighbouring Syria. But he echoed President Shimon Peres in insisting that Israel is not […]


Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

As the Syrian civil war drags into its third year with mounting casualties and misery among the civilian population, and the large-scale use of chemical weapons, interest in the possibility of military intervention by the United States and its allies […]


Supersonic P-800 Yakhont Cruise Missile Launch

Supersonic P-800 Yakhont Cruise Missile Launch

Russian Navy testing P-800 Oniks Yakhont Anti-ship Cruise Missile. Amazing footage showing lateral thrusters at work.


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 […]


 
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