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India Test-Fires BrahMos Missile from Ship

India Test-Fires BrahMos Missile from Ship

India test-launched a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Russian-built guided missile frigate Tarkash off the coast of Goa on Wednesday, a defense ministry source told RIA Novosti. “The missile performed a maneuver in the pre-determined flight path and successfully […]


North Korea fires sixth missile in three days

North Korea fires sixth missile in three days

North Korea fired a sixth short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Monday, defying warnings from UN chief Ban Ki-moon and South Korea after a flurry of similar tests at the weekend. The latest firing was confirmed by the […]


North Korea Test-Fires 4th Short-Range Missile

North Korea Test-Fires 4th Short-Range Missile

North Korea fired its fourth short-range missile in the past two days into waters off its east coast on Sunday, despite calls for restraint from South Korea and other countries in the region, as well as the United Nations. The […]


North Korea test-fires another short-range missile

North Korea test-fires another short-range missile

North Korea Sunday test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, its fourth in two days, despite pleas from South Korea and the UN chief to halt the launches at a time of high tensions. The guided missile was fired […]


US Sees China Missile Launch As Test of Muscle

US Sees China Missile Launch As Test of Muscle

The U.S. government believes a Chinese missile launch this week was the first test of a new interceptor that could be used to destroy a satellite in orbit, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Wednesday. China launched a rocket […]


Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Test

Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Test

The Missile Defense Agency and Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie conducted a successful flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system yesterday, Pentagon officials reported. In the test, the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense 4.0 weapon system and […]


JASSM Extended Range Successfully Completes Iot&E Flight Testing

JASSM Extended Range Successfully Completes Iot&E Flight Testing

Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Extended Range successfully completed U.S. Air Force Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) flight testing, scoring 20 successes in 21 flights, a success rate of 95 percent. The JASSM-ER missiles demonstrated their effectiveness […]


Lockheed and the MDA Conduct Test of New Air-Launched Missile Target Prototype

Lockheed and the MDA Conduct Test of New Air-Launched Missile Target Prototype

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have successfully tested a prototype air-launched Extended Medium-range Ballistic Missile (eMRBM) target at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. In the test, a full-scale prototype of the eMRBM target was released from the […]


Missile Defense: Opportunity to Refocus on Strengthening Acquisition Management

Missile Defense: Opportunity to Refocus on Strengthening Acquisition Management

The Department of Defense’s (DOD) Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has made some recent progress gaining important knowledge for its Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) by successfully conducting several important tests. In addition, the agency made substantial improvements to the clarity […]


 
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