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Russia to send Syria missiles as spillover fears grow

Russia to send Syria missiles as spillover fears grow

Russia insisted Tuesday it would deliver anti-aircraft missiles to Syria despite international criticism, as fears of spillover from the conflict grew after three Lebanese soldiers were killed in a border-area attack. Israel warned Russia it would “know what to do” […]


Jordan seeks to deploy Patriot missiles: minister

Jordan seeks to deploy Patriot missiles: minister

Jordan, which shares borders with war-torn Syria, said on Sunday it is in talks with “friendly countries” to deploy Patriot missiles on its territory after a similar move by Turkey. “Jordan wishes to deploy Patriot missile batteries in order to […]


US missile defense still plagued by technical doubts

US missile defense still plagued by technical doubts

Three decades after Ronald Reagan launched his “Star Wars” project, the costly missile defense program has become a pillar of US strategy despite lingering doubts about its technology. No longer designed to counter a Soviet nuclear attack, the anti-missile network […]


Minuteman III Test Missile Launches from Vandenberg AFB

Minuteman III Test Missile Launches from Vandenberg AFB

Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile here during an operational test at 6:27 a.m. PST, today. Col. Brent McArthur, the 30th Space Wing’s Vice Wing Commander, was the launch decision authority. The launch team, under the direction […]


Lockheed Martin Conducts First EMD Flight Test of New GMLRS Warhead

Lockheed Martin Conducts First EMD Flight Test of New GMLRS Warhead

Lockheed Martin has conducted the first Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) flight of the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Launched from a HIMARS mobile launcher, the GMLRS rocket flew 35 […]


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 […]


 
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