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French Naval Cruise Missile Scores Test Success

French Naval Cruise Missile Scores Test Success

On 1st July 2013, the French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) successfully carried out the first qualification firing of the naval cruise missile (MdCN or Missile de Croisière Naval). The firing, which took place at the DGA’s Biscarrosse missile test […]


Navy Successfully Tests Long Range Attack Projectile

Navy Successfully Tests Long Range Attack Projectile

The Navy announced July 2 that it successfully conducted four Long Range Land Attack Projectile (LRLAP) guided flight tests at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. All four missions accurately guided the projectile to the target approximately 45 nautical miles from […]


US missile defense test fails: Pentagon

US missile defense test fails: Pentagon

America’s missile defense system failed on Friday in a test over the Pacific, with an interceptor failing to hit an incoming ballistic missile, the Pentagon said. The miss represented yet another setback for the costly ground-based interceptors, which have not […]


NATO Contracts Major Missile Defence Upgrade

NATO Contracts Major Missile Defence Upgrade

Thales Raytheon Systems announces the signature on 20th June of a €136 million contract with NATO to produce and deploy a Theater Ballistic Missile Defense capability to be integrated with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS). This is […]


South Korea to buy European missiles

South Korea to buy European missiles

South Korea will buy European bunker-busting missiles as the United States refused to sell the same kind of weapons to the country, the state procurement agency said Wednesday. At a meeting presided over by Defence Minister Kim Kwan-Jin, the Defence […]


Eurofighter Signs Contract for Meteor Integration

Eurofighter Signs Contract for Meteor Integration

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH has today signed a weapon system integration contract with NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, to facilitate and secure integration of MBDA’s Meteor Beyond Visual Range Missile system. The contract was signed at the Paris […]


Lockheed Martin Conducts Successful PAC-3 MSE Missile Flight Test

Lockheed Martin Conducts Successful PAC-3 MSE Missile Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) Missile successfully engaged, intercepted and destroyed two different threat representative targets during a flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The first target engagement involved two PAC-3 MSE Missiles ripple […]


Putin holds back on Syria missile delivery

Putin holds back on Syria missile delivery

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Moscow has held back on delivering sophisticated S-300 missiles to the Syrian regime, while UN investigators said they have “reasonable grounds” to believe both sides in the conflict have used chemical weapons. Putin, […]


US to send Patriot missiles, F-16s to Jordan for drill

US to send Patriot missiles, F-16s to Jordan for drill

The United States will send a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there to counter the threat posed by Syria’s civil war, officials said Monday. The Patriot missile launchers […]


 
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