Missiles & Bombs News

Conventional Missile System to Provide Diverse, Rapid Capabilities

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The conventional “Trident” missile program the Pentagon will ask Congress to fund is part of a larger strategy to better address diverse threats facing the United States and will further the country's defense goals, a […]


US General Says Missile Tests Reflect Great Advance by N Korea

Indian Government News, The commander of US troops in South Korea says short-range missiles recently test-fired by North Korea are “a quantum leap forward” from the communist-led nation's previous missile capabilities.   Appearing before the House of Representatives' Armed Services Committee, […]


Officials: North Korea Fires Two Missiles

Voice of America, The United States has called North Korea's missile programs a global threat after the communist nation reportedly fired two missiles near its border with China.   Media reports differed on whether the missiles were launched as a test […]


North Korea Test Fires Two Missiles Near Border With China

Agence France-Presse, Tokyo: North Korea on Wednesday test-fired two missiles near its border with China, Japanese news reports said. The Stalinist state carried out the missile tests at around 9:00 am (0000 GMT) and at noon (0300 GMT), Nippon Television […]


Israeli Says Arrow Missile Can Hit Iranian Shihab Missiles

United Press International, WASHINGTON: Senior Israeli defense officials are publicly proclaiming the reliability of their Arrow anti-ballistic missile interceptor in what appears to be a clear deterrence warning to Iran not to try and launch any nuclear missile strike against […]


Joint US-Japan Missile Defense Test Successful

Lockheed Martin, The Aegis-equipped cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG-70) successfully launched a Standard Missile (SM)-3 with a cooperatively engineered, experimental nosecone. The experimental nosecone is the result of joint cooperative research by the Missile Defense Agency, Japan Defense Agency (JDA) […]


U.S. Calls N. Korea

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE , The United States on March 8 called North Korea


Standard Missile 3 Demonstrates Clamshell Nosecone Design

Raytheon, Tucson AZ: A Raytheon Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) successfully demonstrated proper separation of an advanced clamshell nosecone during a flight test mission off Hawaii today. The test was a major milestone for the United States-Japan Joint Cooperative Research (JCR) program, […]


Japan, U.S. To Test Missile Defense System

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Japan and the United States will test-fire an interceptor of their jointly developed next-generation shipborne missile system later this week, a Japanese defense official said March 7. The two allies are currently developing a new version of the […]


 
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