Missiles & Bombs News

Russia Upgrading Missile Warning Radar System

Agence France-Presse, Moscow, Russia: A major upgrade is underway of Russia's anti-missile early warning radar system, Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov was quoted as saying Wednesday by Interfax news agency. Ivanov said that the space- and ground-based system, launched in 1971, […]

US Ship To Bring Missile Defense Shield To Japan

Agence France-Presse, Tokyo, Japan: The US navy will station an Aegis-type destroyer at a port near Tokyo that would effectively make Japan part of the US missile defense shield, amid heated debate here over the American military presence. Admiral Gary […]

19 GQM-163A "Coyote" Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target (SSST) Missiles for USN

Orbital Sciences Corporation, DULLES: Orbital Sciences Corporation announced today that it has received the first full production order from the U.S. Navy for 19 GQM-163A “Coyote” Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target (SSST) missiles.   The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), based at Patuxent […]

Successful Ballistic Flight Test of the Precision Guided Mortar Munition

ATK, MINNEAPOLIS: In a series of flight tests conducted at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Alliant Techsystems successfully demonstrated the ballistic characteristics of the most advanced mortar round ever developed for the U.S. Army — ATK's precision guided mortar munition (PGMM). […]

NATO in Talks on Defense System With Poland

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Poland is playing an important role in NATO talks on the development of an anti-missile defense system, the military alliance

Missile Flight Test Program Targets New Successes

US Air Force, LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE: The Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile flight test program added two more successes to its record during recent tests conducted at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.   The program, one of Air Combat Command's priority […]

Georgia Accuses Russian Army of Selling Missiles to Separatists

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Georgia accused the Russian army of selling several surface-to-air missiles to the separatist region of Abkhazia on Feb. 13, a charge dismissed by Moscow. Georgian Defense Minister Irakly Okruashvili displayed a Strela missile to television cameras and legislators, […]

JASSM Continues Flight Successes

Lockheed Martin, Orlando FL: The Lockheed Martin JASSM, a stealthy, air-to-surface missile, recently conducted two successful flight tests at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), NM. The first launch, on January 25, was from a B-1 aircraft and the second, […]

Russia negotiates only air-defense systems with Iran – official

RIA Novosti, MOSCOW: Russia is not negotiating supplies of any weapons to Iran, except air defense systems, a senior official said Thursday. Mikhail Dmitriyev, the head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, said: “The contract on the […]

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