Missiles & Bombs News

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 […]


Successful Test of an AIM-9X Missile from Submarine

Raytheon Company, TEWKSBURY: A Raytheon-led team successfully launched an AIM-9X from a stationary, vertical platform last November. The missile successfully locked on after launch and hit its target in a test of its potential launch from a submarine. The test […]


Taiwan Says it Needs More U.S. Missiles

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Taiwan


Iran Secretly Tests New Surface-To-Surface Missile

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Berlin, Germany: Iran secretly tested a new surface-to-surface missile (SSM) on January 17, seeking to establish the measurements needed for long-range missiles, the German daily Die Welt reported in its issue to appear on Saturday. The test, conducted […]


Iran Boosts Air Defences With Locally Produced Missile

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Tehran, Iran: Iran's defence minister launched the domestic mass production of a new shoulder-fired air defence missile Sunday, a development presented as a major boost for the Islamic republic's armed forces. The defence ministry said in a statement […]


India Says Latest Nuclear Missile Ready For Launch

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, New Delhi, India: India on Friday announced it had completed all tests and was ready to deploy its latest nuclear-tipped missile, capable of striking targets at a distance of 3,000 kilometres (1,860 miles). “All technical parameters for the […]


First PAC-3 Stockpile Reliability Test Missiles Delivered

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS: Lockheed Martin recently delivered the first Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Stockpile Reliability Test (SRT) Missiles to the U.S. Army during a ceremony at Lockheed Martin's facility in Camden, AR. The delivery marked the first major milestone in […]


JASSM Continues Flight Successes

Lockheed Martin, ORLANDO: 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, on […]


MBDA and Raytheon Battle for Air-to-Air Missile Market Dominance

Forecast International, NEWTOWN: A recent analysis by Forecast International estimates that the market for air-to-air missiles will be worth $15.4 billion over the next 10 years, with Raytheon and MBDA sharing the lead. According to Larry Dickerson, Missile Analyst for […]


 
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