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Meteor BVRAAM

Janes Defence Weekly, It had once been planned to use only the Eurofighter for Meteor's airborne trials, but now the Gripen will lead the flight test team as the only available 'mature' platform. The first preliminary test flight with an […]


S-400 regiment to go on combat duty in 2006

RIA Novosti, MOSCOW: An air defense regiment equipped with S-400 missile systems will go on combat duty in 2006, the commander of the Russian Air Force said Tuesday. “Last year we completed the tests of the S-400 air defense system, […]


Missile Defense Program Moves Forward

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The Missile Defense Agency continues to move forward in its efforts to protect the nation against a ballistic missile attack.   In December, the Missile Defense Agency placed its eighth interceptor missile into an underground silo […]


Sea-Based X-Band Radar Arrives at Pearl Harbor

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


Successfull Tests of the Loitering Attack Missile Warhead

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin, part of the NetFires LLC with Raytheon Company, recently performed eight successful tests of the Non-Line-of-Sight – Launch System's Loitering Attack Missile Multiple Explosively Formed Penetrator warhead. The tests proved the warhead's lethality against […]


Taiwan has produced three prototypes of cruise missile – Jane's

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, TAIPEI: Taiwan has produced three prototypes of a new cruise missile which could be used to strike the east coast of rival China, Jane's Defence Weekly said. The cruise missile, called Hsiung Feng 2E (Brave Wind), 'will be […]


Missile Defense Milestones in Year 2005

Lockheed Martin, BETHESDA, MD: Lockheed Martin achieved key milestones on several critical missile defense programs during 2005, and was the only company to lead the development of new technology for boost-, mid-course- and terminal-phase systems. “Our friends and allies rely […]


India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, India successfully tested its nuclear-capable, short-range Dhanush ballistic missile Dec. 28, defense officials said. The locally-developed missile, a naval version of the surface-to-surface Prithvi, was tested from a ship in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast […]


Pacific Rim on cutting edge of ballistic missile defense

Associated Press, The USS Lake Erie is the only ship that has ever shot an interceptor into space and knocked out a midrange missile. But over the next three years, 18 ships in the U.S. Pacific Fleet will be equipped […]


 
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