Missiles & Bombs News

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 […]


Japan, US to Develop Missile Interceptor

Voice of America , Tokyo Japan's government has announced on Saturday it will join with the United States to develop a joint missile defense system against possible threats from North Korea and longer-term concerns about China's burgeoning military capabilities.   Japan's […]


US Denies Removal of Bolivian Missiles Was Secret

Voice of America, WASHINGTON: The United States denied Thursday that it removed anti-aircraft missiles from Bolivia without the knowledge of top officials in La Paz. The State Department says the operation was at the request of Bolivian authorities and in […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago