Missiles & Bombs News

Bolivia's Morales Vows Tough Punishment Over Missile Destruction

Voice of America, Incoming Bolivian President Evo Morales is pledging to launch an investigation into allegations that military officials worked with the United States to destroy shoulder-fired missiles owned by the Bolivian army.   Mr. Morales Wednesday described the move as […]


Major Milestone Achieved On New Missile Warning System

Lockheed Martin, SUNNYVALE: The Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) team led by Lockheed Martin has successfully completed engineering thermal vacuum testing of the payload for the first geosynchronous orbit (GEO) satellite. SBIRS will provide early warning of missile launches and support […]


MBDA Introduces the Marte Mk2/N Anti-Ship Weapon System

MBDA, In response to the growing interest for a lightweight and quick reaction naval surface-to-surface missile system for littoral operations, MBDA is introducing Marte Mk2/N, the ship-launched variant of the Marte Mk2 family of anti-ship weapon systems.   Marte Mk2/N, with […]


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 […]


 
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