Missiles & Bombs News

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 […]

Russia To Build New, Anti-Missile Warning System

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Moscow: Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov announced Tuesday that Russia would build a new missile defense warning station in the south of the country, thus decreasing its dependence on radar systems based in nations such as Azerbaijan and […]

Improved 'Smart' Weapon for B-2 Stealth Bomber

Northrop Grumman, EL SEGUNDO: Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Air Force have successfully demonstrated the integration of a munition on the B-2 stealth bomber that incorporates an improved, penetrating warhead with an upgraded guidance kit.   

India Carries Out Third Missile Test in Three Days

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, India carried out its third test in three days of its surface-to-air Akash missile Jan. 30 at an eastern coastal testing range, a defense official said. The missile was fired from the Chandipur-on-Sea testing site, 200 kilometers (125 […]

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