Missiles & Bombs News

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 […]

Iran warns U.S., Britain of missile response if attacked

Associated Press, TEHRAN, Iran: A top Iranian commander accused U.S. and British intelligence agents of fomenting unrest in southwestern Iran and threatened to respond with missiles if attacked. Iran's improved version of the Shahab-3 missile can strike more than 1,300 […]

Japan Fears Missile Data Leak to North Korea


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 […]

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