Missiles & Bombs News

Boeing Details Australian F-18 JDAM Deal

Boeing Co, ST. LOUIS: The Commonwealth of Australia Department of Defence has awarded Boeing a contract to provide the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) weapon system for the AIR 5409 Bomb Improvement Program.   


BMD Focus: China relies on missiles

United Press International, WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) — China's highly successful two-man space mission that ended this week will not boost the nation's military power and strategic missile program: It doesn't have to. On the contrary, China's civilian space program […]


Russia denies role in alleged Iran missile deal

Agence France-Presse, MOSCOW: Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov has denied a British newspaper report alleging that former members of the Russian military have been secretly helping Iran make missiles capable of hitting European capitals. 'It's delirium, nonsense,' said Ivanov, questioned […]


Russians Helping Iran Create Europe Missile Threat: British Paper

Agence France-Presse, London: Former members of the Russian military have been secretly helping Iran obtain the technology needed to make missiles capable of hitting European capitals, a British newspaper claimed on Sunday. Citing anonymous “Western intelligence officials”, The Sunday Telegraph […]


Ballistic Missile Defense: Old Russian ICBMs still work

United Press International, WASHINGTON: Fall is the season around the world when the leaves fall from the trees, but in Russia this year, it has also been the season when intercontinental ballistic missiles designed to overwhelm missile defense systems take […]


Joint Standoff Weapon Block II's First Captive Flight a Success

Raytheon Company, TUCSON: Raytheon Company's Joint Standoff Weapon Block II (JSOW Block II), a new variant offering significantly lower unit cost and an additional payload option, successfully flew its first captive test flight Oct. 11 at Edwards Air Force Base […]


successful Test Firing Aster 30 Missile

MBDA, On 12th October 2005, the latest successful test firing of MBDA


Dutch Defence Minister Wants to Purchase Cruise Missiles

Radio Netherlands, Dutch Defence Minister Henk Kamp has reportedly decided to purchase Tomahawk cruise missiles for the Dutch navy. The minister will ask the cabinet to make a decision on the issue on Friday.   The Dutch parliament had previously voted […]


Rumsfeld Satisfied Soviet Missiles Safe; Aid to Nicaragua Resumes

US Department of Defense, KEY BISCAYNE: Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said here today he is convinced the Nicaraguan military has done all it can to secure roughly 1,000 Soviet-era missiles remaining in Nicaragua.   Rumsfeld has been in Florida since […]


 
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