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Longbow Missiles Demonstrate Littoral Attack Capability

Longbow Missiles Demonstrate Littoral Attack Capability

The U.S. Army and Navy, with assistance from Lockheed Martin (LMT), recently conducted Longbow missile demonstration firings to showcase the missile’s ability to counter littoral threats, making the weapon an effective candidate for potential use in operational shipboard launches. During […]


Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Thales UK today announced that it has signed a contract worth over £100 million with the Indonesian Ministry of Defence for ForceSHIELD, Thales’s integrated Advanced Air Defence system. In addition to the supply of STARStreak short-range air defence missiles, the […]


Enhanced Missile Warning System to Protect US Army Troops

Enhanced Missile Warning System to Protect US Army Troops

For more than two million in-theater combat hours, U.S. Army aviators have relied on BAE Systems’ Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) to locate and protect against infrared threats. As a result of the system’s success, the U.S. Army has awarded […]


India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

A missile unit of the elite Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully launched a Prithvi missile today from the test range at Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast as part of a scenario based live launch training exercise. The launch was flawless […]


Israel, US carry out missile test during Kerry visit

Israel, US carry out missile test during Kerry visit

Israel and the United States carried out a joint missile test Friday, the defence ministry said, as US Secretary of State John Kerry pushed for a Middle East peace deal. The Israel Missile Defence Organisation and US Missile Defence Agency […]


Israel successfully tests Arrow space missile interceptor

Israel successfully tests Arrow space missile interceptor

Arrow III, an upgraded component of the Israeli missile shield, was successfully tested for the second time, the country’s Defense Ministry announced. The kamikaze satellites launched by the system are capable of intercepting missiles in space. A long-range Arrow III […]


India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

Defence minister A K Antony has finally bitten the bullet. With the CBI deciding to close the infamous seven-year-old Barak kickbacks case for lack of evidence, the defence ministry on Monday cleared the long-pending “critical” naval procurement of an additional […]


Russia Plans Rail-Mounted Missiles to Counter US Global Strike Program

Russia Plans Rail-Mounted Missiles to Counter US Global Strike Program

Russia will draft a plan in the coming year to deploy rail-mounted nuclear missiles as a potential response to the United States’ Prompt Global Strike program, the commander of its Strategic Missile Force said on Wednesday. “A Defense Ministry report […]


Russia moves nuclear-capable missiles closer to EU

Russia moves nuclear-capable missiles closer to EU

Russia revealed on Monday that its armed forces had moved nuclear-capable Iskander missiles closer to Europe’s borders in response to the US-led deployment of a disputed air defence shield. The advanced version of the Russian missile has a range of […]


 
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