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Israel deploys Patriot missiles near northern port

Israel deploys Patriot missiles near northern port

Israel has deployed Patriot anti-missile batteries near the northern port city of Haifa, Israeli media reported Monday, just two days after an unidentified drone infiltrated the country’s airspace. A military spokeswoman confirmed to AFP that the US-made missiles, which can […]


North Korea Says US Mainland Within Its Strike Range

North Korea Says US Mainland Within Its Strike Range

The North Korean military said on Tuesday that the US mainland was within the strike range of its strategic missile forces, Xinhua reported citing North Korea’s official KCNA news agency as saying. “Strategic forces of the Democratic People’s Republic of […]


Expendable Missiles vs. Reusable Platform: Costs and Historical Data

Expendable Missiles vs. Reusable Platform: Costs and Historical Data

This report evaluates the economic wisdom of relying primarily on expendable weapons, such as cruise missiles, to conduct air-to-ground strike missions. Focusing solely on cost, the author examined the U.S. historical use of air-to-ground attack during and since the Vietnam […]


India Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

India Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

The Indian Navy has successfully test-fired a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile launched from a warship off the western Goa coast, India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) reported on Sunday. The BrahMos missile, a joint development of Russian and Indian […]


F-35B Aircraft Test Flight with AIM-9X Sidewinder

F-35B Aircraft Test Flight with AIM-9X Sidewinder

Navy test pilot Lt. Christopher Tabert flies F-35B aircraft BF-3 with inert AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles Sept. 19 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The test flight evaluated airplane structural loads and flying qualities during maneuvering flight. The F-35B is the variant […]


Full-Rate Production Contract for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

Full-Rate Production Contract for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

ATK has been awarded a $71 million contract for the full-rate production of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). The contract, awarded by the U.S. Navy, provides for the production of operational missiles for the Navy and the Government of […]


US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense

US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense

The United States is pushing Gulf countries to develop missile defense plans, amid what they see is a rising threat from Iran, US officials said Friday. “It’s the United States’ goal, to encourage the GCC countries to develop this missile […]


Lockheed Demos DAGR Missile Ground Launch

Lockheed Demos DAGR Missile Ground Launch

Lockheed Martin recently conducted two separate DAGR® missile flight tests, successfully firing the missiles from a prototype pedestal launcher and hitting a stationary target. The tests, which took place at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., demonstrated DAGR’s capability as a […]


Russian Air Force to Get New Cruise Missile in 2013

Russian Air Force to Get New Cruise Missile in 2013

The Russian Air Force will accept into service in 2013 the new Raduga Kh-101 cruise missile, capable of delivering precision strikes with a conventional warhead at long-distance, an Air Force source told Izvestia on Wednesday. The new missile, currently being […]


 
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