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Israel deploys anti-rocket battery near Egypt border: army

Israel deploys anti-rocket battery near Egypt border: army

The Israeli army has deployed an Iron Dome air defence system, designed to intercept and destroy rockets, days after two rockets were fired at the town of Eilat near the border with Egypt, a military spokeswoman said Monday. “An Iron […]


Moscow Recaps Its Missile Defense Posture

Moscow Recaps Its Missile Defense Posture

Moscow warned on Monday that the implementation of the European missile defense project could become a throwback to the Cold War era. The United States says the shield is designed to protect against “rogue states” such as Iran and North […]


Russia Puts 4th S-400 Air Defense Regiment on Combat Duty

Russia Puts 4th S-400 Air Defense Regiment on Combat Duty

The fourth regiment armed with S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be officially put on combat duty in Russia’s Far East on Thursday, a spokesman for the Eastern Military District said on Wednesday. “The official ceremony will be held on […]


Israel tests SMS missile alerts as Iran chatter grows

Israel tests SMS missile alerts as Iran chatter grows

Israel on Sunday began testing an SMS system for warning the public of an imminent missile attack as chatter over a possible strike on Iran dominated the Israeli press headlines. As testing began, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel had […]


JASSM-ER nears operational employment

JASSM-ER nears operational employment

The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron is scheduled to complete the final-phase of operational testing for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range in late August, marking a significant step toward operational employment. JASSM-ER is an autonomous, air-to-ground, precision-guided […]


Belgium Buys Javelin Missiles to Replace Milan

Belgium Buys Javelin Missiles to Replace Milan

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Aug. 3 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Belgium for 240 Block I Javelin Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $88 […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers 20,000th Guided MLRS Rocket

Lockheed Martin Delivers 20,000th Guided MLRS Rocket

Lockheed Martin has delivered the 20,000th Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket to the U.S. Army. With a range of up to 70 kilometers, GMLRS Unitary is an all-weather, precision-strike weapon that can be deployed rapidly, producing pinpoint […]


Kavkaz-2012 Drills to Involve Live Firing of Iskander Missiles

Kavkaz-2012 Drills to Involve Live Firing of Iskander Missiles

The Kavkaz-2012 military exercises, which will take place in southern Russia in September, will involve the live firing of Iskander ballistic missile complexes, the deputy chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Colonel General Alexander Postnikov, said […]


Russia to Suspend Proton Rocket Launches

Russia to Suspend Proton Rocket Launches

Russian Space Agency Roscosmos will suspend the launches of Proton-M rocket carriers with Briz-M boosters following the incident on late Monday when the booster had failed to bring two satellites into a calculated transition orbit, a space industry source said […]


 
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