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Bulava Tests Postponed Due to Software Glitches

Bulava Tests Postponed Due to Software Glitches

Software glitches in the automated launch control system on board the Borey class strategic submarines has caused a new delay in scheduled tests of the Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said. “There are technical problems involving […]


South Korea near deal on longer missile range: report

South Korea near deal on longer missile range: report

South Korea and the United States are close to agreement on more than doubling the range of Seoul’s ballistic missiles to better guard against threats from North Korea, a report said on Sunday. Yonhap news agency said the two allies […]


Air Force Officials Describe ICBM Way-Ahead

Air Force Officials Describe ICBM Way-Ahead

As intercontinental ballistic missiles gain prominence in the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise, service officials related the importance of maintaining the system during the 2012 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 18. Panelists included Maj. […]


Russian Warship Tests Missile Defense Capability

Russian Warship Tests Missile Defense Capability

The flagship of Russia’s Northern Fleet, nuclear-powered missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky, has carried out missile defense drills during the current patrol-and-training mission in the Arctic, Izvestia newspaper said on Thursday. Pyotr Veliky is the only Russian warship with sufficient capability […]


India follows Pakistan with missile test

India follows Pakistan with missile test

India test-fired its second-longest-range missile on Wednesday, a defence official said, two days after Pakistan announced its own missile test. The two-stage Agni-IV blasted off from the eastern state of Orissa in the third test for the missile, which was […]


APKWS to Be Integrated On Unmanned Aircraft

APKWS to Be Integrated On Unmanned Aircraft

For the first time, the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) will be integrated onto an unmanned aerial vehicle, BAE Systems announced today. The company, which designed and manufactures the guidance section of the laser-guided rocket, was recently awarded a […]


Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile

The Pakistan Army carried out a successful test-firing of a Hatf-7 (Babur) nuclear-capable cruise missile on Monday, DawnNews reported. The launch, the site of which was not disclosed, was made from a mobile launcher according to media reports. Babur, which […]


US, Japan Agree to Add Second Radar Installation

US, Japan Agree to Add Second Radar Installation

The United States and Japan have agreed to add a second U.S. anti-ballistic missile radar installation in Japan, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced here today. During a news conference following separate meetings with Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Koichiro Gemba […]


US Should Focus Missile Defense on Mid-Course Intercepts

US Should Focus Missile Defense on Mid-Course Intercepts

To more effectively defend against ballistic missile attacks, the U.S. should concentrate on defense systems that intercept enemy missiles in midcourse and stop spending money on boost-phase defense systems of any kind, concludes a new, congressionally mandated report from a […]


 
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