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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 […]


South Korea to increase budget for missiles

South Korea to increase budget for missiles

South Korea will spend $2.3 billion dollars over the next five years to secure tactical weapons targeting North Korea’s nuclear weapons facilities and missile bases, a state agency said Tuesday. The defense ministry has approved a five-year plan to spend […]


New Russian ICBM Can Carry Bigger Warhead

New Russian ICBM Can Carry Bigger Warhead

Russia’s new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile will have a 5-ton warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander said on Friday. “The new ICBM will have a payload four times bigger than that of the […]


Raytheon successfully tests HARM upgrades

Raytheon successfully tests HARM upgrades

Raytheon has completed testing of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) upgrades, which make the combat-proven missile more precise and accurate, while reducing collateral damage. HARM suppresses or destroys surface-to-air missile radars, early warning radars and radar-directed air defense artillery systems. The […]


Powerful new explosive could replace today’s state-of-the-art military explosive

Powerful new explosive could replace today’s state-of-the-art military explosive

Borrowing a technology used to improve the effectiveness of drugs, scientists are reporting discovery of a new explosive more powerful than the current state-of-the-art explosive used by the military, and just as safe for personnel to handle. Their report appears […]


Iran Claims Progress On New Air Defense System

Iran Claims Progress On New Air Defense System

The commander of Iran’s air defense forces has said that Iran has completed about 30 percent of a new missile defense system. Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said on September 3 that he expects the Bavar-373 system to be completed by […]


Russia to create new ICBM by 2018

Russia to create new ICBM by 2018

Russia is due to create a new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by 2018, Strategic Missile Forces commander Sergei Karakayev said on Monday. “Construction of the missile is ongoing,” he said. “It is to be completed by 2018.” The new […]


Navy Approves Full Rate Production for New Anti-Radiation Missile

Navy Approves Full Rate Production for New Anti-Radiation Missile

The Department of the Navy is investing in a weapon that will transform the effectiveness of military firepower on the battlefield. The service recently authorized Full-Rate Production (FRP) of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), a medium range, supersonic air-launched […]


 
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