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Trident II D5 Missile Reaches 150 Successful Test Flights

Trident II D5 Missile Reaches 150 Successful Test Flights

The U.S. Navy’s Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile, built by Lockheed Martin, has achieved 150 successful test flights, setting a new reliability record for large ballistic missiles. The Navy launched two unarmed missiles June 2 in the Atlantic Ocean […]


Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia on Tuesday carried out a successful test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, news agencies reported citing the defence ministry, amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine. Interfax and ITAR-TASS quoted the defence ministry as saying a […]


Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada is revisiting a decade-old decision not to join the US ballistic missile defense program, a top official in Ottawa said on Thursday. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to the minister of national defense, told a defense summit in Ottawa that […]


India test-fires anti-ballistic missile

India test-fires anti-ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired a new anti-ballistic missile on Sunday in a step towards developing a missile defence system which only an elite club of countries has built. India, which shares borders with arch-rival Pakistan and giant China, both of whom […]


French M51 ballistic missile self-destructs in failed test

French M51 ballistic missile self-destructs in failed test

A French test of an M51 submarine-launched ballistic missile failed on Sunday as it self-destructed off the coast of Brittany, officials said. “It was a failure, the reasons will be determined by an investigation,” said Lieutenant Commander Lionel Delort, a […]


Space-Based Sensors A Ballistic Missile’s Worst Nightmare

Space-Based Sensors A Ballistic Missile’s Worst Nightmare

Space-based sensors can expand the range and effectiveness of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) capabilities, a recent missile defense test has shown. Conducted Feb. 13 by the Navy and U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), an Aegis […]


U.S. Pursues Better Ballistic Missile Defenses

U.S. Pursues Better Ballistic Missile Defenses

While refining the systems that protect the homeland against long-range ballistic missile attacks, the United States is advancing technologies to counter the growing threat of short- and medium-range missiles launched by rogue states or terrorists, a top U.S. Northern Command […]


Russia developing new long-range ballistic missile

Russia developing new long-range ballistic missile

Russia is developing a new intercontinental ballistic missile, the military announced Friday, in an apparent attempt to remind the United States of Moscow’s rocket capacities. Revealing the existence of the project for the first time, rocket forces commander General Sergei […]


India Test fires Agni-1 Ballistic Missile

India Test fires Agni-1 Ballistic Missile

One of the Missile Units of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) fired the long range Agni-1 missile from the range facility at Wheelers Island, off the Odisha coast today. The trajectory of the missile which was tracked by a battery of […]


 
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