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Israel successfully tests Arrow space missile interceptor

Israel successfully tests Arrow space missile interceptor

Arrow III, an upgraded component of the Israeli missile shield, was successfully tested for the second time, the country’s Defense Ministry announced. The kamikaze satellites launched by the system are capable of intercepting missiles in space. A long-range Arrow III […]


Eurofighter Typhoon: Flight Tests with Storm Shadow Missile Started

Eurofighter Typhoon: Flight Tests with Storm Shadow Missile Started

Eurofighter partner company Alenia Aermacchi has confirmed that the first in a major series of flight tests to integrate the MBDA Storm Shadow missile onto Eurofighter Typhoon has now taken place. Initial flight trials to demonstrate that the missile can […]


Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israeli and US defence officials on Wednesday carried out an advanced test of a new system against short-range missiles, the defence ministry said. The defence agencies of both states “completed a successful intercept test of the David’s Sling Weapon System […]


Ground-launched IRIS-T Shoots Down 2 Targets

Ground-launched IRIS-T Shoots Down 2 Targets

With two direct hits Diehl Defence proved the IRIS-T SL (Surface Launched) surface-to-air guided missile`s operational capability and performance. The two firings were conducted within a test campaign from November 4 to 8, 2013, at the Overberg Test Range in […]


Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Successful LRASM Flight Test

Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Successful LRASM Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) recently achieved another successful flight test, with the missile scoring a direct hit on a moving maritime target. The test was conducted in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]


Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings

Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing […]


Denel Tests Extended-Range Umkhonto Surface to Air Missile

Denel Tests Extended-Range Umkhonto Surface to Air Missile

This was the first live-fire tests carried out on the land-based launcher of the Umkhonto SAM, developed by Denel’s guided weapons division, Denel Dynamics. The tests were conducted, recently, at the Denel Overberg Test Range on the southern tip of […]


Lockheed Aegis BMDS Successfully Completes Highest Target Intercept Yet

Lockheed Aegis BMDS Successfully Completes Highest Target Intercept Yet

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team successfully intercepted a threat representative, medium-range, separating ballistic missile target using the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system and SM-3 Block IB guided missile. By successfully […]


Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a complex […]


 
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