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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 […]


Second Test Flight of Agni 5 Missile Successful

Second Test Flight of Agni 5 Missile Successful

India’s Long Range Ballistic Missile -Agni 5- capable of delivering warhead with high precision- was successfully launched today in a repeat of spectacular maiden launch last year. A symbol of DRDO’s technological excellence and India’s strength, the missile took off […]


Russia to Resume Bulava Missile Tests by Year End

Russia to Resume Bulava Missile Tests by Year End

New test launches of the troubled Bulava missile will start later this year following a recent unsuccessful launch that forced the Russian military to suspend sea trials of new Borey-class subs, a senior government official said. Russian Defense Minister Sergei […]


Anti-Ship Missile Prototype Conducts First Solo Test Flight

Anti-Ship Missile Prototype Conducts First Solo Test Flight

Adversaries’ sophisticated air defense systems can make it difficult for current air- and surface-launched anti-ship missiles to hit their targets at long range. To engage specific enemy warships from beyond the reach of counter-fire systems, warfighters may require launching multiple […]


Israel says missile tested in joint exercise with US

Israel says missile tested in joint exercise with US

Israel on Tuesday launched a missile over the Mediterranean in a joint exercise with the United States that came as Washington mulls punitive air strikes on Syria. Speculation mounted after the missile firing at 0615 GMT, with Russia’s defence ministry […]


New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

Iran has developed a second rocket-launching facility which will likely be used to test ballistic missiles, a London-based defence analysis group said Thursday. IHS Jane’s said it had pinpointed the site outside the city of Shahrud, around 350 kilometres (220 […]


Additional Missile Defense Tests Necessary, DoD Official

Additional Missile Defense Tests Necessary, DoD Official

Following recent testing failures, the director of the Missile Defense Agency told Congress today that he is committed to a full evaluation of the way forward for the nation’s ballistic missile defense system. Navy Vice Adm. James Syring told members […]


Israel tests rocket system: ministry

Israel tests rocket system: ministry

Israel on Friday staged what it said was a planned test of a rocket propulsion system at a military base on the Mediterranean coast. Israeli media, citing analysts, said the test appeared to be of a version of the Jericho […]


 
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