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Russia Conducts Simulated Launches of Iskander-M Missiles

Russia Conducts Simulated Launches of Iskander-M Missiles

An Iskander-M missile unit of Russia’s Eastern Military District performed a computer-simulated launch of one of Russia’s most advanced rockets during a snap drill, the RMD’s press spokesman Alexander Gordeyev said Friday. “Members of a missile brigade of the Eastern […]


Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Company announced it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, awarded on April 2, 2015 and booked in the […]


Test missile crashes on launch in northern Russia

Test missile crashes on launch in northern Russia

A surface-to-air missile crashed shortly after being launched in northern Russia on Wednesday, Russian news agencies said, in a failed test that will be seen as an embarrassment for the country’s military forces. An official speaking on condition of anonymity […]


Russia conducts field-testing of maneuverable S-400 Missile

Russia conducts field-testing of maneuverable S-400 Missile

The Russian military has carried out successful field testing of a new rocket with maneuverability capability for the S-400 surface-to-air air defense system, Aerospace Defense Forces told Russian Radio on Saturday. “Testing is still underway at present. Three days ago […]


United States Welcomes Polish Missile Defense Tender

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The United States welcomes today’s announcement from the Polish Ministry of Defense that Raytheon’s PATRIOT system has been awarded the “Vistula” integrated air and missile defense tender. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and its defense modernization program and strong […]


US Troops destroy 75,000 pounds of explosives in New Mexico

US Troops destroy 75,000 pounds of explosives in New Mexico

Soldiers, from two U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal, or EOD, companies, eliminated more than 75,000 pounds of explosives during operations in New Mexico over the past month. The 734th EOD Company demolished 15,000 pounds of explosives at White Sands Missile […]


US Missile alert facility life: 60 feet under

Members of the 10th Missile Squadron meet prior to dispatching to the missile field March 16, 2015, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Before each dispatch, missileers meet with each other to discuss any pressing matters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dillon Johnston)

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE: For 24 hours, two officers are confined 60 feet below a missile alert facility (MAF), to a metal pill no larger than an average bedroom. Containing a vast array of Cold War-era technology, the capsule houses […]


China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

A recent report from the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) has confirmed the Chinese government’s own claims that “the newest class, the LUYANG III, destroyer is fitted with the new vertically-launched YJ-18 ASCM [anti-ship cruise missile].” The revelations about the […]


Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable Ghauri missile

Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable Ghauri missile

Pakistan test-fired on Wednesday ballistic missile Ghauri, which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometers. In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the launch of the intermediate-range Ghauri […]


 
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