Missiles & Bombs News

Small Diameter Bomb II Completes Live Fire Tests

Small Diameter Bomb II

Raytheon Company and the U.S. Air Force completed two successful Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) all-up round live fire test flights that demonstrated the weapon’s ability to detect, track and destroy moving targets. The flight tests, which took place […]


Second Successful Firing of MBDA’s MMP Land Combat Missile

MMP Land Combat Missile

On 12th February, 2015, another test firing of the MMP missile took place at the French Procurement Agency DGA Techniques Terrestres site in Bourges central France. This latest firing, against a steel target positioned at an intermediate range, was carried […]


US Services aim to standardize air, missile defense networks

Efforts are underway to better integrate missile systems across the Defense Department.

Across the globe, a variety of air and missile defense threats are evolving and proliferating. At the same time, adversaries are exploiting weaknesses in America’s air and missile defense system, said Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman, commandant of the Army […]


Russian Strategic Missile Forces Begin Wide-Range Drills in 12 Regions

Russian Strategic Missile Forces Begin Wide-Range Drills in 12 Regions

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have begun wide-range exercises in 12 regions in the country, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. “Russia’s SMF with more than 30 missile battalions in 12 regions in Russia (from the Tver to the Irkustsk regions) […]


Russian Military to Fire Iskander Missiles During Pacific Ocean Drills

Russian Military to Fire Iskander Missiles During Pacific Ocean Drills

The Russian Pacific Ocean Fleet along with military forces from the country’s northeast has kicked off impromptu training exercises with some of its units on the Kamchatka Peninsula with approximately 2,500 servicemen, the Eastern Military Region’s press service said Tuesday. […]


LRASM Prototype is Three-for-Three on Successful Flight Tests

LRASM: Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile

Initiated in 2009 in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, DARPA’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program has been investing in advanced technologies to provide a leap ahead in U.S. surface warfare capability. The LRASM program aims […]


Diehl IRIS-T SL Missile Qualifies After Latest Firing Tests

Diehl IRIS-T SL Missile Qualifies After Latest Firing Tests

Following system validation one year ago, Diehl Defence’s IRIS-T Surface Launched (IRIS-T SL) demonstrated its full performance as the most advanced Short to Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM). During this final firing campaign, concluding guided missile qualification at the Overberg […]


North Korea fires short-range missiles into sea

North Korea fires short-range missiles into sea

North Korea test-fired five short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast Sunday, raising cross-border tensions ahead of Seoul’s planned joint army drills with the US. The North fired the missiles into the East Sea (Sea of Japan) from […]


US Navy Demos Synthetic Guidance Technology with Tomahawk Missile

A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile

A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile successfully hit its first moving maritime target Jan. 27 after being launched from the USS Kidd (DDG-100) near San Nicolas Island in California. The Tomahawk Block IV flight test demonstrated guidance capability when the […]


 
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