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U.S. Begins Flight Testing Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor

U.S. Begins Flight Testing Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 Block IIA. The interceptor’s bigger rocket motors and more capable kill vehicle will engage threats sooner and protect larger regions from […]


US weighs missiles in Europe to counter Russia: officials

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The United States is considering a range of moves to counter Russia’s alleged violation of a nuclear arms treaty, including bolstering missile defenses or even deploying land-based missiles in Europe, officials said Friday. The options are expected to be discussed […]


UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. […]


Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia on Tuesday confirmed its decision to deliver S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran, but said it could not yet announce a date. “The decision on delivering S-300 to Iran has been taken but the realisation of the project […]


North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets — a claim denied by the United States. At the same time, the North denounced “reckless” remarks made […]


German Defense Reportedly Decides On “MEADS” Missile Defense System

German Defense Reportedly Decides On “MEADS” Missile Defense System

The “Süddeutsche Zeitung” (SZ), a leading German national daily, reported on Friday that Berlin’s defense ministry had decided to purchase the Medium Extended Air Defense System (Meads) developed by US defense giant Lockheed Martin in cooperation with German MBDA and […]


Norway To Buy AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Norway for AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $345 million. The Defense Security […]


Russia and Turkey Have Tested A Jointly Produced Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey Have Tested A Jointly Produced Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey have tested a jointly produced short-range air defense system, as reported by Anatoly Aksenov, head of the Rosoboronexport delegation to the arms exhibition IDEF-2015. The project was developed by integrating Russia’s Igla system with a Turkish combat […]


F-22 Raptor Test Force Enters New Phase of AIM-9X Testing

F-22 Raptor Test Force Enters New Phase of AIM-9X Testing

The 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22 Combined Test Force successfully test fired two guided AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles this year as part of the latest phase in getting the Raptor closer to using the missile operationally. The AIM-9X is an […]


North Korea tests anti-ship cruise missiles: Seoul

North Korea tests anti-ship cruise missiles: Seoul

North Korea test-fired three anti-ship cruise missiles Saturday, following warnings from Pyongyang that it would fire on South Korean naval vessels it accuses of violating the disputed Yellow Sea border. The South Korean Defence Ministry said the three short-range KN-01 […]


 
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