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Jordan to Buy M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods

Jordan to Buy M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Jordan for M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Rocket Pods and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $192 […]


Russia’s SMF Ready to Repel a ‘Lightning-Speed’ Nuclear Strike

Russia’s SMF Ready to Repel a ‘Lightning-Speed’ Nuclear Strike

Russian Strategic Missile Forces will parry all nuclear attacks and punish the enemy with a devastating retaliatory strike. The Russian Strategic Missile Forces are prepared to shield the country from a nuclear attack under any circumstances, the SMF Central Command’s […]


North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

North Korea fired two missiles into the sea and vowed “merciless” retaliation on Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills, denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The annual exercises always trigger a surge in military […]


Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal

Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal

Turkey has alarmed fellow NATO members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal. Turkey, NATO’s only Muslim […]


BMD System Tracks, Simulates Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

Three short-range ballistic missile targets are launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, in support of Flight Test Other-19 on Feb. 24, 2015. Missile Defense Agency photo

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST today, three short-range ballistic missile […]


Raytheon unveils extended range AMRAAM

AMRAAM NASAMS Launcher

AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defense Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun development on an extended range variant of the combat-proven Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM®). Designed specifically for ground-based air defense, AMRAAM-ER […]


India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

India has successfully test-flown a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface missile from a test range in the eastern state of Odisha. The Prithvi-II missile was launched Thursday by personnel of the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) from a road mobile launcher at 9.15 am, […]


Upgrades boost BMD radar’s performance during missile raid

Raytheon's AN/TPY-2 missile defense radar

Raytheon AN/TPY-2 radar to gain better discrimination of threats and non-threats The U.S. and its friends and allies will soon have improved defenses against ballistic missile raids — large quantities of simultaneously impacting ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has […]


Turkey Defers Air Defense Missile Decision As China Talks Continue

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

Turkey is sending mixed signals over whether it will buy a multi-billion dollar anti-missile defense system from NATO allies or China. Turkey’s posturing could backfire, writes Jacob Resneck from Istanbul. Turkey’s announcement in 2013 that it had accepted a $3.4 […]


 
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