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US Navy deploys Standard Missile-6 for first time

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-6 for first time

The U.S. Navy is deploying Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6 for the first time, marking the initial operational capability milestone for the U.S. Navy’s newest, most advanced extended range area defense weapon. “We’re very pleased to achieve initial operational capability on schedule,” […]


North Korea resumes missile site construction: US institute

North Korea resumes missile site construction: US institute

North Korea has resumed construction work on a missile launch site on its northeast coast after a months-long hiatus, part of a renewed push for its nuclear and missile programs, according to a US think-tank. Recent satellite imagery shows work […]


South Korea to Conclude Deal On Taurus Missile Next Month

South Korea to Conclude Deal On Taurus Missile Next Month

The nation’s arms procurement agency said Wednesday that it will finalize a deal of importing the Taurus air-to-ground standoff cruise missiles for its F-15K fleet next month. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), it reported to the military […]


Patriot performance excels in PAC-3 test firing

Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets. “Patriot’s successful track record is […]


Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israeli and US defence officials on Wednesday carried out an advanced test of a new system against short-range missiles, the defence ministry said. The defence agencies of both states “completed a successful intercept test of the David’s Sling Weapon System […]


Ground-launched IRIS-T Shoots Down 2 Targets

Ground-launched IRIS-T Shoots Down 2 Targets

With two direct hits Diehl Defence proved the IRIS-T SL (Surface Launched) surface-to-air guided missile`s operational capability and performance. The two firings were conducted within a test campaign from November 4 to 8, 2013, at the Overberg Test Range in […]


Russia and Egypt on verge of missile deal: Moscow

Russia and Egypt on verge of missile deal: Moscow

The head of Russia’s state industrial holding company said on Monday that Moscow was on the verge of reaching a landmark agreement to deliver air defence systems to Egypt’s army. Rostec chief Sergey Chemezov’s comments came in the wake of […]


US has time to boost bid for Turkey missile system: FM

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Turkey would look again at a US bid for a multi-billion-dollar contract for the country’s first long-range anti-missile system providing Washington agrees to produce it jointly, a top Turkish official said Monday. A “final decision has not been taken,” Turkey’s […]


Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Successful LRASM Flight Test

Lockheed Martin Conducts Second Successful LRASM Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) recently achieved another successful flight test, with the missile scoring a direct hit on a moving maritime target. The test was conducted in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]


 
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