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MBDA Presents the Marte Coastal Defense System

MBDA Presents the Marte Coastal Defense System

At the DIMDEX exhibition in Doha, Qatar (25-27 March 2014), MBDA is presenting for the first time ever a new coastal defence system based on the Marte missile family. This system, the Marte Coastal Defence System (MCDS), guarantees maritime coastal […]


US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

The U.S. will soon have another system to defend against ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company delivered its ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency, six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic […]


North Korea threatens to flex nuclear muscle; fires volley of missiles

North Korea threatens to flex nuclear muscle; fires volley of missiles

North Korea has threatened to demonstrate its nuclear deterrence in a move analysts say could indicate the regime is preparing to carry out a fourth atomic test amid long-stalled disarmament talks. The powerful National Defence Commission (NDC), chaired by leader […]


Modernization of Minuteman III Needs to Begin Now

Modernization of Minuteman III Needs to Begin Now

The Minuteman missile is a core component of the U.S. nuclear triad originally created in the late 1950s. Minuteman missiles were deployed in underground silos in the Great Plains in the early 1960s to deter a Soviet nuclear attack. Some […]


Russia Test-Fires ICBM to Target in Kazakhstan

Russia Test-Fires ICBM to Target in Kazakhstan

Russia test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from a test site in southern Russia on Tuesday evening, a Russian defense ministry spokesman said. Kapustin Yar is about 450 km (280 miles) east of the Ukrainian border. The launch coincided with […]


Lockheed Demonstrates JAGM Dual-Mode Guidance Section in Recent Flight Test

Lockheed Demonstrates JAGM Dual-Mode Guidance Section in Recent Flight Test

Lockheed Martin has recently demonstrated the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance section engaging a laser-designated moving target during an internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The rail-mounted JAGM guidance section flew six kilometers, engaged its […]


Successful Trials of Akash Surface to Air Missile System

Successful Trials of Akash Surface to Air Missile System

Akash, the indigenously designed developed and produced Surface to Air missile for the Indian Army, was once again successfully flight tested today at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur. These were part of a series of trials being conducted in […]


Raytheon receives Maverick missile contract from South Korea

Raytheon receives Maverick missile contract from South Korea

Raytheon has been awarded a $31 million contract from the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration for additional AGM-65G-2 Maverick missiles. Under the direct commercial sale, Raytheon will supply the missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force. “These new Mavericks […]


Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system shot down a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards the southern city of Ashkelon on Thursday evening, media reports said. Public radio and army radio both reported that there were no injuries or […]


Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

With the success of a forward-firing miniature munition, also known as Spike, the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) proved that the government, by owning and controlling a weapons design, using modern modular designs and commercial-off-the-shelf components through ‘non-Department […]


 
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