Missiles & Bombs News

Taiwan plans to produce supersonic anti-ship missiles: report

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Taipei: Taiwan plans to make 130 supersonic anti-ship missiles beginning next year to counter rival China's continued naval buildup, a newspaper and military expert said Wednesday. The defense ministry has drafted the five-year project called “Chui Feng” (Pursuing […]


Restraint and not pressure stops ICBM test: India

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, New Delhi: India on Monday said “self-imposed restraint” and not Western pressure prevented it from testing its longest-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The assertion came a day after India's top military scientist M. Natarajan […]


Northrop Grumman Successfully Tests ICBM Advanced Technology Rocket Motor

Northrop Grumman Corporation, CLEARFIELD, Utah: Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed a static test fire of a Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) technology-demonstrator motor on May 2 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.   The successful test fire, which Northrop Grumman […]


Ex-Israeli army chief warns of long-range Iran missiles

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jerusalem: Iran is working to obtain long-range missiles which could threaten the whole of Europe, the former head of Israel's military intelligence said Monday. “Iran already has surface-to-surface missiles capable of being equipped with nuclear warheads with a […]


Successful THAAD Flight Test Demonstrates Thrust Vector Actuation System

Hamilton Sundstrand, ROCKFORD: Hamilton Sundstrand's Thrust Vector Actuation (TVA) system demonstrated, on May 11, that it has the muscle and responsiveness to steer an advanced missile interceptor currently under development by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin. Hamilton […]


India's longest-range missile ready for test launch: official

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, New Delhi: India's longest-range ballistic missile is ready for a test launch, the country's top military scientist announced Sunday. “We are technically ready for the test-firing of the missile,” M. Natarajan, scientific advisor to the defence ministry, announced at […]


Missile Defense Interceptor Completes Successful Developmental Flight Test

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


U.S. Seeks To Expand Umbrella of Missile Defense Coverage

US State Department, WASHINGTON: The director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says robust defenses are needed against a broad range of current and evolving strategic and tactical ballistic missile threats.   Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


Armenia Launches Plant To Recycle Soviet Missile Fuel

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Yerevan: Armenia late Friday inaugurated a plant that will recycle toxic components of the fuel used by Soviet-era missiles that remain on the territory of this Caucasus republic. The 1.2-million-euro (1.55-million-dollar) plant, located some 80 kilometers from the […]


 
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