Missiles & Bombs News

AEGIS Weapon System Successful in Ballistic Missile Tracking Exercise

Lockheed Martin, MOORESTOWN, NJ: The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System successfully detected and tracked an unarmed U.S. Air Force Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).  Aegis detected the missile when it rose above the horizon and immediately began […]


Small Diameter Bomb Certified for Operational Test, Evaluation

US Air Force, EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: 19! 23! 35! 37! 20! — No, that's not a football audible at the line of scrimmage, but the accomplishments of the Small Diameter Bomb Program: the number of months, 19, from the […]


India tests surface-to-air missile

Agence France-Presse, BHUBANESHWAR, India: India today successfully tested a homemade surface-to-air missile three times at a coastal range in the eastern state of Orissa, a government official said. The multi-target missile Akash — meaning sky in Hindi — was first […]


SKorea to develop new weapon to replace Hawk missiles

Agence France-Presse, SEOUL: South Korea is developing a new surface-to-air missile to replace its outdated, US-made Hawk missiles, a state-run defense research institute said. The Agency for Defence Development (ADD) said it had been working on the project worth 555.8 […]


NLOS-LS Enhanced Precision Attack Missile Seeker Approved as Baseline Capability

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: The Raytheon Company-developed Enhanced Precision Attack Missile (EPAM) seeker has been transitioned to the baseline seeker for the Non Line of Sight


HARPOON Block II Missiles for Chile

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 28 September 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Chile of 20 RGM-84L HARPOON Block II missiles as well as associated equipment and services. The total […]


Lithuanian Air Defence Battalion to Test Short-Range Missile System in Latvia

Lithuanian Ministry of Defence, On 5-6 October troops of the Air Defence Battalion of the Lithuanian Air Force, together with their Latvian counterparts, will for the first time ever attend an exercise of live firing from the short-range air defence […]


Missile Defense Radar Exercise Successfully Completed

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


Stinger missiles seized near border

Agence France-Presse, PESHAWAR: Pakistani paramilitary forces yesterday seized six US-made Stinger anti-aircraft missiles along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a raid on a house near the Afghan border, a top paramilitary commander said.


Japan Alarmed As Cost Of Missile Defense System With US Triples: Report

AFP, Tokyo: The United States has told Japan it would cost nearly three times more than previously estimated to develop a joint missile defense system against a possible attack by North Korea, a report said Sunday. The Japanese government may […]


 
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