Missiles & Bombs News

International Cooperation on Missile Defense Capabilities Growing

US State Department, WASHINGTON: Growing international cooperation in building missile defense capabilities represents a new, forward-looking consensus on defending against current and future threats, says Paula DeSutter, assistant secretary of state for verification, compliance and implementation.   

Standard Missile-2 Block IV with Upgrades is Successfully Flight Tested

Raytheon , TUCSON:  A Raytheon Company Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IV with control systems upgrades was successfully flight tested against a subsonic target at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Feb. 16. The upgrades will provide the U.S. Navy with improved […]

Pentagon: Iran Missile Advances Possible

Voice of America, PENTAGON: The U.S. Defense Department says it is possible Iran has made improvements in its missile forces, but a spokesman has also warned that Iran has exaggerated its capabilities in the past.   Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman responded […]

Tests Completed on AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense Upgrades

Lockheed Martin, MOORESTOWN, NJ: Lockheed Martin announced the successful completion of land-based testing for the next enhancement to the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System.  Completion of this testing is a key milestone to provide tactically certified capability to […]

Update on Harpoon Block II Missiles for Korea

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On March 31, 2006, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of South Korea for Harpoon Block II Missiles as well as associated equipment and services.  […]

Iran Test-Fires High-Speed Underwater Missile

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Tehran: Iran successfully test-fired on Sunday a new high-speed underwater missile capable of destroying huge warships and submarines, a top military commander announced. “Today we have successfully test-fired a high-speed underwater missile with a speed of 100 meters […]

Iran Touts High-Speed Underwater Missile

Voice of America, Iran says it has successfully test-fired a high-speed underwater missile capable of destroying large warships and submarines – the second missile test reported by Tehran in recent days.   Iranian military authorities say the missile can reach speeds […]

Northrop Grumman Receives ICBM Award for Reentry Vehicle Upgrade

Northrop Grumman, Clearfield UT: Northrop Grumman was awarded a $135 million dollar, six-year contract this week to begin the full-rate production phase of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Safety Enhanced Reentry Vehicle (SERV) program. Under the SERV program, […]

US To Test 700-tonne Explosive

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Washington: The US military plans to detonate a 700-tonne explosive charge in a test called “Divine Strake” that could send a mushroom cloud over Las Vegas, a senior defense official said Thursday. “I don't want to sound glib […]

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