Missiles & Bombs News

Successful Atlas V Block B Solid Rocket Booster Test

Lockheed Martin, SACRAMENTO: Lockheed Martin and Aerojet have successfully conducted the second test firing of the Atlas V upgraded Block B Solid Rocket Booster (SRB). The test firing was performed May 24 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Aerojet's Block […]


North Korea Boasts Of The Bomb, But Can It Deliver?

North Korea Boasts Of The Bomb, But Can It Deliver?

AFP, Seoul: North Korea's boast that it has made nuclear weapons has caused global concern, but the jitters could turn to panic if Pyongyang masters the art of miniaturisation. Taepodong-1 missile shown in a North Korean TV broadcast in September […]


Raytheon to Dominate Air Defense Missile Market

Forecast International, NEWTOWN, Conn: Raytheon will be the leading supplier of air defense missiles over the next 10 years, according to Forecast International


Australia – SM-2 Block IIIA Standard Missiles

Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 31 May 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of up to 175 SM-2 Block IIIA Standard missiles as well as associated equipment and services. The […]


US To Test Airline Anti-Missile Defense System: Report

AFP, New York: The US Department of Homeland Security is paying for tests on defensive laser systems designed to thwart attacks from shoulder-fired missiles on passenger airliners, the New York Times reported Sunday. DHS has spent up to now 120 […]


Iran successfuly tests 2000-km range ballistic missile

AFP, Iran has tested a new missile using solid-fuel technology that matches the more than 2,000-kilometer range of its Shihab-3 rocket, Agence France Presse quoted the Islamic republic's defense minister as saying Tuesday. Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said the test, […]


Russia successfully tests high-precision long-range cruise missile

News From Russia, Russia has successfully tested a high-precision long-range cruise missile, said Lieutenant-General Alexander Rakhmanov, deputy chief of armaments directorate of the Russian Armed Forces. “The cruise missile flew right into the window after traveling 2,000 kilometers,” said Mr. […]


U.S. Increases Order for Combat-Tested Javelin Missiles

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: The U.S. Army has awarded the Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture (JV) a $95 million contract for Javelin Anti-tank Weapon System production. The contract is for 120 command launch units and 1,038 missiles. Javelin is currently in […]


Navy Performs Maximum Range Test of Boeing SLAM-ER

Boeing Co, ST. LOUIS: A Boeing Stand-Off Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) weapon was recently launched from its maximum range, flying farther than a SLAM-ER has ever flown, scoring a direct hit. In another long-range test, a SLAM-ER was launched […]


Indonesia, China To Cooperate on Missiles: Report

AFP, Indonesia will sign a cooperation agreement with China to develop missiles, a media report quoted Research and Technology Minister Kusmayanto Kadiman as saying May 18. An agreement was due to be signed during President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono


 
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