Missiles & Bombs News

EADS Missile Warning System Successfully Flight-Tested on Danish F-16

EADS, ULM, Germany: EADS Defence Electronics has successfully conducted first test flights with its missile warning system MILDS on a Royal Danish Airforce F-16 at RDAF airfield Aalborg. MILDS is an advanced, sensor system which detects and tracks the UV […]


Dual Mode Guided Bomb Passes More Tests

Lockheed Martin, ARCHBALD: Lockheed Martin successfully completed additional flight tests of its Dual Mode Guided Bomb (DMGB) at the U.S. Navy's China Lake test range recently. The weapons were released from Navy aircraft and maneuvered through controlled flight and target […]


Sale of SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to Japan

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 6 June 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of 40 SM-2 Block IIIB Tactical Standard missiles with MK 13 MOD 0 canisters as well […]


Japan to develop missile defense system with US from 2006

AFP, Japan aims to start developing next year a missile defense system that it has been researching with the United States, the defense agency chief said. The defense agency will include in its budget for the next fiscal year some […]


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, […]


 
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