Missiles & Bombs News

Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia said Thursday its dispute with the United States over missile defence was near a “dead end” and warned it might have to deploy new rockets in Europe to take out elements of the controversial shield. “We have not been […]


Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia does not exclude preemptive use of weapons against [NATO] missile defense systems in Europe but only as a last resort, the Russian General Staff said on Thursday at a missile defense conference in Moscow. “The placement of new strike […]


US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

Top US officials preparing for international missile defense talks in Russia said Washington remains committed to fully implementing its missile shield for eastern Europe despite Moscow’s opposition. On the eve of the two-day talks involving 50 countries, one of the […]


Russia Pulls Out of Indonesian Rocket System Tender

Russia Pulls Out of Indonesian Rocket System Tender

Russia’s arms trading company Rosoboronexport has pulled out of an Indonesian tender for the supply of multiple launch rocket systems, the company told Military Industrial Courier magazine. The company pulled out because it had offered its Smerch rocket launcher system […]


HMS Diamond fires Sea Viper missile for first time

HMS Diamond fires Sea Viper missile for first time

HMS Diamond has proved her fighting mettle by testing her missile system for the first time off the Outer Hebrides. The third of the Royal Navy’s cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers blasted a Sea Viper missile out of her silo at […]


Raytheon’s JLENS and Patriot systems prove integration in intercept test

Raytheon’s JLENS and Patriot systems prove integration in intercept test

Two Raytheon systems, the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) and the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, demonstrated their ability to work together to detect, track and shoot down a test target simulating a […]


London apartment block set to host missiles for Olympics

London apartment block set to host missiles for Olympics

Residents of a London apartment block have been told that surface-to-air missiles were likely to be installed on the building to help combat airborne terror threats to the Olympic Games. “A high-velocity missile system may be situated on the roof” […]


Lockheed PAC-3 Missile Successfully Intercepts Cruise Missile Target During Integrated Flight Test

Lockheed PAC-3 Missile Successfully Intercepts Cruise Missile Target During Integrated Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile successfully intercepted and destroyed a cruise missile target yesterday at the Utah Test and Training Range in an unprecedented interoperability demonstration utilizing the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS) and […]


Ukraine on Brink of Missile Deal with India

Ukraine on Brink of Missile Deal with India

Ukraine is close to signing one of its biggest ever defense deals for air-to-air missiles with India, according to Russian media reports. Nezavisimaya Gazeta says the deal for R-27 missiles, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, is in the final […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago