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Indian Air Force to Use BrahMos Missile by 2016

Indian Air Force to Use BrahMos Missile by 2016

The Indian Air Force plans to start mounting BrahMos cruise missiles on its aircraft in 2016, BrahMos Aerospace CEO Sudhir Mishra told RIA Novosti Wednesday. The short-range supersonic missile was jointly developed by Russia and India and has been in […]


US Navy Demos Synthetic Guidance Technology with Tomahawk Missile

A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile

A synthetically guided Tomahawk cruise missile successfully hit its first moving maritime target Jan. 27 after being launched from the USS Kidd (DDG-100) near San Nicolas Island in California. The Tomahawk Block IV flight test demonstrated guidance capability when the […]


Pakistan flight tests Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad

Pakistan flight tests Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad

Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) “Ra’ad”, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release. The Ra’ad missile, with a range of 350 km, enables Pakistan to achieve […]


SM-3, SM-2s Take On Ballistic, Cruise Missile Targets During Simulated Missile Attack Exercise

SM-3, SM-2s Take On Ballistic, Cruise Missile Targets During Simulated Missile Attack Exercise

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, a U.S. Navy destroyer successfully engaged ballistic and cruise missile targets simultaneously with a Raytheon-made (RTN) Standard Missile-3 and Standard Missile-2s in a complex integrated air and missile defense exercise. “This test showcases […]


North Korea researching sea-based missiles: US think-tank

North Korea researching sea-based missiles: US think-tank

North Korea has built a test facility that may be intended to develop a marine-based ballistic missile launch capability, using submarines or surface vessels, a US think-tank said Tuesday. While submarines carrying ballistic missiles could provide the North Korea with […]


Successful Final Qualification Firing for MdCN

Successful Final Qualification Firing for MdCN

The French DGA (Direction Générale d’Armement) has successfully carried out the final qualification firing of the MdCN system (Missile de Croisière Naval, also known as NCM or Naval Cruise Missile). The firing, which took place on 27th October 2014 at […]


Raytheon SM-6s Intercept Targets In ‘Engage On Remote’ Tests

Raytheon SM-6s Intercept Targets In ‘Engage On Remote’ Tests

During the U.S. Navy’s Combat Ship System Qualification Trials, the USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) tested two Raytheon Standard Missile-6 interceptors against anti-ship and cruise missile targets. As part of ‘engage on remote’ scenarios, the ship launched the SM-6 interceptors prior […]


India test-fires first home-made cruise missile

India test-fires first home-made cruise missile

India successfully test-fired its first domestically built nuclear-capable long-range cruise missile Friday, marking another step in building up the country´s defence prowess. The “Nirbhay”, or “fearless”, missile blasted off from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Missile Test Range in […]


Lockheed orders more cruise missile bodies from Exelis

Lockheed orders more cruise missile bodies from Exelis

Lockheed Martin has contracted Exelis to manufacture composite-material bodies and structures for more than 400 air-to-ground cruise missiles. The award, for production Lot 11 and Lot 12 of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile is a follow-on contract and carries a […]


 
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