Japanese Ruling Party Wants Ability to Strike Enemy Bases

March 16, 2018 @ 12:58 PM

The Japanese military should be able to strike enemy missile bases, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is finalizing a proposal to urge the Japanese government in this regard. The LDP is hoping to finalize the proposal by May so that it will be reflected in the countrys defense buildup guidelines...

Russia Tests Air-launched Ballistic Missile From MiG-31 Jet

March 11, 2018 @ 03:05 AM

Russias test-launched its Kinzhal ‘aeroballistic hypersonic missile from the belly of a MiG-31 fighter jet on Sunday. “A MiG-31 interceptor jet made a training launch of a Kinzhal high-precision ‘aeroballistic hypersonic missile and the missile hit a target on the test range,” the Russian Defense Ministry announced...

Lockheed Martin To Develop Ballistic Re-Entry Vehicles To Test US Missile Defense...

March 9, 2018 @ 02:22 PM

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin an $80.6 million fixed-price contract for modified ballistic re-entry vehicles and separation modules for missile defense tests

Northrop Grumman Wins $475M Contract For Ballistic Missile Defense System Program

March 7, 2018 @ 09:37 AM

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $475 million contract to Northrop Grumman to develop and field simulation models of a Ballistic Missile Defense System, or BMDS, and its capabilities. According to the contract, announced Monday by the Department of Defense, Northrop Grumman will develop, test and field complex modelling...

Putin Reveals New Russian Nuclear Missile Defense

March 1, 2018 @ 01:15 PM

Russias President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday the creation of a nuclear powered cruise missile that guarantees an unlimited range and high speed and is capable of penetrating any missile defense. Speaking at the annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly, Putin was quoted as saying by TASS: "Russia...

India Test Fires 'Dhanush' Ballistic Missile

February 23, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

India on Friday successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable 'Dhanush' ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 kms from a naval ship off Odisha coast. The surface-to-surface missile, a naval variant of the indigenously-developed 'Prithvi' missile, was test-fired from the ship positioned near Paradip in the Bay of Bengal at around 10

India Tests 2000-km Range Agni-II Surface-Surface Missile

February 20, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

India today test-fired its medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile with a strike range of 2,000 km from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile was conducted from a mobile launcher at the Launch Complex-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at around 8

Russia-Saudi S-400 Missile System Deal Enters Technical Discussions Stage

February 19, 2018 @ 12:20 PM

Negotiations on sale of Russian S-400 missile systems to Saudi Arabia have entered the technical and logistics details stage. "Regarding the S-400, detail discussions are continuing between the two sides on the final arrangements of this

Lockheed Martin Receives $524 Million Contract for PAC-3 Missiles

February 9, 2018 @ 01:37 PM

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $524 million contract modification for production and delivery of Lockheed Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors. This modification is in addition to the $944 million contract awarded on Dec

North Korea Debuts Latest Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ‘Hwasong-15’ At Military Parade

February 9, 2018 @ 08:54 AM

North Koreas latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Hwasong-15 has been featured for the first time in a military parade on Thursday that marked 70th anniversary of the founding of its military. The North Korean military demonstrated at least four launchers with Hwasong-15 ICBMs at the parade, according to the edited clips broadcasted by the Norths state-run Korean Central Television

India Test Fires Nuclear-capable Agni-1 Ballistic Missile

February 6, 2018 @ 01:32 PM

India today successfully test-fired its short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-1 with a strike range of over 700 km from a test range off the Odisha coast. The indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile was launched as a part of a periodic training activity by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Army to consolidate operational readiness, Defence sources told PTI

China Claims Successful Missile Interception Test

February 6, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

China conducted a mid-course land-based missile interception test, which its Ministry of National Defense said was conducted within China's territory and “achieved its preset goal.” The type of missile used in the test or target was not mentioned in several reports published in Chinas state-controlled media