Aerojet Rocketdyne Demos On-demand Thrust Termination of Hypersonic Missile Motor

June 22, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

Aerojet Rocketdyne has demonstrated a technology that allows on-demand thrust termination of a rocket motor to advance the realization of hypersonic missiles. DARPAs Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing and demonstrating new technologies for ground-launched medium-range hypersonic weapons, successfully completed full-scale static test firing of a unique second stage propulsion...

Israel Aerospace, Tomer Partner to Develop Missiles Rocket Engines

June 9, 2021 @ 01:13 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Tomer, a government-owned company producing rocket propulsion systems, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop projects in rocket propulsion and innovative missiles rocket engines. The MoU includes investment in joint projects, mutual R&D and establishing infrastructure for the companies' respective R&D departments for the...

Australian Missile Corporation Announces Partnerships with IAI, Local firms

June 3, 2021 @ 05:36 PM

The Australian Missile Corporation (AMC) today announced the signing of the first partners to the AMC collaboration; Quickstep and Black Sky Aerospace to support the Australian Government realise its vision for a sovereign guided weapons enterprise equipped and ready to support the Australian Defence Force. In addition, AMC and Israel Aerospace...

Russia, China Reach ‘Oral’ Agreement on Integration of One-another’s Manned Space Launchers...

May 24, 2021 @ 01:07 PM

Russian and Chinese Space agencies have reached an ‘oral agreement on the mutual integration of their manned spacecraft to the super-heavy launch vehicles of the two countries, Roscosmos executive director for science Alexander Bloshenko told

U.S. Aborts Minuteman III ICBM Missile Test Launch

May 5, 2021 @ 05:48 PM

A test launch of United States Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), capable of carrying multiple self-guided nuclear warheads, scheduled for Wednesday, was aborted just prior to launch, the US Air Force's Global Strike Command said. "The cause of the ground abort is being investigated and Air force Global Strike Command...

France Test-fires M51 Nuclear Ballistic Missile

April 28, 2021 @ 03:54 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) successfully conducted a test firing of an M51 nuclear strategic ballistic missile without a warhead from the Landes site of DGA Missile Tests today. Florence Parly, Minister of the Armed Forces, expresses her great satisfaction after the success, a DGA release said

Turkey Tests Hybrid Engine for Moon Mission Rocket

April 11, 2021 @ 12:23 PM

Turkeys space agency has successfully tested its first hybrid engine that will be used in a rocket that will send a payload to the Moon Mustafa Varank, technology and industry minister said on Sunday that he had received information about the test,

North Korea Launches 2 Ballistic Missiles, Day after Cruise Missile Firing

March 25, 2021 @ 03:11 AM

North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles, believed to be ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Thursday, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. The launch comes a day after it fired two short range cruise missiles from a land-based launcher

U.S., Israel to Jointly Develop Arrow 4 Missile Interceptor System

February 19, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) is collaborating with the U.S

Northrop Grumman's Nuclear Missile Passes Design Review

February 17, 2021 @ 07:15 AM

Northrop Grummans design for a new nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile named Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) has completed first major design review. Around 660 GBSDs will replace the five-decades old Minuteman III nuclear missiles starting in the late 2020s

Iran Tests New “Smart” Missile with 300km Strike Range

February 16, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

Iran has test-fired a new medium-range smart missile that can fly as far as 300km. “The missile is prepared for deployment in defense of our homeland