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Americas Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have been contracted by the US DoD to modernize the Command Launch Unit for their jointly-developed Javelin anti-tank missile. Valued at $10.1 million, the contract modification will apply toward weight reduction, engineering design requirements and analysis for updating the CLU infrared targeting system. Show More Summary
North Korea shocked the world with a July 4 launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but according to a new analysis done by Breaking Defense, the missile is basically useless. Read the full report here North Korea may be gearing...Show More Summary
Art punk vets Pere Ubu will release 20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo on September 29 via Cherry Red Records. Made with a nine-piece lineup... Continue reading…
The US military is preparing to conduct another test of a missile-intercept system in Alaska, the Pentagon said Monday, amid continued tensions with North Korea over its ballistic missile program. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff...Show More Summary
Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia Could they kill millions? “Hawaii, where the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) is stationed, and Alaska,” where part of the U.S. missile shield is based, are in range of North Korea’s missiles, the Rodong Sinmun wrote Sunday, according to NK News. Show More Summary
Gen. Joe Dunford said it would be best for the U.S. to tackle Pyongyang's nuclear program through diplomatic and economic means
North Korea is facing an unprecedented drought that could lead to even greater food shortages.
Hawaii isn't taking any chances when it comes to North Korea. The state is updating its missile attack preparedness plan that hasn't been used in decades. Read more...
THAAD INTERCEPTION TEST: A photo of the July 11 test launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska. The THAAD anti-missile missile intercepted an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target.
OH: North Korea is Able to Launch a ‘Limited Missile Attack,’ Warns Top U.S. General. At dinner last night I was speaking to someone deeply involved in our missile defense program, and half-jokingly suggested we place North Korea under a “missile quarantine” by stationing an Aegis-equipped destroyer or two in international waters — with instructions […]
The country's U.S. base closed in 2014, as tensions between Russia and the West peaked over Ukraine's decision to topple the pro-Russian government in Kiev.
Paul Richard Huard Security, Asia And they didn't need carrier-killer missiles. It was shortly after midnight when two Viet Cong commandos emerged from a sewer tunnel that emptied into Saigon Port, each man carrying nearly 90 pounds...Show More Summary
North Korea’s latest provocations have been the catalyst to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency issuing a plan aimed at helping residents and visitors prepare for a potential North Korean missile attack. The plan was rolled out this...Show More Summary
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are escalating.
This picture was taken at the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in South Dakota. This is an example of the kind of gallows humor that must have gone along with the assignment to man the ICBM launch facility. Tony Gatlin painted this door in 1989. Show More Summary
In the 15-plus years since 9/11 parts of an expanding swathe of the planet were catastrophically unsettled. You remember. It was supposed to be twenty-first-century war, American-style: precise beyond imagining; smart bombs; drones capable...Show More Summary
Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran. The Sayyad 3 missile can reach an altitude of 27 km (16 miles) and travel up to 120 km (74 miles), Iranian defense minister Hossein Dehghan said at a ceremony. Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia It might be old but it can kill. The Korean People’s Navy—what North Korea calls its naval force—is one of the most unusual navies in Asia. Starved of funds by Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs, the...Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia Tokyo could really bring the thunder. A new anti-ship missile promises to give a tremendous boost to the Japan Self Defense Force's ability to deter naval aggression. The missile, known as XASM-3, can travel at speeds of Mach 3, evading missile defenses to sink enemy surface ships. Show More Summary