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Russia Concerned About US Stance on Nuclear Treaty – Deputy FM

Washington's plans to establish missile defense launching sites in Romania and Poland include systems that are prohibited by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

North Korea Fires 2 Missiles Into Sea Amid US-South Korea Drills

North Korea fired two missiles into the sea off its east coast early Monday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.

Russia to Assess Consequences of NATO Buildup for National Security – Envoy

Establishing of missile defense bases in Poland and Romania can seriously affect military security and is not aimed at the creation of a stable, peaceful and united Europe.

Israel Wants US Congress to Add $300Mln for its Missile Defense Systems

Israel decided to bypass the White House and Pentagon with its request for funding increase at a time when Israel's relations with the United States are strained.

BrahMos-M Weapons to Bolster India's Defense Capability Significantly

The creation of the innovative "mini-BrahMos" missile will allow India to arm its air squadrons and submarines with sophisticated weaponry, bolstering its defense capability significantly.

BMD System Tracks, Simulates Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST today, three short-range ballistic missile […]

AEGIS Missile Defense System Performs Successful Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic

U.S. Seeking Submarine-Launched Stealthy Anti-Ship Missile

Security, Lockheed Martin is currently developing an undersea variant of the LRASM. Lockheed Martin is developing a submarine-launched stealthy long-range anti-ship missile for the U.S. Navy. Last week Inside Defense reported that Lockheed Martin has begun work on an undersea-launched variant of its Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). Show More Summary

Lockheed Proposes Self Defense Antimissile Missile for Fighter Aircraft

The US Air Force is considering a Lockheed Martin proposal to adapt technology used for a ground-based missile defense system to protect fighters under attack in the air.The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has invited proposalsShow More Summary

Lockheed Claims 300 Kilowatt Laser Weapon Only 3 Years Away

In three years the US military could have a prototype laser weapon blasting out 300 kilowatts of energy, a jump that could ignite a revolution in missile defense, a Lockheed Martin engineer told me today,A 300-kw laser could kill cruise missiles. Show More Summary

U.S. looks to boost air, missile defense partnerships in Pacific

Increased interoperability and improved data sharing with international partners are key goals of U.S. Air and Missile Defense, or ADM, especially in the Pacific and U.S. Central Command theaters, said ADM force leaders. “Today we have Air and Missile Defense […]

Russia Developed New Fuel to Power Mach 5 Hypersonic Missiles

Zachary Keck Security, Europe Russia has developed special new fuel to enable missiles to travel 5 times the speed of sound. Russia’s Defense Ministry has developed a new hypersonic missile fuel, a senior defense official has announced. According...Show More Summary

Russian Strategic Missile Forces Begin Wide-Range Drills in 12 Regions

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have begun wide-range exercises in 12 regions in the country, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. “Russia’s SMF with more than 30 missile battalions in 12 regions in Russia (from the Tver to the Irkustsk regions) […]

US Services aim to standardize air, missile defense networks

Across the globe, a variety of air and missile defense threats are evolving and proliferating. At the same time, adversaries are exploiting weaknesses in America’s air and missile defense system, said Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman, commandant of the Army […]

Amid Talk of Summit, N. Korea Tests Missiles

North Korea test-fired five short-range missiles into the sea today in its second such weapons test this year, a South Korean defense official said, amid dimming prospects for the resumption of high-level talks between the rival countries. The missiles, fired from a North Korean coastal town, flew about 125 miles...

New Boomers Sinking Navy Shipbuilding Budget; Rear Admirals Suggest Everyone Share Pain

Refreshing the Ohio-class nuclear ballistic missile submarines will garner $10 billion in expenditures, split between research and long-lead-time procurement, over the next five years, according to the Future Years Defense Plan. After that, the real money really starts to add up. The Navy today estimates that it will cost $100 billion to replace the existing […]

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol is in talks with Iran on modernizing the short range Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile defense systems, the plant’s assistant director general told RIA Novosti Thursday. “Iran has been operating a large number of our […]

Israel shells south Lebanon after deadly attack by Hezbollah

2 Israeli soldiers were killed and seven wounded by an anti-tank missile attack near the Lebanon border Wednesday — an escalation in border violence that also left a U.N. peacekeeper dead. Israel Defense Forces responded to the attack by firing at least 30 shells into Lebanon. Live television pictures showed smoke rising from the area. […]

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