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Pentagon Awards Lockheed $601M for Trident II D5 Missiles

March 20, 2020 @ 05:49 AM

The Pentagon has given Lockheed Martin a $601.3 million order to supply Trident II D5 missiles to the US Navy

Pakistan Tests 600km Range Air-Launched Cruise Missile

February 19, 2020 @ 06:10 AM

Pakistan conducted flight test of "Ra'ad-II" air-launched cruise missile having a range of 600km on Tuesday. The weapon system was equipped with guidance and navigation systems ensuring engagement of targets with high precision, Inter Services Public Relations, the military's media wing, said in a statement

India’s Test of K-4 SLBM from Pontoon Successful

January 20, 2020 @ 06:27 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out test of a 3,500-km range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a fixed underwater pontoon on Sunday afternoon. “The test was conducted from a submerged pontoon and has met the desired parameters

Boeing Delivers World’s Most Powerful Rocket’s Core Stage to NASA

January 9, 2020 @ 06:48 AM

Boeing on Tuesday delivered the core stage of NASAs first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agencys Pegasus barge. NASA will transport the SLS core stage to its Stennis Space Center in Bay St

China Developing New Waverider Hypersonic Vehicle

December 2, 2019 @ 08:09 AM

Chinas “Xingkong-2” currently undergoing trials, is the countrys first waverider hypersonic vehicle with its development starting a year prior to the DF-17. Enumerating differences between the DF-17 and the Xingkong-2 (Starry Sky-2), Ma Jun, a military expert, told state-run CCTV that the latter "might use a different flight pattern to the...

Boeing Sets up New Consortium to Create All-domain Remote Sensing Network in...

October 23, 2019 @ 05:42 AM

Boeing has announced setting up a new consortium of international companies, called IRSA Development Group (IDG), to work on a scalable, all-domain system-of-systems for remote sensing and persistent monitoring of the Arctic and other remote areas. The network is called IRSA (Integrated Remote Sensing for the Arctic) and comprises satellites, high altitude long endurance (HALE) drones, medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drones, small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS), sea-surface and sub-sea platforms, and ground stations

Russia Helping China Build Ballistic Missile Warning System

October 4, 2019 @ 10:19 AM

Moscow is aiding China build a system that comprises a network of ground-based radars and satellite arrays in earths orbit to detect ballistic missile launches, calculate trajectories of the projectiles and kick-start an apt response. "I dont think Ill open a huge secret here

US Tests Nuclear-Capable Minuteman III ICBM

October 3, 2019 @ 04:30 AM

The US Air Force tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early on Wednesday with a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Minuteman III is the only nuclear-capable ground-based ICBM that remains in service in the US

China Displays New Nuclear Missile Based on DF-31 ICBM at National Day...

October 1, 2019 @ 05:02 AM

China on Tuesday displayed twelve of its new JL-2 nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) based on DF-31 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) for the first time at the National Day parade in Beijing. The missile is reportedly already being inducted into active service with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)

Japanese Radars, MSDF Crews Failed to Track N.Korean Missiles Due to Low...

September 23, 2019 @ 10:18 AM

Japanese radar stations and Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) failed to track some of North Korea's short-range missiles launched in recent months due to their low altitudes of less than 60km and irregular trajectories. “This raises concern over Tokyos defense capabilities

Cruise Missiles Coming From Iran or Iraq Involved in Saudi Oil Facility...

September 16, 2019 @ 10:34 AM

Cruise Missiles striking with great precision, rather than drone were involved in Saturdays Saudi Oil facility attack, the Pentagon said releasing satellite pictures of the strike. The projectiles attacked storage tanks and processing and compressor trains, the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies said

Turkey's Indigenous Bunker Busting Cruise Missile Completes Preliminary Tests

September 6, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

Turkeys indigenous, bunker busting, long-range cruise missile “SOM-B2” has completed preliminary testing, Turkish minister of industry and technology announced Thursday. "The first tests of the first Turkish SOM-B2 cruise missiles, which can be used against concrete fortifications, have been successfully carried out," Mustafa Varank, minister of industry and technology,

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