Israel’s missile defenses are effective in limited conflicts, but no substitute for diplomacy.
India Successful Test Fires Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile (Source: Youtube)
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during a stressing demonstration of its 360-degree air and missile defense (AMD) capabilities at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
The Russian Aerospace Defence Forces carried out live firing exercises at the Kapustin Yar testing ground in Russia’s southern Astrakhan region on Wednesday.
MEADS Flight Test #2 is designed to demonstrate a first-ever dual intercept of two targets in opposite directions in a simultaneous engagement — a real-time, stressing demonstration of MEADS’ 360-degree air and missile defense capabilities.
October 4, 2013: Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B guided missile is launched from the USS Lake Erie, and successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii during a Missile Defense Agency and US Navy test. […]
September 18, 2013: An SM-3 Block 1B interceptor is launched from the USS Lake Erie during a MDA test and successfully intercepted a complex short-range ballistic missile target off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. Learn more at www.mda.mil/system/aegis_bmd.html.
The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense and Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon systems were on display during flight tests held this week in waters over the Pacific.
India has conducted a second test firing of a nuclear-capable missile with a range of 5,000 kilometers. New Delhi is struggling to challenge Beijing in the race for missile dominance in Asia.