Taiwan’s main weapons research and development unit released a video and several photos of the test launch of its Hsiung Feng III missile for the first time on December 2nd. The HF-3 missile is seen launched from a land based test platform as well as from a ROC Navy (Republic of China – Taiwan) Cheng Kung-class frigate.
Russia says it has successfully tested its new submarine-launched Bulava intercontinental missile.
Russia’s second Borey-class nuclear submarine test-fired a strategic Bulava intercontinental missile. The night blast-off from a submerged boat was the first successful SLBM launch for the Aleksandr Nevsky.
Nov. 6, 2014 – The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy Sailors aboard the USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in three successful near-simultaneous target engagements over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis Baseline (BL) 9.C1 (BMD 5.0 Capability Upgrade) Weapon System configured ship.
Officials collecting data to see how latest version of air defense system will operate against threats.
The rockets were fired towards Israel by Palestinian militants but they were all destroyed before they could cause any damage
The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Air Force 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command, Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. Northern Command and the U.S. Navy completed an integrated exercise of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the nation’s Ballistic […]
On May 28, the Atlantic Council convened a panel discussion featuring the last three former directors of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA)—Lt. Gen. Ronald T. Kadish, USAF (Ret.), LTG Patrick O’Reilly, USA (Ret.), and Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering, USAF (Ret.).
Video of the May 2014 test of the Aegis Ashore System.
The Department of Defense has been researching and developing high-energy military lasers for decades, and these weapons systems are currently a subject of debate in Congress. A House Armed Services Committee panel described the Army’s Solid State Laser Testbed […]