When the government of Poland chose to buy Raytheon’s Patriot anti-missile system last month, executive Dan Crowley said the company was prepared to meet the NATO ally’s “long-term objectives for this important program.” But officials close to the project and […]
An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean experts in nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program. The […]
Israel’s top Air Force officer said Wednesday that Russian S-300 air defense systems, if or when deployed by Iran, would constitute more of “a strategic issue than an operative issue” because it would embolden Tehran to “even more aggressive” behavior. […]
North Korea released new footage of what it claims is the triumphant lift-off of a submarine-launched ballistic missile. Two minutes of heavily edited footage uploaded to YouTube appeared on the page of North Korea’s state-controlled media outlet Uriminzokkiri on Wednesday, […]
Lockheed Martin Maritime Sensors and Systems won a $124 million cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to upgrade Japan’s Kongo-Class AEGIS destroyer JS Kongo [DDG-173] to give it AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense Block 2004 capability. Japan’s Kongo-Class destroyers are based on the USA’s […]
Air Force missile crews test-launched another unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Wednesday, the third since late March — only this time the missileers were in the air. ICBM crews from the 90th Missile Wing at F.E. Warren Air Force […]
Moscow and Tehran have concluded talks on the delivery of Russian S-300 missiles to Iran which should take place “quite” soon, Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Monday. “The negotiations on the subject have ended in success. I estimate […]
WASHINGTON ― The U.S. is “prepared and capable of” defending South Korea from a North Korean missile attack, according to Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control Frank Rose.
The U.S. Defense Department has unveiled a plan to deploy a long-range discrimination radar (LRDR) in Alaska by 2020 to better detect missile threats from countries like North Korea.
Russia recently announced the lifting of its 2010 ban on the sale to Iran of five S-300 PMU-1anti-aircraft missile systems. Iran had ordered them in 2007, but Russia halted the sale under international pressure.