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Raytheon touts success of its enhanced Griffin C missile

Raytheon’s Griffin C missile has completed its development phase with flight tests to demonstrate its readiness for deployment on Littoral Combat Ships. The Griffin C features increased range — three times the 12.5 miles of the Griffin B Block II […]

Making Crimea Pay

October 28, 2014: Russia recently announced that it would refurbish and reactivate the Cold War era Dnepr early-warning radar in Crimea that was closed in 2008 because of a rent dispute with Ukraine. Earlier in 2014 Russia seized Crimea from […]

China’s submarines add nuclear-strike capability

One Sunday morning last December, China’s defense ministry summoned military attachés from several embassies to its monolithic Beijing headquarters. To the foreigners’ surprise, the Chinese said that one of their nuclear-powered submarines would soon pass through the Strait of Malacca, […]

Rafael extends Iron Dome C-RAM to the naval domain

RAFAEL unveils at Euronaval the C-DOME – close-in weapon system that provides a defensive shield for naval surface vessels, against multiple simultaneous ripple attacks. RAFAEL is extending the Iron Dome Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar defense system to the maritime domain, […]

‘Conditions’ dictate delay in S. Korea OPCON transfer

WASHINGTON — Political and strategic developments have compelled the United States and South Korea to shelve major plans for reorganization of allied forces on the Korean Peninsula, according to officials and outside experts. During a joint press conference at the […]