Home Tags Cruise Missiles
Tag: Cruise Missiles
Spike NLOS, Hyumu-2,3 showcased on South Korea’s Parade
South Korea's Armed Forces Day on Tuesday, October 1st, saw the first public display of two new home-grown missiles. The Chosun Ilbo reports. The Country's Hyunmu-3C...
Russian Military Wants More Cruise Missiles
Russia will increase its number of cruise missiles by 30 times by the end of the current decade, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday....
French Cruise Missile Successful in First Firing Test
The new cruise missile built for the French Navy has completed the first qualification test firing last week. The naval cruise missile (MdCN or...
South Korea Selects the Taurus KEPD 350 Cruise Missile
South Korea will likely buy the Taurus KEPD 350 long-range air-to-surface cruise missiles next year. Seoul is seeking to equip the next batch of fighter aircraft it intends to buy with the new missile.
India Tests BrahMos Missile Launch From an Underwater Platform
India successfully carried out the maiden test firing of a submarine-launched BrahMos missile, lunching the 290 km-range supersonic missile from a submerged ponton simulating a submarine launcher.
First Nirbhay Cruise Missile Test Fails
India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is preparing for the first flight test of an Indian cruise missile tomorrow, March 12, 2013 at the missile test range at Chandipur, Odisha. Under the planned test, Nirbhay (Fearless) will be required to complete a flight of 1,000 km, representing the weapon's operational range.
B-1B To Test New Offensive Anti-Surface Missile
DARPA has added a third flight test of an air-launched Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) to be conducted from a B-1B in 2013. There are already two air-launched flight tests scheduled for this year as part of the Phase 2 LRASM contract awarded in 2010.
India’s K-15 Sagarika Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile Completes Developmental Tests
Moving a step closer to completing its nuclear triad, India today successfully test-fired a submarine launched ballistic missile, with a strike range of around...
Asia Pacific defense Update – Nov. 2012 Edition
The new issue of Asia pacific Defense Update is here! This digest of 26 articles highlighting recent defense news events from the region is based on the full version (premium content) from Defense Update and other sources, brought to you in a concise, pdf edition you can store on your desktop, read on tablets and smartphones.
US and South Korea Agree to Extend Missile Range
After years of negotiation, South Korea and the United States have reached an agreement in support of extending the reach of the South’s ballistic missiles. Under this agreement, Seoul will be allowed to deploy ballistic missiles with a range of 800 kilometers bringing all of North Korea within striking range of the South’s missile arsenal.
Pakistan Test Fires Nuclear Armed Cruise Missile
Pakistan announced it had test-fired a nuclear-capable cruise missile on Monday, September 17, 2012. The Hatf-VII Babur cruise missile developed in Pakistan was attributed by the military as having "stealth features".
Taiwan Deploys Cruise Missiles With Range to Reach Chinese Mainland
Taiwan plans to deploy its newly developed Hsiungfeng IIE cruise missiles on land-based launch sites, within strike distance from mainland China. The new missile has an effective range of about 600 kilometers and carries a warhead of 200 kg.
Patriot PAC-3 Assisted by JLENS, Successfully Intercept a Cruise Missile Target
Lockheed Martin's PAC-3 Missile successfully intercepted and destroyed a cruise missile target yesterday at the Utah Test and Training Range, in an unprecedented interoperability demonstration utilizing the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS) and the PATRIOT system.
Hyunmoo Missiles – Seoul Going Ballistic
In response to the failed April 13th North Korean attempt to launch a satellite using a long-range ballistic missile, South Korea released a video showing launches of unidentified cruise missile and a ballistic missile, likely to be the latest versions of the Hyunmoo family, indigenously developed in South Korea.