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Syria Receives 72 Yakhont Missiles from Russia

Russia has supplied two Bastion coastal missile systems to Syria, concluding a controversial $300 million arms deal inked with the Syrian government four years ago. These missiles could put at risk elements of the Six Fleet patrolling the eastern Mediterranean, as well as Israel navy vessels and Israeli offshore rigs.

Successful Test of the U.S. Army Hypersonic Weapon Concept

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command conducted the first test flight of the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) concept. The mach 5 glide weapon was developed as part of the Pentagon’s US$600 million Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS) program, aimed at providing U.S. military services with conventional attack weapons capable of striking anywhere on earth within less than 60 minutes.

The High Cost of Precision Attack

Depleting stocks of Precision Guided Munitions (PGM) used by European Air Forces in Libya is expected to trigger demand for affordable guided weapons. This article examines the operational advantages and weaknesses of the various weapons, and how it reflects in their costs

Pakistan Tests Ra’ad (HATF VIII) Air-Launched Cruise Missile

Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Ra'ad Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) also designated Hatf-VIII. the nuclear capable Raad has a range of over 350 km; its accuracy is sufficient to effectively attack hardened targets delivering conventional warheads.

Update: NATO Coalition Attack Hits Libyan Air Defenses

Last night the joint task force 'Odyssey Dawn', comprising U.S. Navy and Royal Navy surface ships and submarines launched a massive attack against 20 Libya air defense sites, by 112 Tomahawk sea-launched cruise missiles and Storm Shadow air launched cruise missiles fired from RAF Tornado GR4s.

Pakistan Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Hatf-VII Cruise Missile

Pakistan successfully tested Hatf-VII nuclear-capable cruise missile which flew up to of a range of 600 km. The missile, also called Babur (after the...

Brahmos to Fly with the Indian Air Force in 2012

BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile for the Indian Air Force, would be ready by next year, officials said. Destined to fly on the Su-30MKI...

Delilah Addresses India’s Requirement for Air-Launched Loitering Weapons

An increasing demand for precision guided weapons, driven by the network-enabled revolution, and essential needs for defensive systems are creating significant demand for the...

Iranian Ballistic Missile Scores a Direct Hit on a Target Ship

Iran demonstrated today its capability to hit a floating target with precision guided, short range ballistic missile of the Fatah 110 (M-600) class. Photo: FARS news agency
Iran demonstrated today a new type of short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) based on the Fatah 110 platform, capable of hitting targets at a range...

Lockheed Martin Awarded $218 to Test Six New Anti-Ship Missiles

Lockheed Martin continues toward demonstrating the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) weapon capability under the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA). The company has...

How serious is the P800 Yakhont threat? Does it have a...

The expected arrival of the P800 Yakhont supersonic anti-ship missile in Syria is considered the first serious attempt by Syria to directly challenge the...

Iranian Displays Advanced Ballistic Missiles, Air Defense Systems & Anti-Ship Missiles...

Above: the Iranians displayed the Ghadr-I Ballistic missile at the Army Day Parade 2010. This missile is capable of hitting targets at a range...

B-1B Lancer

The B-1B Lancer is emerging as a transformational weapon system, not because of its nuclear attack capability but due to its ability to strike...

Club S Naval Cruise Missile

Club S submarine launched cruise missile family, includes the 3M-54E1 anti-ship missile and 3M-14E land attack versions, capable of striking land and naval targets...

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