Missiles & Bombs

Missiles & Bombs

Japanese government: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test

North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said, a move the United States and its allies in the region are likely to view as a major provocation. Seismological data from the...

Four F-35 stealth fighter jets joined in live-fire exercises near North Korea

Four F-35B stealth jets and two B-1B strategic bombers from the United States trained with South Korea's F-15K fighter jets over the Korean Peninsula on Thursday in response to North Korea's continued ballistic missile...

US guided-missile destroyer intercepts target missile during a test off the coast of Hawaii

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a complex missile defense flight test, resulting in the intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)...

Lockheed, Raytheon receive contracts for nuclear cruise missile

The Long Range Stand-Off program is an Air Force initiative to replace the nuclear-capable AGM-86 Air Launched Cruise Missile deployed on the B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber. The ALCM is the current nuclear-capable cruise missile in...

South Korea tests new ballistic missile

South Korea made public rare footage of its testing on new ballistic missiles Tuesday, hours after North Korea's ballistic missile launch. Just before 6 a.m. South Korea time Tuesday, North Korea fired an unidentified missile...

Russia to develop improved variant of ISKANDER missile

The State Corporation Rostec has announced a plans to develop an improved variant of Iskander mobile short-range ballistic missile system for the Russian armed forces. According to the company, Rostec is planning to improve its operational-tactical...

China releases footage of HQ-17’s production line

Chinese state media has released video footage demonstrating the production line of the short-range surface-to-air missile system. Released in August, the footage shows the first high-quality images of a new production facility for the manufacturing of the...

Russia’s nuclear submarine successfully fires KALIBR cruise missile

The Severodvinsk multidimensional nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet has fired the Kalibr sea-based cruise missile. According to the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, the submarine crew performed the firing from submerged position at a...