Missiles & Bombs

Missiles & Bombs

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...

Taiwan develops new compact loitering guided weapon

The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) of Taiwan has unveiled its new anti-radiation loitering munition system or anti-radiation missile at the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE 2017). The new loitering munition...

Chinese artillerymen conducted exercise with PHL-03 rocket launchers

China's People's Liberation Army soldiers of an artillery regiment conducted a live shell drill on August 16, 2017. The artillerymen assigned to an army brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army conducted a live shell drill with...

Expert: North Korea with Kremlin engines

Russia, against which the United States has recently imposed the new sanctions, decided to undermine the level of trust between official Washington and Kiev in order to prevent the supply of American defensive lethal...