Missiles

The DF-ZF hypersonic glide vehicle. Photo: People's Daily Online.

China’s Hypersonic Glider Passes New Test

China has successfully completed a seventh flight test of its new hypersonic glide vehicle last week in its northern central Shanxi province, according to an…










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Osprey Aircraft Test-Fire Rockets and Missiles

Bell Boeing recently test fired laser-guided rockets from the V-22 Osprey aircraft in a series of mock combat demonstrations at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., showing…



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Israel’s Iron Dome Intercepts Rockets from Gaza

The Israeli military has posted video reportedly showing its Iron Dome missile defense system intercepting rockets fired by Palestinian fighters in Gaza. Mid-air explosions can been…


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DoD Completes Successful Missile-Defense Test

The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency conducted the first successful test of its ground-based missile defense system in five years. The Boeing Co.-made Ground-based Midcourse Defense…


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Big Test Coming for Missile Defense System

The Pentagon’s next big test of its multi-billion-dollar homeland missile defense system is slightly more than a week away, according to a news report. The…



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Pentagon to Redesign Missile ‘Kill Vehicle’

The Pentagon’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015 would provide funding to redesign a key part of the nation’s missile-defense program. The Defense Department’s spending plan…


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Pentagon Cuts Research Budget by $500 Million

The Defense Department’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015 would cut $500 million from science and technology accounts, the so-called seed corn of military superiority. The…


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Russia Alerted U.S. to ICBM Launch

Russia’s latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile was expected and in compliance with a bilateral arms-reduction treaty, a U.S. official said. The country, which…



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Russia Moves Missiles Near Poland, Lithuania

Russia has reportedly deployed nuclear-capable missiles closer to Europe near the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania. Moscow confirmed stationing several short-range Iskander ballistic missiles,…