ABOUT

Missile Threat brings together a wide range of information and analyses relating to the proliferation of cruise and ballistic missiles around the world and the air and missile defense systems designed to defeat them. Missile Threat is a product of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

FEATUREDITEMS

Read All
North Korea Missile Launches: 1984-Present
April 20, 2017

North Korea Missile Launches: 1984-Present

The following database provides a chronology of North Korea missile launches and nuclear detonations, also reflected in the graphic above. These entries include full flight tests of ballistic and cruise missiles,…

Missile Maps and Infographics
April 19, 2017

Missile Maps and Infographics

Access Missile Threat’s growing collection of quality infographics in one place. These graphics display the missile activity and capabilities of countries around the globe, including missile ranges, missile testing patterns, and…

Video: Next Steps for Defending the Homeland
April 7, 2017

Video: Next Steps for Defending the Homeland

Protecting the homeland is regularly identified as the top priority of U.S. missile defense efforts. This mission is dependent upon a global network of sensors and interceptors, including the Ground-based…

Homeland Missile Defense: Illustrations
April 7, 2017

Homeland Missile Defense: Illustrations

This page provides downloadable versions of all illustrations found in Missile Defense 2020: Next Steps for Defending the Homeland. Illustrations are organized by chapter, in the order of their appearance…

Read All Articles

MISSILESYSTEMS

Explore Missile Threat’s dynamic database of information on offensive and defensive missile systems from across the globe.

MISSILES OF THE WORLD
Missile Defense

A growing collection of information on various countries’ missile systems, with illustrations and up-to-date information on their capabilities and history.

LEARN MORE
DEFENSE SYSTEMS
Missile Defense

Explore the components that go into making missile defense effective, including sensors, interceptors, command and control.

LEARN MORE

LATESTNEWS

Read All
April 24, 2017

Romania Announces Intent to Purchase Patriot System

According to reports, Romania has announced its intent to procure the Patriot air and missile defense system. Romania, a NATO member, would purchase the Patriot missile defense batteries to work…

April 24, 2017

India Tests Sea-to-Land Brahmos Cruise Missile

On April 21, 2017, the Indian Navy conducted the first test-launch of the sea-to-land variant of its Brahmos two-stage supersonic cruise missile. The Brahmos was launched from the Indian naval…

April 24, 2017

LRDR Passes Preliminary Design Review

On April 20, 2017, Lockheed Martin announced that the Long Range Discrimination Radar passed its preliminary design review, an important step in meeting the 2020 deployment deadline. The preliminary design…