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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).

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A Missile Defense Agenda
September 19, 2017

A Missile Defense Agenda

We must ‘rebalance’ in the right way.  In the 1990s, the U.S. intelligence community assessed that North Korea might acquire an intercontinental ballistic missile by 2015. That threat is now…

Interactive: The Missile War in Yemen
October 13, 2016

Interactive: The Missile War in Yemen

Updated October 16, 2017.  In March 2015, the Gulf Cooperation Council, led by Saudi Arabia, launched Operation Decisive Storm in order to bolster the internationally recognized Yemeni government led by…

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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.

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DEFENSE SYSTEMS
Missile Defense

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

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October 19, 2017

Italy to Receive Upgraded Air-to-Ground Missile

On October 18, the U.S. Navy announced an $18.2 million contract to modify Lot 6 AGM-88B High-speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) into 25 AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles (AARGM) for the…

October 19, 2017

Army Awards Patriot Radar Replacement Concept Design Contracts

The Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC) has awarded Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Technovative Applications contracts to generate concept designs for replacing the Patriot air-and-missile defense (AMD)…

October 17, 2017

JSOW C-1 Achieves Full Operational Capability

On October 11, U.S. Naval Air Systems Command announced that the Joint Standoff Weapon Block III (JSOW C-1) has achieved full operational capability. The JSOW demonstrated its capabilities in several…

October 17, 2017

Syrian SAM Fires on Israeli Recon Aircraft

On October 16, Syria’s national “Air Force and Air Defense Day,” a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile system fired on several Israeli aircraft flying reconnaissance over Lebanon. The missile interceptor failed…