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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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Op-ed: Improve the Space-Based Sensor System
July 7, 2017

Op-ed: Improve the Space-Based Sensor System

The Pentagon’s missile defense review is now underway, incorporating mandates from both the White House and Congress. One of its considerations, at presidential direction, is whether there should be a…

The Future of Missile Defense in the Asia Pacific
June 6, 2017

The Future of Missile Defense in the Asia Pacific

Missile threats facing both the United States and its allies in the Asia-Pacific are increasing in complexity, number, and source. In response, the Trump administration is using missile defenses to…

The GMD Intercept: What Does It Mean?
May 30, 2017

The GMD Intercept: What Does It Mean?

CSIS Critical Questions Today’s missile defense test was a success. What does that mean? This is a good day for homeland missile defense, and a bad day for Kim Jong-un….

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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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August 16, 2017

Iran Reportedly Building a Missile Factory in Syria

An Israeli television report on Tuesday showed satellite images indicating a Scud missile factory capable of production and underground storage of ballistic missiles is currently under construction in northwest Syria,…