US Tests Patriot GEM-T with GaN

US Tests Patriot GEM-T with GaN

From February 17-21, at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2019 in Abu Dhabi, the United States completed three Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical Ballistic Missile (GEM-T) test launches with…

USS Milius Completes Deployment to Japan

USS Milius Completes Deployment to Japan

On February 12, the U.S. Navy announced the completion of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) forward deployment to Yokosuka, Japan. The destroyer, previously homeported in San Diego, California,…

Poland to Purchase HIMARS

Poland to Purchase HIMARS

On February 10, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced his country’s agreement with the United States to purchase 20 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) for the 1st Warsaw Armored…

India Conducts Ramjet Propulsion Test

India Conducts Ramjet Propulsion Test

On February 8, India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) tested its second indigenously developed Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion-based missile system at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in…

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

On February 5, Iran attempted to launch a satellite from the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan province, ultimately failing to put it into orbit, according to new satellite imagery….

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On February 5, the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command test launched an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The missile’s mock warhead traveled about 6,760…

US Army to Purchase Iron Dome

US Army to Purchase Iron Dome

On February 6, the U.S. Army announced its plan to purchase several Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems to fulfill a short-term need for indirect fire defense. In an official…

Russia Tests RS-24 Yars ICBM

Russia Tests RS-24 Yars ICBM

On February 6, Russia conducted a test launch of its RS-24 Yars ICBM at the Plesetsk spaceport in the Arkhangelsk Region. According to a Russian Defence Ministry press release, the…