Army Tests Lower-Cost Patriot Interceptor

Army Tests Lower-Cost Patriot Interceptor

On November 7, the U.S. Army successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) interceptors at White Sands Missile Range, intercepting two tactical ballistic missile targets….

United States Authorizes SM-3 Sale to Japan

United States Authorizes SM-3 Sale to Japan

In a November 1 announcement, the U.S. Department of Defense authorized the production of additional Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missiles for sale to Japan. Under the estimated $267 million…

Turkey Tests Antiship Missile

Turkey Tests Antiship Missile

On November 3, Turkey test fired the Atmaca, an indigenously developed antiship missile introduced in 2019. According to reports, authorities fired the missile from the TCG Kınalıada (F-514), an Ada-class…

Missile Defense Agency Awards Space Sensor Contract

Missile Defense Agency Awards Space Sensor Contract

On October 29, the Missile Defense Agency announced that it had awarded four $20 million contracts to develop space-based sensors for tracking hypersonic and ballistic missiles. Conducted under the Hypersonic…

North Korea Launches Short-range Missiles

North Korea Launches Short-range Missiles

On October 31st, North Korea fired two “unidentified projectiles” from Sunchon in the country’s western region. According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, the missiles flew 370 km and…

Russia Tests Sub-launched Ballistic Missile

Russia Tests Sub-launched Ballistic Missile

On October 30, Russia test fired a SS-N-32 (RSM-56) Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from Knyaz Vladimir, its first Borei-II (Project 955A)-class submarine. According to Russian authorities, the missile successfully…

Russia Builds Arctic Missile Defense Radar

Russia Builds Arctic Missile Defense Radar

On October 24, Russia’s Rezonans Research Center announced that a new Rezonans-N early warning radar would come online in Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, a Russian territory in the Arctic. The deployment…

India Test Fires BrahMos Missile

India Test Fires BrahMos Missile

On October 21-22, the Indian Air Force successfully test fired two surface-launched BrahMos missiles off the Andaman Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. According to the Indian Ministry of…