Pakistan Test-Fires Shaheen 3 Ballistic Missile

Pakistan Test-Fires Shaheen 3 Ballistic Missile

On January 20, Pakistan successfully flight-tested a Shaheen 3 medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM). In a press release, Pakistan’s military stated that the exercise “was aimed at re-validating various design and…

Iran Conducts Missile, UAV Drills

Iran Conducts Missile, UAV Drills

On January 15, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched several loitering munitions, ballistic missiles, and rockets during a military exercise in the country’s northeastern Dasht-e-Kavir desert. In the drill, named Prophet Mohammad…

North Korea Displays New Missiles in Nighttime Parade

North Korea Displays New Missiles in Nighttime Parade

On January 14, North Korea held a military parade to commemorate its eighth Workers’ Party Congress, displaying a variety of theater and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. In addition to showcasing KN-23,…

Romania Approves Antiship Missile Purchase

Romania Approves Antiship Missile Purchase

On January 14, Romania’s government approved the purchase of the Naval Strike Missile (NSM), a subsonic antiship missile codeveloped by the United States and Norway. In a contract estimated at…

US Army Completes IBCS Development

US Army Completes IBCS Development

On January 13, the U.S. Department of Defense began formal acquisition of the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS), an Army command-and-control system for air and missile defense. Following a four-year…

Taiwan Deploys Upgraded Hsiung Feng IIE Missile

Taiwan Deploys Upgraded Hsiung Feng IIE Missile

On January 11, Taiwanese military sources confirmed that Taiwan had deployed a small number of extended-range Hsiung Feng IIE cruise missiles. Developed by Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and…

Iran Reveals Underground Missile Base

Iran Reveals Underground Missile Base

On January 8, Iranian state media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) established an underground missile base near the Persian Gulf. Several cruise missiles and launchers were visible…

Japan to Begin Mass Production of Antiship Missile

Japan to Begin Mass Production of Antiship Missile

On December 25, Japan’s Ministry of Defense announced it would begin mass production of the ASM-3A, an air-launched supersonic antiship missile. Japan began developing the ASM-3 in FY 2010 and…

Russia Tests Anti-satellite Missile

Russia Tests Anti-satellite Missile

On December 15, Russia tested an anti-satellite missile, according to a statement by the U.S. Space Command. According to the release, the weapon tested was a direct-ascent anti-satellite missile capable…

Israel Tests Multiple Missile Defense Systems

Israel Tests Multiple Missile Defense Systems

On Dec 15, Israel’s Ministry of Defense announced the completion of a major air and missile defense exercise, employing Iron Dome, David’s Sling, and Arrow weapons systems in a series…