India Successfully Test Fires MRSAM

India Successfully Test Fires MRSAM

On May 17, India’s Ministry of Defence announced a successful test firing of its Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM). Launched from Indian Navy Ships Kochi (D64) and Chennai…

US Army Issues Request for Patriot LTAMDS Prototype

US Army Issues Request for Patriot LTAMDS Prototype

In a request for proposals issued May 14, the U.S. Army has solicited new prototype radars for its Patriot modernization effort. Initiated in 2017, the Lower Tier Air-and-Missile Defense Sensor…

US Army Ups Requirements for ATACMS Replacement

US Army Ups Requirements for ATACMS Replacement

In a report released May 2019, the Government Accountability Office announced that the Army has revised the range requirements of its upcoming Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) from 300 to 400…

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

On May 9, the USS Rhode Island (SSBN-740), an Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine, successfully test fired a Trident II D5 sub-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). Conducted as part of a general refueling…

Marine Corps to Acquire Naval Strike Missile

Marine Corps to Acquire Naval Strike Missile

On May 8, reports announced the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded $47 million to Raytheon for a new antiship missile. The Naval Strike Missile can strike ships up to 180…

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On May 9, the U.S. Air Force conducted a test launch of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), marking the second such test conducted this month. According to the…