Iran Transfers Ballistic Missiles to Iraq

Iran Transfers Ballistic Missiles to Iraq

On August 31, Reuters reported that Iran has transferred tens of Zelzal, Fateh-110, and Zolfaghar ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq over the past few months. Iran may also…

Russia Tests Missile Defense Interceptor

Russia Tests Missile Defense Interceptor

Russian news agency TASS reported on August 30 that Russian Aerospace Forces have tested a new missile defense interceptor against an unspecified target. The launch took place at the Sary-Shagan…

Russian Navy Tests Antiship Missiles

Russian Navy Tests Antiship Missiles

The Russian navy conducted an exercise in which they fired P-1000 Vulkan, P-700 Granit, P-120 Malakhit and P-800 Oniks antiship cruise missiles at two surface targets, with seven striking the…

Russian Forces Receive New S-400 Regiment

Russian Forces Receive New S-400 Regiment

Last month, Russian forces have received a new S-400 Triumf air and missile defense regiment. The Russian defense firm Almaz-Antey announced that it “delivered a new regiment set of S-400…

China Tests HQ-16 System

China Tests HQ-16 System

On August 28, Chinese news source The People’s Daily reported that China had test fired the HQ-16 air and missile defense system sometime in mid-August. The test was conducted in…

Russia to Extend Range of Pantsir Missile

Russia to Extend Range of Pantsir Missile

On August 22, the Russian news agency TASS reported that Russia has produced prototypes of the the Pantsir-SM, a newer version of the Pantsir-S1 air defense system, and will begin…

Turkey Might Procure S-400 Sooner Than Planned

Turkey Might Procure S-400 Sooner Than Planned

On August 21, Russia’s Interfax newswire reported that Turkey will receive the S-400 Triumf air defense system from Russia in 2019 instead of 2020, as initially announced last year. Turkey…

Russia to Equip Future Corvettes with Pantsir-M

Russia to Equip Future Corvettes with Pantsir-M

On August 20, the head of Russia’s Project 22800 Alexander Shlyakhtenko announced that all future Karakurt-class corvettes beginning with the third ship in the series will be equipped with Pantsir-M…

India Fires 3 Sub-launched Ballistic Missiles

India Fires 3 Sub-launched Ballistic Missiles

The New Indian Express newspaper reported that India carried out three test launches of its B-05 submarine-launched ballistic missiles between August 11 and 12.  These test firings were reportedly successful…