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India Tests Agni-1 Ballistic Missile

On November 22, 2016, India successfully test fired its domestically-built Agni-1 short-range ballistic missile from the integrated test range at Wheeler Island. The test flight lasted ten minutes and the missile successfully reached its intended target in the Bay of Bengal, according to the Indian military. Conducted by the Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army,...

India Tests Prithvi-II Missiles in Salvo Launch

India test fired two of their nuclear-capable Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missiles on Monday (November 21, 2016). The missiles were launched from road-mobile transporter-erector launchers in rapid succession as a salvo test. This salvo test is the second India has conducted, the first taking place in 2009. Prithvi-II’s are regularly used to test Indian air defense...

Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Kaliningrad

Western officials report that a Russia has deployed Iskander ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad, a Russian enclave bordering the Baltic NATO states and Poland. Moscow has previously deployed the missiles to Kaliningrad  for training exercises, but all indications suggests this deployment to a permanent, and in response to the U.S. / NATO Aegis Ashore missile defense system...

USS Mason Attacked Again by Houthi Cruise Missiles

The USS Mason was again targeted by coastal defense cruise missiles launched from Houthi controlled territory inside of Yemen late Saturday night local time. The Mason launched defensive countermeasures, potentially including defensive missiles, and was not struck two U.S. officials said. Initial reports suggest that one incoming missile was intercepted while the other fell into...

North Korea Launches No-Dong Missile Salvo

On September 5, 2016, North Korea test-fired a salvo of three No-Dong ballistic missiles. The missiles were launched from areas around the Hwangju county in North Hwanghae province and traveled around 1,000 km until they landed in the Sea of Japan. Japan’s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said the launch constituted a “serious threat” to the country’s...