Yemen Update: June 5-16

Yemen Update: June 5-16

Between June 5-16, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reported seven drone attacks and one cruise missile strike on its territory. The United States also confirmed Houthi militants had intercepted…

Yemen Update: April 4-June 4

Yemen Update: April 4-June 4

Between April 4 and June 4, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reported at least two Houthi ballistic missile launches targeting its territory, and one launch targeting pro-government forces in…

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On May 1, the U.S. Air Force test fired an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The missile’s mock warhead traveled about 6,700…

Russia Sends Replacement S-400 Missiles to China

Russia Sends Replacement S-400 Missiles to China

On April 30, Russia’s TASS news agency reported that the country has sent new S-400 Triumf missiles to China to replace those damaged in transit in December 2017. According to…

Belarus Develops TRIO Surface-to-Air Missile System

Belarus Develops TRIO Surface-to-Air Missile System

On April 22, Belarusian officials announced their country has completed development of the TRIO surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. According to a government press release, the system is designed “to protect…

Russia Launches New Nuclear Submarine

Russia Launches New Nuclear Submarine

On April 23, Russia launched its first nuclear-powered Project 09852 submarine in the northwestern city of Severodvinsk. Dubbed the K-139 Belgorod, the 184 m submarine is the longest submarine ever…

Pakistan Test Fires Indigenous Cruise Missile

Pakistan Test Fires Indigenous Cruise Missile

On April 23, Pakistan’s Navy successfully test fired an indigenously developed antiship/land-attack cruise missile. The unidentified missile was launched from a fast attack craft in the North Arabian Sea, and…

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

On April 13, Israel’s Air Force used the Rampage air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) in combat for the first time, according to defense analyst Babak Taghvaee. The IAF fired Rampage missiles…