India Tests Indigenous Air-to-Air Missile

India Tests Indigenous Air-to-Air Missile

On September 16, the Indian Air Force successfully tested the Astra, its first indigenous medium-range air-to-air missile. According to a Ministry of Defence press release, an Indian Su-30 MKI fighter…

Houthis Strike Saudi Oil Infrastructure

Houthis Strike Saudi Oil Infrastructure

On September 14, the military spokesperson for Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on the Khurais oil field and the Abqaiq refinery in eastern Saudi Arabia. While…

North Korea Launches Two Missiles

North Korea Launches Two Missiles

On September 10, North Korea test fired two KN-25 “super large” guided rockets from Kaechon, 80 km north of Pyongyang. According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, both projectiles…

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

Between September 4-6, the U.S. Navy test fired four Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) off the coast of California. The tests validated the performance of the life-extended Trident…

Russia Deploying Missiles to Disputed Islands

Russia Deploying Missiles to Disputed Islands

According to an internal government document, Russia plans to deploy Bastion-P coastal defense units to two islands in the disputed Kuril Island chain, Kyodo News reported on August 2. Russian…

US Missile Strike in Northern Syria

US Missile Strike in Northern Syria

On August 31, The United States attacked a jihadist training camp in Idlib, Syria, killing over 40 in an apparent missile strike. While the U.S. Central Command declined to elaborate…

Hezbollah Fires Missiles at Israeli Forces

Hezbollah Fires Missiles at Israeli Forces

On September 2, Hezbollah fighters launched multiple antitank missiles at Israeli forces on the Lebanese border, causing a brief exchange of fire but reportedly no casualties. The attacks came after…

PAC-3 CRI Successfully Flight Tested

PAC-3 CRI Successfully Flight Tested

On August 29, the U.S. Army successfully intercepted a cruise missile target using the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Cost Reduction Initiative (PAC-3 CRI) interceptor. The test also used the Army’s Integrated…

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

On August 29, an Iranian rocket exploded on the launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center. After satellite imagery indicated a launch failure, an Iranian official anonymously confirmed that an…

THAAD Achieves 16th Successful Intercept

THAAD Achieves 16th Successful Intercept

On August 30, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful intercept test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system against an airborne target. Designated FTT-23,…