South Korea Delays L-SAM Flight Test

South Korea Delays L-SAM Flight Test

On October 15, the South Korean Agency for Defense Development announced that two flight tests of the L-SAM interceptor missile scheduled for this month will be postponed to November. The…

South Korea To Purchase SM-3 Interceptors

South Korea To Purchase SM-3 Interceptors

On October 12, South Korea‘s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced at a parliamentary audit their plan to purchase SM-3 interceptors to counter North Korea’s ballistic missiles. A decision “for…

Russian Frigates Test Fire Kalibr Cruise Missile

Russian Frigates Test Fire Kalibr Cruise Missile

On October 6, Russian Gepard-class missile frigates Dagestan and Tartarstan reportedly fired two 3M-14 Kalibr cruise missiles striking targets approximately 180 km away on Chechen Island in the Caspian Sea….

China’s PLANAF Acquires New H-6J Bomber

China’s PLANAF Acquires New H-6J Bomber

Satellite imagery taken on September 7 of Guiping-Mengshu People’s Liberation Army Navy Air Force (PLANAF) air base reportedly shows that China has acquired at least four Xian H-6J bombers. Currently,…

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On October 6, India’s Strategic Forces Command conducted a successful test launch of its indigenously produced Prithvi-II short-range ballistic missile. The Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) reported the missile…

Pakistan Test Fires Hatf-5 Ballistic Missile

Pakistan Test Fires Hatf-5 Ballistic Missile

On October 8, the Pakistani Army Strategic Forces Command conducted a successful training launch of the Hatf-5 “Ghauri” medium-range ballistic missile. The launch was part of a readiness assessment of the…

US Navy Conducts Successful AMDR Test

US Navy Conducts Successful AMDR Test

On October 11, the U.S. Navy conducted a test of the Raytheon-built Air and Missile Defense Radar at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. The AN/SPY-6(V) radar system…

India Signs S-400 Purchase Deal

India Signs S-400 Purchase Deal

On October 5, Indian President Narendra Modi signed a $5 billion deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system. The deal was closed despite warnings…

Yemen Missile War Update: September 27- October 3

Yemen Missile War Update: September 27- October 3

Between September 27 and October 4, there were no confirmed Houthi missile attacks. Pro-coalition media reported one Houthi-launched missile targeting Aden was intercepted by Saudi air defense forces, but the…