India Tests Cruise Missile

India Tests Cruise Missile

On October 18, India successfully test launched a BrahMos cruise missile from a destroyer, striking a target in the Arabian Sea. In a release, India’s Ministry of Defence stated that…

Turkey Tests S-400 Air Defense System

Turkey Tests S-400 Air Defense System

On October 16, Turkey conducted the first live-fire test of its S-400 air defense system from Sinop in the country’s northern region. According to a defense industry source, Turkish forces…

North Korea Displays New Missiles in Parade

North Korea Displays New Missiles in Parade

On October 10, North Korea showcased a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM), and other weapons at a military parade in Pyongyang. The new liquid-fueled ICBM,…

Russia Tests Hypersonic Cruise Missile

Russia Tests Hypersonic Cruise Missile

On October 7, Russia successfully test-fired a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a warship in the Barents Sea. According to the Russian armed forces, the missile traveled 450 km…

India Tests Multiple Missiles

India Tests Multiple Missiles

Between September 30 and October 11, India fired two cruise missiles, a ballistic missile, and a anti-submarine missile in a series of tests. A fifth launch—of a new submarine-launched ballistic…

US Tests Patriot and THAAD Missile Defense

US Tests Patriot and THAAD Missile Defense

On October 1, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced a test of the Patriot and THAAD missile defense systems at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Consisting of two…

US State Department Approves Swiss Patriot Sale

US State Department Approves Swiss Patriot Sale

On September 30, the U.S. State Department approved the sale of up to five Patriot air and missile defense systems to Switzerland. Under the sale’s terms, Switzerland could purchase up…

Iran Displays New Antiship Ballistic Missile

Iran Displays New Antiship Ballistic Missile

On September 27, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division displayed a new antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) in an exhibition of aerospace weapons. Featuring an enlarged booster, Iran claims…

US State Department Approves PAC-3 Sale to the Netherlands

US State Department Approves PAC-3 Sale to the Netherlands

On September 24, the U.S. State Department approved a potential $241 million sale of Patriot Advanced Capability‑3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors to the Netherlands. The deal comprises 34…

US Intercepts Low-Altitude Cruise Missile in Test

US Intercepts Low-Altitude Cruise Missile in Test

On September 3, the U.S. Army successfully test-fired its National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS), downing a cruise missile target in the lowest-altitude intercept ever demonstrated for the…