North Korea Test Fires Two Ballistic Missiles

North Korea Test Fires Two Ballistic Missiles

On March 24, North Korea test-launched two new short-range ballistic missiles. The state-run KCNA stated the missiles, which appear to be a variant of the KN-23, flew 600 km before…

USAF Hypersonic Weapon Fails Flight Test

USAF Hypersonic Weapon Fails Flight Test

On April 5, the U.S. Air Force conducted a rocket booster test of its hypersonic AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW). According to a USAF release, “the test missile was…

US Withdraws Patriots From Saudi Arabia, Gulf

US Withdraws Patriots From Saudi Arabia, Gulf

On April 1, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Biden administration plans to remove at least three Patriot air defense batteries from the Gulf region, including Saudi Arabia. The…

Israel Tests Ground-launched I-Derby ER Missile

Israel Tests Ground-launched I-Derby ER Missile

On February 26, Israel completed development of a ground-launched variant of the I-Derby ER air-to-air missile. In a press release, Israeli contractor Rafael stated it conducted a series of flight…

US Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On February 23, the U.S. Air Force test launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. In a press release, the Air Force…

US, Israel Begin Arrow 4 Interceptor Development

US, Israel Begin Arrow 4 Interceptor Development

On February 18, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) announced it was developing a new ballistic missile interceptor, the Arrow 4, with the United States’ Missile Defense Agency (MDA). In…

US Approves Rolling Airframe Missile Sale To Egypt

US Approves Rolling Airframe Missile Sale To Egypt

On February 16, the U.S. Department of State approved the sale of Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to Egypt. The approval, with an estimated sale cost of $197 million, includes…

Pakistan Test Fires Babur Cruise Missile

Pakistan Test Fires Babur Cruise Missile

On February 11, Pakistan flight tested a Babur IA cruise missile in a routine training operation. In a press release, Pakistan’s military stated that the test met “all laid down…

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

On February 9, the U.S. Navy flight tested an unarmed Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from waters off the Florida coast. According to an official notice to mariners, the…

Pakistan Test Fires Ghaznavi Ballistic Missile

Pakistan Test Fires Ghaznavi Ballistic Missile

On February 3, Pakistan successfully flight tested a Ghaznavi (“Hatf 3”) short-range ballistic missile. In a press release, Pakistan’s military stated that the test verified the “operational preparedness and display…