KSA Intercepts Missile Targeting Abha

KSA Intercepts Missile Targeting Abha

On June 19, KSA Air Defense forces intercepted a Houthi-launched Badr-1 ballistic missile targeting the southern city of Abha. Although Saudi reports say the missile aimed at Khamis Mushait, Houthi…

Israel to Equip F-35s with ‘Rampage’ ALBM

Israel to Equip F-35s with ‘Rampage’ ALBM

On June 11, IMI Systems (formerly Israeli Military Industries) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) issued a joint press release announcing that Israeli F-35 fighter jets will be fitted with the…

US Navy Chief Advocates for Land-based BMD

US Navy Chief Advocates for Land-based BMD

On June 12, speaking at the U.S. Naval War College, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson advocated for a transition from regular naval ballistic missile defense patrols to land-based…

Russia Test Fires Iskander-M Missile

Russia Test Fires Iskander-M Missile

On June 16, the Russian Ministry of Defense released a video showing a recent test launch of the short-rangeĀ 9K720 Iskander-M ballistic missile. The video shows the missile successfully leaving the…

Houthi Missile Targets Jizan

Houthi Missile Targets Jizan

On June 13, Saudi Air Defense forces intercepted a Badr-1 SRBM fired from the Saada province in Yemen towards the Saudi city of Jizan. No casualties were reported, but the…

Estonia Signs SHORAD Deal

Estonia Signs SHORAD Deal

On June 12, Estonia signed a contract with European defense firm MBDA to procure additional air defense capabilities, including the Mistral short-range surface-to-air missile, beginning in 2020. The Mistral is…

Trump-Kim Meeting Produces Preliminary Agreement

Trump-Kim Meeting Produces Preliminary Agreement

On June 12, President Donald Trump of the United States and Chairman Kim Jong Un of North Korea signed a statement at the Singapore summit which committed both countries to…

Houthi Militants Fire Missiles Targeting Jizan

Houthi Militants Fire Missiles Targeting Jizan

On June 9, a Houthi-fired missile killed three people in a residential area of the Saudi Arabian city of Jizan. Pro-Houthi news sources report the missile launched was a Badr-1…