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…

India Tests Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

India Tests Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile

On September 23, the Indian Army successfully launched a Prithvi-II short range ballistic missile (SRBM) in a routine test near Chandipur on the country’s east coast. In the nighttime test,…

Romania Acquires Patriot Missiles

Romania Acquires Patriot Missiles

On September 16, Romania received its first battery of Patriot surface-to-air-missiles from the United States. In an agreement valued at roughly $4 billion, Romania will take delivery of seven Patriot…

Yemen Conflict Update: June 16-September 16

Yemen Conflict Update: June 16-September 16

Between June 16-September 16, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reported 17 Houthi missile attacks on its territory and within Yemen. CSIS data now includes 177 publicly reported intercepts. Below…

Germany To Buy More Antiship Missiles

Germany To Buy More Antiship Missiles

In September, the German Navy finalized a $194 million (USD) deal to procure additional RBS15 antiship missiles, jointly developed by Sweden’s Saab and Germany’s Diehl Defense. The missiles will be…

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On September 2, the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command test launched an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The missile traveled approximately 6,760 km to…

China Launches Antiship Ballistic Missiles in Test

China Launches Antiship Ballistic Missiles in Test

On August 26, China test fired multiple ballistic missiles, which landed at a site near Hainan and the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. According to Chinese reports, Chinese…

Patriot Missile Misfires in Test

Patriot Missile Misfires in Test

On August 20, a U.S. Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptor misfired in a test conducted at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. In the test of…

US Army Completes Second IBCS Limited User Test

US Army Completes Second IBCS Limited User Test

On August 20, the U.S. Army intercepted ballistic and cruise missile targets in its second live-fire test of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). Conducted at…