Pakistan Fires Hatf 3 Ballistic Missile

Pakistan Fires Hatf 3 Ballistic Missile

On January 23, Pakistan successfully test fired its Ghaznavi (Hatf 3) short-range ballistic missile. In a statement, the Pakistani military said the launch was “aimed at rehearsing operational readiness procedures…

US Navy Plans Tomahawk Upgrade

US Navy Plans Tomahawk Upgrade

Officials have confirmed U.S. Navy plans to upgrade its Tomahawk missiles to the Block V configuration. Speaking at the 2020 Surface Navy Association Symposium, Tomahawk program manager John Red said…

Houthi Missile Attack Kills Over 100 Yemeni Troops

Houthi Missile Attack Kills Over 100 Yemeni Troops

On January 20, Houthi militants in Yemen fired several ballistic missiles targeting a military camp in Marib, killing at least 111 Yemeni soldiers and injuring around 100 others. The missile…

India Test Fires Sub-launched Ballistic Missile

India Test Fires Sub-launched Ballistic Missile

 On January 19, India test fired its K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a submerged pontoon off the country’s east coast. According to Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) sources,…

Taiwan Tests Antiair, Antiship Missiles

Taiwan Tests Antiair, Antiship Missiles

On December 26, Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) successfully test fired several “extended range” Hsiung Feng III antiship missiles to a distance of 400 km each….

Russia Tests S-350 Missile System

Russia Tests S-350 Missile System

On January 14, Russia announced it had flight tested its S-350 short-medium-range air defense system, the first of its kind for the Russian Aerospace Force. Russia is set to deploy…

Iraq Mulls Russian Air Defense Purchase

Iraq Mulls Russian Air Defense Purchase

Baghdad has resumed talks with Russia on acquiring S-300 or S-400 air defense systems, Iraqi officials have confirmed. According to Karim Elaiwi, an Iraqi lawmaker and defense committee member, Iraq’s…

Israel Tests Upgraded Iron Dome

Israel Tests Upgraded Iron Dome

On January 12, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced it had successfully tested an “upgraded  and improved version” of the Iron Dome missile defense system. According to Israel’s Missile Defense Organization,…

Iran Fires Missiles at Iraqi Military Facilities

Iran Fires Missiles at Iraqi Military Facilities

On January 7, Iran fired at least 16 ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing U.S. military and coalition personnel. The salvo launch — which reportedly involved the Qiam…