DPRK Tests New Sub-launched Missile

DPRK Tests New Sub-launched Missile

On October 2, North Korea launched a presumed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from waters near Wonsan on the country’s east coast. According to South Korean and Japanese officials, the missile…

India Tests Indigenous BrahMos Variant

India Tests Indigenous BrahMos Variant

On September 30, India flight tested an updated BrahMos cruise missile with an Indian-built propulsion system, airframe, power supply, and other components. The missile flew 290 km from its launch…

French Warships Demonstrate Cooperative Engagement Datalink

French Warships Demonstrate Cooperative Engagement Datalink

On September 18, French warships Forbin (D620) and Languedoc (D653) conducted a cooperative intercept of an airborne target. Connected by datalink, FS Forbin successfully guided an Aster 30 surface-to-air missile…

US Deploying Air and Missile Defenses to Saudi Arabia

US Deploying Air and Missile Defenses to Saudi Arabia

On September 26, the Pentagon announced the deployment of one Patriot battery, four Sentinel surveillance radars, and 200 support personnel to Saudi Arabia, following Iranian attacks on Saudi oil facilities…

Russia Upgrading Oniks Missile

Russia Upgrading Oniks Missile

On September 25, defense industry sources confirmed that Russia will flight test an upgraded variant of the Oniks sea-launched cruise missile in the coming months. According to a TASS report,…

Taiwan Modifies Sky Bow for Ship Deployment

Taiwan Modifies Sky Bow for Ship Deployment

On September 23, Taiwanese media reported that the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) began system integration tests of the Sky Bow 3 surface-to-air missile for its new…

Russia Tests Iskander Missiles

Russia Tests Iskander Missiles

Between September 17-19, the Russian armed forces flight tested several 9M723 Iskander ballistic missiles during military exercises in Kazakhstan. According to Russia’s Ministry of Defense, the exercises successfully struck their…