India Completes Surface-to-Air Missile Trials

India Completes Surface-to-Air Missile Trials

On December 23, India successfully completed two flight tests of the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM), a domestically-developed anti-air missile with a 30 km range. In a statement,…

Reports: Israel Conducts Syria Missile Strike

Reports: Israel Conducts Syria Missile Strike

Israel reportedly fired four cruise missiles into the Damascus area on December 22, killing at least three non-Syrian nationals. According to reports, Israeli aircraft fired the missiles from Lebanese airspace;…

Philippines to Order BrahMos Missile

Philippines to Order BrahMos Missile

On December 17, Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed Manila would purchase the BrahMos cruise missile from India in early 2020. Speaking to Philippine press, Lorenzana added that the Philippine…

Russia Launching New Missile Warning Satellites

Russia Launching New Missile Warning Satellites

On December 18, Russian General Staff Chief Valery Gerasimov confirmed that Russia is modernizing its orbital missile early warning system. The new satellites, designated Kupol, began replacing Russia’s Oko-1 satellites…

India Tests BrahMos Missile

India Tests BrahMos Missile

On December 17, India successfully test fired two variants of the BrahMos cruise missile near the Bay of Bengal. After testing a ground-launched missile, the Indian military tested an air-launched…

Russia to Enlarge Iskander Missile Brigades

Russia to Enlarge Iskander Missile Brigades

On December 16, a Russian media report said that the Russian military would enlarge its Iskander brigades from 12 to 16 launchers each. According to Kremlin officials, several brigades were…

US Tests INF-range Ballistic Missile

US Tests INF-range Ballistic Missile

On December 12, the U.S. Air Force flight tested a conventionally-armed INF-range ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. According to a Department of Defense statement, the missile…

MDA Reveals New Hypersonic Defense Program

MDA Reveals New Hypersonic Defense Program

On December 5, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency revealed the existence of a new counter-hypersonic weapons program, the Regional Glide Phase Weapon System (RGPWS). The program is intended to complement…

Precision Strike Missile  Flight Tested

Precision Strike Missile Flight Tested

In a December 10 statement, Lockheed Martin said a prototype of the Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) was successfully test fired. The PrSM was fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket…