US Army Selects New Missile Defense Radar

US Army Selects New Missile Defense Radar

On October 17, the U.S. Army awarded a contract for its new Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS), a competition to develop a new radar for the Patriot…

Yemen Update: August 26-October 15

Yemen Update: August 26-October 15

Between August 26-October 15, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reported 11 Houthi missile attacks and one cruise missile attack. Below is a summary of these reported events. October 4…

Russia Drills Nuclear Forces

Russia Drills Nuclear Forces

On October 15, Russia initiated a major drill of its Strategic Missile Force Dubbed “Thunder 2019,” the exercises are expected to conclude on October 17. According to the Russian Ministry…

South Korea to Test Hyunmoo Ballistic Missiles

South Korea to Test Hyunmoo Ballistic Missiles

On October 8, South Korean lawmakers questioned Major General Lee Jeong-su, commander of the Army Missile Command, over the status of Hyunmoo-2 launch tests. According to Lee, South Korea conducted…

Russia Aiding China On Missile Early Warning System

Russia Aiding China On Missile Early Warning System

On October 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country was aiding China “to create a missile-warning system, a missile-attack warning system.” While China possesses several long-range radars, it…

USAF Tests Minuteman III ICBM

USAF Tests Minuteman III ICBM

On October 2, the U.S. Air Force tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. In a news release, the USAF stated that…

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…