U.S. Marine Corps Fires HIMARS from Ship

U.S. Marine Corps Fires HIMARS from Ship

On October 22, the U.S. Marine Corps successfully test fired a truck-mounted M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the flight deck of the San Antonio-class USS Anchorage. The…

North Korea Conducts 2nd ICBM Test

North Korea Conducts 2nd ICBM Test

On July 28, North Korea carried out a second flight test of its Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile.  According the North Korean news sources, the missile flew on lofted trajectory to…

North Korea Tests ICBM

North Korea Tests ICBM

On July 3, North Korea successfully flight tested a Hwasong-14  intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time. The missile flew on a lofted trajectory to a range of around…

United States Deploys Long Range Artillery to Syria

United States Deploys Long Range Artillery to Syria

On June 13, CNN reported that the United States has deployed the M-142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) from Jordan to a U.S.-Coalition training base at Al-Tanf in southern…

TACMS Completes Sixth Successful Missile Test

On May 23, the modernized Tactical Missile System missile completed its sixth consecutive successful flight test. Otherwise known as TACMS, the weapon system is a series of short-range, road-mobile, solid-propellant…

Army Budget Request Prioritizes SHORAD and FIRES

Army Budget Request Prioritizes SHORAD and FIRES

The U.S. Army FY 2018 budget request has placed added emphasis on the need to expand and modernize its short-range air defenses and long-range precision fires capabilities, saying that this…

Missile Programs Included on Army’s Wish Lists

Breaking with tradition, the U.S. Army has submitted its revised 2017 and new 2018 lists of unfunded priorities ahead of the next budget submission. Both lists include offensive and defensive…