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,…

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;…

Israel Tests Unnamed Missile

Israel Tests Unnamed Missile

On December 6, Israel tested an unnamed rocket propulsion system from a base in the country’s central region. In a statement, Israel’s defense ministry said the test “was scheduled in…

Hezbollah Fires Missiles at Israeli Forces

Hezbollah Fires Missiles at Israeli Forces

On September 2, Hezbollah fighters launched multiple antitank missiles at Israeli forces on the Lebanese border, causing a brief exchange of fire but reportedly no casualties. The attacks came after…

US Army Finalizes Iron Dome Contract

US Army Finalizes Iron Dome Contract

Speaking at the Space and Missile Defense Conference in Huntsville, Alabama, U.S. Army procurement official Daryl Youngman confirmed the purchase of two Iron Dome systems to fulfill its interim rocket…

Israel, United States Test Arrow 3 Interceptor

Israel, United States Test Arrow 3 Interceptor

On July 28, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully tested the Arrow 3 missile defense system in Alaska. In a statement, MDA said…

Syrian Antiair Missile Falls in Cyprus

Syrian Antiair Missile Falls in Cyprus

On June 30, a Syrian antiair missile failed to hit its target and fell along a mountainside near Nicosia in northern Cyprus. The projectile was fired by Syrian air defenses…

India Successfully Test Fires MRSAM

India Successfully Test Fires MRSAM

On May 17, India’s Ministry of Defence announced a successful test firing of its Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM). Launched from Indian Navy Ships Kochi (D64) and Chennai…

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

On April 13, Israel’s Air Force used the Rampage air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) in combat for the first time, according to defense analyst Babak Taghvaee. The IAF fired Rampage missiles…