Romania Acquires Patriot Missiles

Romania Acquires Patriot Missiles

On September 16, Romania received its first battery of Patriot surface-to-air-missiles from the United States. In an agreement valued at roughly $4 billion, Romania will take delivery of seven Patriot…

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On September 2, the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command test launched an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The missile traveled approximately 6,760 km to…

Patriot Missile Misfires in Test

Patriot Missile Misfires in Test

On August 20, a U.S. Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptor misfired in a test conducted at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. In the test of…

US Army Completes Second IBCS Limited User Test

US Army Completes Second IBCS Limited User Test

On August 20, the U.S. Army intercepted ballistic and cruise missile targets in its second live-fire test of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). Conducted at…

Iran Reveals New Ballistic, Cruise Missiles

Iran Reveals New Ballistic, Cruise Missiles

On August 20, Iran displayed new ballistic and cruise missiles as part of its National Defense Industry Day. In an announcement to state television, Iranian officials revealed footage of the…

Army Downs Cruise Missiles in IBCS Test

Army Downs Cruise Missiles in IBCS Test

On August 13, the U.S. Army successfully intercepted two cruise missile targets in a demonstration of its IBCS missile defense network. Conducted at the White Sands Missile Range in New…

Hungary Purchases AMRAAM, NASAMS

Hungary Purchases AMRAAM, NASAMS

On August 12, Hungary finalized a $1 billion acquisition deal to buy U.S.-made air defenses. The acquisition consists of a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sale (DCS). The…

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On August 4, the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command test launched an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The missile was equipped with three test…

US, South Korea Conclude Solid-fueled Rocket Deal

US, South Korea Conclude Solid-fueled Rocket Deal

On July 28, South Korea’s government announced it had gained approval to produce new solid-propellant space launch vehicles under the conditions of a revised U.S.-Korea missile deal. The bilateral agreement…