Israel and US Test David’s Sling

Israel and US Test David’s Sling

On March 19, the Israeli Missile Defense Organization and U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful “test series” of the David’s Sling Weapon System. An Israeli Ministry of Defense spokesperson…

US Air Force B-52H Bombers to Carry LRSO Missile

US Air Force B-52H Bombers to Carry LRSO Missile

On March 13, the U.S. Air Force awarded a $250 million dollar contract to Boeing to integrate the nuclear-capable Long-Range Standoff (LRSO) cruise missile with the company’s B-52H strategic bomber….

US to Test INF-Range GLCM and Ballistic Missile

US to Test INF-Range GLCM and Ballistic Missile

According to unnamed U.S. defense officials, the United States plans to test fire a ground-launched cruise missile (GLCM) with a range of about 1,000 km range in August, and a…

US Will Begin Manufacturing INF-Range GLCM

US Will Begin Manufacturing INF-Range GLCM

The U.S. Department of Defense announced it will begin manufacturing components for conventionally armed ground-launched cruise missiles (GLCMs) with ranges previously prohibited by the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Though…

US Deploys THAAD in Israel in Joint Drills

US Deploys THAAD in Israel in Joint Drills

On March 4, the United States announced the temporary deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Israel for the first time to conduct deployment readiness exercises….

US Tests Patriot GEM-T with GaN

US Tests Patriot GEM-T with GaN

From February 17-21, at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2019 in Abu Dhabi, the United States completed three Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical Ballistic Missile (GEM-T) test launches with…

USS Milius Completes Deployment to Japan

USS Milius Completes Deployment to Japan

On February 12, the U.S. Navy announced the completion of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) forward deployment to Yokosuka, Japan. The destroyer, previously homeported in San Diego, California,…