Houthis Strike Saudi Oil Infrastructure

Houthis Strike Saudi Oil Infrastructure

On September 14, the military spokesperson for Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on the Khurais oil field and the Abqaiq refinery in eastern Saudi Arabia. While…

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

US Navy Test Fires Trident II SLBM

Between September 4-6, the U.S. Navy test fired four Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) off the coast of California. The tests validated the performance of the life-extended Trident…

US Missile Strike in Northern Syria

US Missile Strike in Northern Syria

On August 31, The United States attacked a jihadist training camp in Idlib, Syria, killing over 40 in an apparent missile strike. While the U.S. Central Command declined to elaborate…

PAC-3 CRI Successfully Flight Tested

PAC-3 CRI Successfully Flight Tested

On August 29, the U.S. Army successfully intercepted a cruise missile target using the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Cost Reduction Initiative (PAC-3 CRI) interceptor. The test also used the Army’s Integrated…

THAAD Achieves 16th Successful Intercept

THAAD Achieves 16th Successful Intercept

On August 30, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful intercept test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system against an airborne target. Designated FTT-23,…

Second S-400 Delivery Arrives in Turkey

Second S-400 Delivery Arrives in Turkey

On August 27, Russia delivered a second batch of S-400 missile defense equipment to Murted Air Base near Ankara, Turkey. In a statement, Turkey’s defense ministry said that delivery of…

North Korea Tests Large-Caliber Rockets

North Korea Tests Large-Caliber Rockets

On August 25, North Korea launched two “super-large” guided rockets off the country’s east coast. According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, the missiles flew 380 km and reached…