US Navy Plans Tomahawk Upgrade

US Navy Plans Tomahawk Upgrade

Officials have confirmed U.S. Navy plans to upgrade its Tomahawk missiles to the Block V configuration. Speaking at the 2020 Surface Navy Association Symposium, Tomahawk program manager John Red said…

When Iran Attacks

When Iran Attacks

On January 8, 2020, Iran used ballistic missiles to attack U.S. air bases in Iraq, in response to the U.S.-targeted killing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) commander…

Iran Fires Missiles at Iraqi Military Facilities

Iran Fires Missiles at Iraqi Military Facilities

On January 7, Iran fired at least 16 ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing U.S. military and coalition personnel. The salvo launch — which reportedly involved the Qiam…

US Conducts Cruise Missile Intercept Exercise

US Conducts Cruise Missile Intercept Exercise

Between December 16-19, the U.S. military conducted a series of exercises against simulated cruise missile threats, demonstrating a new battle management system and air-launched interceptor. According to the U.S. Air…

US Airstrikes Target Iran-backed Militia in Iraq and Syria

US Airstrikes Target Iran-backed Militia in Iraq and Syria

On December 29, the United States launched airstrikes on five sites in Iraq and Syria controlled by Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iran-backed paramilitary group. According to Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman, the…

US Tests INF-range Ballistic Missile

US Tests INF-range Ballistic Missile

On December 12, the U.S. Air Force flight tested a conventionally-armed INF-range ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. According to a Department of Defense statement, the missile…

MDA Reveals New Hypersonic Defense Program

MDA Reveals New Hypersonic Defense Program

On December 5, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency revealed the existence of a new counter-hypersonic weapons program, the Regional Glide Phase Weapon System (RGPWS). The program is intended to complement…

Precision Strike Missile  Flight Tested

Precision Strike Missile Flight Tested

In a December 10 statement, Lockheed Martin said a prototype of the Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) was successfully test fired. The PrSM was fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket…

North Korea Tests Rocket Engine

North Korea Tests Rocket Engine

On December 7, North Korea announced it conducted a “very important test” of a missile rocket engine at Sohae Satellite Launching Station in the country’s northwestern region. While the nature…

US Seizes Suspected Iranian Missile Parts

US Seizes Suspected Iranian Missile Parts

On November 25, a U.S. Navy destroyer seized missile parts of likely Iranian origin from a boat in the Arabian Sea. In a December statement, the Pentagon said that U.S….