US Army Plans Hypersonic Missile Test in FY 2022

US Army Plans Hypersonic Missile Test in FY 2022

On August 7, a U.S. Army official confirmed that the service would flight test its first ground-launched hypersonic missile in Fiscal Year 2022. Speaking at the 2019 Space and Missile…

North Korea Launches Missiles

North Korea Launches Missiles

On August 5, North Korea test fired two projectiles from Kwail County on the country’s west coast. According to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the missiles flew…

North Korea Launches Two Rockets

North Korea Launches Two Rockets

On August 2, North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles from Yonghung, on the country’s east coast. According to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff, the missiles flew approximately 220…

United States Withdraws from INF Treaty

United States Withdraws from INF Treaty

On August 2, the United States withdrew from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a U.S.-Russian pact limiting deployment of land-based missiles capable of ranges from 500 to 5,500 km….

North Korea Tests Large-Caliber Rockets

North Korea Tests Large-Caliber Rockets

On July 30, North Korea tested two rockets near Wonsan on the country’s east coast. According to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the projectiles reached a 30…

US Navy Commissions New Aegis Destroyer

US Navy Commissions New Aegis Destroyer

On July 27, the U.S. Navy commissioned USS Paul Ignatius (DDG-117), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, at Port Everglades, Florida. The Paul Ignatius is the 67th of its class and one…

US Navy Tests Hellfire Missile On Littoral Combat Ship

US Navy Tests Hellfire Missile On Littoral Combat Ship

On July 25, the U.S. Navy announced a successful test of the Longbow Hellfire surface-to-surface missile from an unnamed Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). Conducted at Point Mugu Sea Range,…

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…