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These agile cruise missiles are designed to engage beyond line-of-sight ground targets. With proximity-fused, high-explosive warheads, these systems will remain airborne for hours, whether day or night.
The Pakistan Strategic Plans Division officially revealed an improved and extended-range variant of the Ra'ad air-launched cruise missile (ALCM)
The U.S. Navy has added an updated a Lockheed Martin-built weapons control system to the service branch's fleet that includes Arleigh Burke-class destroyers ...
Specifically, many analysts are concerned over the emphasis China has placed on its ballistic- and cruise-missile platforms.
These Russian cruise missiles reportedly struck the Islamic State's positions in the eastern countryside of Palmyra, where the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is currently attempting to advance against the terrorist group.
Russia's ground-launched SSC-8 cruise missile has been developed over the past several years, in spite of U.S. complaints that it violates the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.
Since 2014, Moscow has modernized its entire range of armaments in the Crimea, from shore-based missile complexes and air defense systems, to ships and ...
A recently completed modernization of the control system for Tomahawk cruise missiles minimizes the threat of human error while increasing deployment speed, ...
A contract to export brahmos cruise missile systems to a friendly country can be signed this year, spokesperson of the Russian-Indian joint venture Brahmos Aerospace, Alexander Maksichev, has said.
The Virginia-class subs are currently capable of carrying 12 Tomahawk BGM-109 long-range subsonic cruise missiles, but the Block V boats will have a total of 40 Tomahawks.
... the available evidence on the effectiveness of cruise missiles against a modern supercarrier is virtually nil. Much smaller ships have survived such hits, as have civilian tankers similar in size to CVN-78.
These Russian cruise missiles reportedly struck the Islamic State's positions in the eastern countryside of Palmyra, where the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is currently attempting to advance against the terrorist group.
Shehu Sani (Kaduna-APC) has described as a cruise missile, the memo to President Muhammadu Buhari, written by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, governor of his state.
In its most complicated test to date, THAAD cooperated with Patriot and Aegis defense systems to down five ballistic and cruise missiles. Although this test was considered integrated, each missile defense system operated separately, and THAAD only ...
... the available evidence on the effectiveness of cruise missiles against a modern supercarrier is virtually nil. Much smaller ships have survived such hits, as have civilian tankers similar in size to CVN-78.
In late 2015, the Russian Black Sea Fleet's submarine Rostov-on-Don staying in the Mediterranean Sea delivered for the first time a strike with Kalibr cruise missiles against the objectives of the Islamic state terrorist organization in Syria. The ...
China's authorisation to Pakistan to produce ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, anti-aircraft missiles, anti-ship missiles and main battle tanks in Pakistan is also on the agenda, he said.
The ministry has said in the past that it has produced cruise missiles, but has never publicly stated their capabilities. The report also pledged to create an enhanced military front that would protect Taiwan.
Russia's deployment of a new ground-launch cruise missile in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty has many lawmakers and Pundits in Washington wondering if the U.S.
Supporting data for the Department of Defense's 2017 $30 billion budget amendment request to the US Congress contains a line item appealing to the US Congress for an additional $60.7 million in funds for the navy's offensive anti-ship cruise missile.
Last week in testimony before Congress, US military officials confirmed that Russia has taken another step in shredding Europe's security defenses by covertly deploying a land-based cruise missile capable of targeting the continent with nuclear weapons.
The Indian Ministry of Defense's research arm, the Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO), conducted a test launch of an extended range version of the brahmos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the coast ...
India on 11 March successfully test-fired an extended range version of the brahmos supersonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, according to a statement by the Indo-Russian joint venture ...
On February 14th, The New York Times reported that Russia secretly deployed two battalions of ground-launch cruise missiles in violation of the Intermediate-Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). In the wake of this revelation, much has been written about the ...
Cold War tensions are returning to Europe as Russia upgrades its nuclear forces by deploying a new nuclear-armed cruise missile with the range to cover targets there. It is a threat that NATO must take seriously. Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...
Pakistan Army has inducted a Chinese-made Low to Medium Altitude Air Defence System (LOMADS) system, designated LY-80 which can intercept fighter jets and cruise missile up to an altitude of 12 KM. A statement from the Inter-Services public relations ...
New Delhi: India's conventional precision-strike capabilities now have a longer reach. A new brahmos supersonic cruise missile, with an extended range of 450km from the earlier 290km, was successfully test-fired from the integrated test range at ...
India on Saturday successfully test-fired an extended version of the brahmos cruise missile that can hit its target at 400 km range while carrying a 300 kg warhead.
Russia has deployed a banned land-based cruise missile, a US general has claimed saying the move is in clear violation of a nuclear arms treaty and threatens US interests in Europe and the NATO alliance.
Balasore: India successfully test-fired the brahmos supersonic cruise missile from a test range along the Odisha coast today.
"We have lots of cruise missiles we can use and we have lots of [Vertical Launching System] cells on the combatants, but we need to be able to complete the targeting chain effectively," Werchado said.
Paul Selva, vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs Of Staff, on Wednesday accused Russia of deploying a land-based cruise missile in violation of "the spirit and intent" of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty. He said that Moscow's ...
Acting spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement that Russia was obliged "not to possess, produce or flight-test a ground-launched cruise missile with a range capability of 500 to 5,500 kilometers, or to possess or produce launchers of such missiles ...
Moscow (CNN) -- Russia rejects claims it has deployed a cruise missile in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Thursday.
The paper described China Aerospace science and Industry Corp as the country's sole producer of cruise missiles, and said the drones resembled cruise missiles. China has stepped up research into military drones, hoping to take market share from the ...
Paul Selva, vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs Of Staff, on Wednesday accused Russia of deploying a land-based cruise missile in violation of "the spirit and intent" of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty. He said that Moscow's ...
"We believe that the Russians have deployed a land-based cruise missile that violates the spirit and intent of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty," Gen.
He added later that the Defense Department has been asked three times in recent years if one leg of the nuclear deterrent triad could be scrapped, usually the long-range bomber armed withstand-off cruise missiles, and each time the answer came back "we ...
Pyongyang's simultaneous launch of four rockets on Monday has worried Japanese lawmakers. Japan has so far avoided acquiring bombers or weapons such as cruise missiles with enough range to strike other countries, relying instead on the US to take the ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia has deployed a land-based cruise missile that violates the "spirit and intent" of an arms control treaty and poses a threat to NATO, Vice Chairman of the U.S.
The non-proliferation community has pushed against the LRSO, arguing it is an inherently destabilizing weapon, as any nation the U.S.
The Russian Navy will arm its upgraded Project 949A Oscar II-class nuclear-powered guided missile submarines (SSGN) with 3M-54 Kalibr cruise missiles, Russia's Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on March 6. Two Project 949A SSGNs are ...
In 2014, the U.S. government charged that Russia had violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) by testing a banned ground-launched cruise missile of intermediate range (500 to 5,500 kilometers). Three weeks ago, The New ... Even ...
London/RIYADH (Reuters) - cruise missiles, floating mines and a remote-controlled boat have been deployed to attack ships in Yemen in recent months, changing the dynamic of the two-year-old war and pushing the country closer to famine, shipping and ...
Russia has begun to deploy a nuclear-capable, ground-launched cruise missile, contrary to its obligations under the pivotal 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty, the New York Times has reported.
Iran is already negotiating to buy cruise missiles from Russia and is likely to make other major weapons purchases when a UN ban on selling Iran sophisticated weapons expires in 2020, a U.S.
Indications are that the IRIN did not include a cruise missile capability. In addition to development of submarine-launched cruise missiles, the report indicated Iran was working to create an overlapping network of land-based anti-ship cruise missiles ...
H.R. McMaster, President Trump's newly appointed National Security Advisor, must ensure the new administration reverses a decades-old pattern of neglecting Iran's nuclear-capable cruise missile capabilities and their importance to Iran's nuclear ...
In particular, "it is time for America to prioritize homeland cruise missile defense," writes former MDA deputy director Kenneth Todorov.
The bottom line for the Russian military is that while its current bomber fleet is a fraction of the size of its Soviet-era predecessor, the Soviet Union's investments ...


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