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The ambitions of Northeast Asia's naval powers to variously ensure sea control, or effect sea denial, have spurred the indigenous development of a multiplicity of new anti-ship cruise missiles (ASCMs) in the region. China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan are all investing to meet national ...
... insisted was a chemical attack by the Syrian government, saw 105 cruise missiles being fired at targets in Damascus and Homs. It was not clear whether the discovered missiles were American Tomahawks or Scalp/Storm Shadow, codenames for a cruise missile jointly developed by France and the UK.

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Air Force has selected Lockheed Martin to design and prototype a new hypersonic cruise missile, as part of a broad Pentagon push to kickstart America's hypersonic arsenal. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the “design, development, engineering, systems ...
The response to a suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, a week ago that killed at least 80 people occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday. American, British and French cruise missiles, about 100 of them, were fired at storage and research facilities near Damascus and ...
Pakistan successfully test-fired what it described as an enhanced-range version of its indigenously developed Babur cruise missile on 14 April, ... The latest development came some two weeks after ISPR announced that Pakistan had conducted a test-firing of its Babur-3 submarine-launched cruise missile ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today successfully test fired an enhanced version of indigenously-built Babur cruise missile that can deliver conventional and non-conventional weapons with a range of 700 kilometres. 'Babur Weapon System-1 (B)' incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike ...

MOSCOW, April 14. /TASS/. Syria has intercepted 71 out of 103 cruise missiles fired by the United States and its allies, Head of the Russian General Staff's Main Operations Department Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoi said on Saturday. "According to available information, a total of 103 cruise missiles were ...
Britain had no alternative but to take military action to degrade Syria's chemical weapons capability, Prime Minister Theresa May says, after ordering air-launched cruise missile strikes along with the US and France. Four Royal Air Force Tornado jets from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus fired Storm Shadow ...
Soon after the strikes in Syria ended today Russian news media claimed that 71 cruise missiles were intercepted during the strikes on Syria Friday .... It is likely more modern stand-off weapons like the UK's MBDA Storm Shadow and French SCALP-EG cruise missile along with the new AGM-158 ...
WASHINGTON — U.S. warships and warplanes in the eastern Mediterranean launched a fiery barrage of missiles at multiple military targets in Syria to punish the Russian-backed government in Damascus for its alleged use of poison gas against civilians last weekend, President Donald Trump announced.
The US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Ticonderoga-class cruisers carry dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles with a range of up to 2,500 kilometers (1,500 miles). US defense officials did not specify what weapons were used during the airstrikes early Saturday on Syria. However, the Tomahawk cruise missile ...
The cruiser USS Monterey and destroyer USS Porter in the Mediterranean Sea fired dozens of cruise missiles early Saturday morning local time in the attack on Syrian chemical weapons sites. The attack is the second in a year to target the chemical weapons used by the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar ...
... as not a single cruise missile had been left in Ukraine after the Ukrainian army had undergone disarmament under the Budapest Memorandum signed in 1994. "Today's tests mark a new stage of a missile program under which our Armed Forces should get powerful, high-efficiency cruise missiles, which ...
There was probably some truth to this, as DSMAC probably used easily identifiable roads for the cruise missiles to follow. The most lethal Tomahawk variant that entered production was the BGM-109G Gryphon nuclear land attack missile. Gryphon was launched from a four missile trailer, had a range of ...
As already reported on Army Recognition.com, Peru and Chile have shown interest in acquiring the BrahMos cruise missile that India has jointly developed with Russia at a budget of $300 million. Particularly since a successful test fire carried on by a Sukhoi Su-30MKI.
South American countries Chile and Peru have shown interest in acquiring the BrahMos cruise missile that India has jointly developed with Russia at a budget of $300 million, officials said. According to diplomatic sources, “The Chilean armed forces are interested in buying the missile. There have been ...
A BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired for the first time using an indigenously developed seeker on 22 March. Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in a tweet that the test was carried out at 0842 h local time at the Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan, adding that ...

Last week, Pakistan announced the second successful flight test of its Babur-3 nuclear-capable submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM). The missile was tested from a submerged platform off Pakistan's coast in the Arabian Sea and flew to strike a target at an undisclosed location. According to a ...
“If we're talking about nuclear-armed cruise missiles, that's a technological breakthrough and a gigantic achievement,” said one. “[T]hese weapons are definitely new, absolutely new.” Well, actually…no. In fact, the United States developed a nuclear-powered cruise missile prototype in the early 1960s.
With Russia and China developing advanced cruise missiles and weapons such as hypersonic boost-glide vehicles, the United States is looking at ways to defeat threats other than incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles. Moreover, the Pentagon recognizes that it might not be able to stop an incoming ...
WASHINGTON -- The commander of U.S. nuclear forces says that Russia has increased its deployment of cruise missiles that Washington asserts are in violation of a key Cold War arms-control treaty, a signal that Moscow continues to be undeterred by U.S. warnings. The comments on March 20 by ...
US Air Force weapons developers plan to begin a new phase of construction and development for the emerging Long-Range Standoff Weapon in 2022, a move that will bring a new nuclear-armed, air-launched cruise missile closer to operational status amid fast-growing global nuclear weapons tensions, ...
Powered by a turbofan engine, the Taurus cruise missile can reach a top speed of up to March 0.9 and has estimated operational range of around 500 kilometers (300 miles). It is armed with a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) high explosive warhead and is primarily deployed as a bunker buster. It can target ...
But a new generation of fast, stealthy, hard-to-shoot-down conventional weapons, such as hypersonic cruise missiles traveling at faster than Mach 5, are more than just devastating battlefield weapons. They raise the specter of a surprise attack using nonnuclear weapons an opponent's nuclear strike force.
Last week Vladimir Putin, a frequently shirtless equestrian ghoul who also happens to run the Country Formerly Known As The Soviet Union, gave a long, mildly unhinged state-of-Russia speech that made reference to a number of new Russian weapons systems, including an anti-Mar-A-Lago missile ...
President Donald Trump's Nuclear Posture Review proposed that the United States create two new nuclear weapons — a low-yield warhead for U.S. submarine-launched ballistic missiles and a new sea-launched cruise missile. So, naturally, Russian President Vladimir Putin just asked the Federal ...
... plan that could put nuclear cruise missiles aboard the new Zumwalt class (DDG 1000) of stealthy Navy destroyers, according to the commander of U.S. Strategic Command. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, StratCom chief, said the plan to develop a new, low-yield nuclear Sea-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM, ...
U.S. Air Force General John Hyten, head of U.S. Strategic Command, has suggested he's interested in arming a variety of ships with a new nuclear-tipped cruise missile, including the stealthy Zumwalt-class destroyers, as well as guided missile submarines, or SSGNs, and attack subs. This only renews ...
Russia has deployed long-range sea- and air-launched cruise missiles in all strategic directions, the Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces said. "Specific attention is being paid to precision weapons to increase effectiveness," First Deputy Defence Minister Army General Valery Gerasimov ...
Russia continues to brazenly violate the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty by fielding and deploying ground-launched cruise missiles. Russia is also violating or failing to comply with numerous other arms control agreements, including the Open Skies Treaty, the Vienna Document, the ...
... of cruise-missile submarines (SSG) deployed by the Soviet Union, and the second to use nuclear propulsion (SSGN). The Soviet Navy expected to use early SSGs and SSGNs to attack American land targets, primarily cities and naval bases, with conventional and nuclear warheads. The cruise missiles of ...
Pakistan announced Thursday that it had successfully conducted another test-firing of a nuclear-capable, submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM), which has a range of 450 kilometers. The indigenously developed Babur missile was fired from an underwater platform and "engaged its target with precise ...
On Saturday, Pakistan carried out what it said was a successful flight test of a range-enhanced, ground-launched Babur subsonic cruise missile. According to a statement released by Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the missile tested was an “enhanced range version of the indigenously ...
Pakistan's military says it has conducted a successful test of an enhanced version of the locally developed Babur ballistic cruise missile. In a statement on April 14, the military said the Babur Weapon System-1 "can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy, at a range of 700 kilometers.".


 

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