Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Sep 30, 2022
The sailing of the long-delayed aircraft carrier is a trial run ahead of its 2023 operational deployment.
Sep 29, 2022
Iranian loitering munitions and drones may be filling in for Russian combat aircraft and guided missiles in Moscow’s war against Ukraine.
Sep 28, 2022
A Raytheon/Northrop Grumman team will field the first hypersonic missile powered by an air-breathing engine by the end of fiscal 2027.
Sep 27, 2022
Ground-launched Brimstones have been successful against Russian tanks in Ukraine; MBDA hopes the success attracts the British Army, too.
Sep 19, 2022
The need for speed is emerging as more important than the need for range for air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.
Oct 04, 2022
Seoul's introduction of Hyunmoo-5 (V), a short-range ballistic missile designed for retaliation against North Korean strategic installations in the event of a conflict, came as Pyongyang conducted its fifth test in the space of a week
Sep 29, 2022
U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall says he is encouraged by recent test successes for Lockheed Martin’s Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon, despite having previously expressed concern about the program.
Sep 27, 2022
Two new-build Kongsberg and Raytheon National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) will arrive in Ukraine within the next two months.
Sep 27, 2022
The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a second yearly contract for early operational capability versions of the Precision Strike Missile. 
Sep 26, 2022
A bipartisan group of senators want the Pentagon to have more authority in managing industry production lines for critical munitions, with the aid to Ukraine highlighting potential shortages in the industrial base.
Sep 23, 2022
DARPA has awarded a $6.5 million contract to BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development group to develop novel filters that protect against radio and microwave jamming.
Sep 23, 2022
Military acquisition leaders from more than 40 nations are scheduled to meet Sept. 28 to determine how to provide Ukraine with long-term support.
Sep 22, 2022
A Raytheon/Northrop Grumman team will build operational prototypes for a scramjet-powered cruise missile to be fielded by the U.S. and Australian air forces starting in 2027, the U.S. Defense Department said on Sept. 22.