MDA completes ‘first of a kind’ ICBM missile defence test
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced on 17 November that it has conducted a successful interception test of a Northrop Grumman-built Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target, using a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA ballistic missile defense interceptor.
Raytheon co-developed the interceptor with Japanese company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
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Sandia National Laboratories has flight-tested a weapons drop of the B61-12 nuclear bomb from an F-35A aircraft.
Prototype flight test plan to be altered
Security challenges abound in Asia-Pacific for the incoming US president - so will he be up to them?
Bundestag committee gives green light to spend on torpedo upgrade, IT improvements and MBT ammunition
Leasing is looking like an increasingly attractive option for the Indian military.