Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Jul 29, 2021
This year's MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon, which took place on July 20-25 in Zhukovsky near Moscow, was unique. The pandemic and entry…
Jul 16, 2021
U.S. Army and Navy officials are planning the first round of upgrades for a joint hypersonic missile program.
Jul 14, 2021
Details of the U.S. Air Force’s first hypersonic weapon show a concept not unlike the AGM-158B cruise missile, albeit 12.5 times faster.
Jul 09, 2021
Admiral reveals new Trident details; MEO satellite test coming in 2022; the Netherlands’ Reaper and NGI approach questioned.
Jun 29, 2021
A new way to process data from older radars might allow NORAD to operate the airborne early-warning system above the Arctic for years.
Aug 04, 2021
U.S. Air Force officials will not know how the latest test failure of a hypersonic missile prototype will impact the schedule until an ongoing root cause investigation is completed, Brig. Gen. Heath Collins said on Aug. 4.
Aug 03, 2021
An extended-range version of a U.S. Navy anti-radiation missile completed a successful first air-launched, live-fire test on July 19 over the Point Mugu Missile Range off the California coast, the Navy said on Aug. 3.
Aug 03, 2021
The German Air Force is undertaking operational testing of MBDA’s Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile as it prepares to field the weapon on the Eurofighter before year’s end.
Aug 02, 2021
Hypersonic flight testing for the U.S. Air Force is off to a rough start.
Aug 01, 2021
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Aug. 1 that an Iranian unmanned air vehicle (UAV) attacked an Israeli-managed oil tanker in the…
Jul 29, 2021
The single-stage booster separated from the Boeing B-52 on the second test but failed to ignite over the Point Mugu Sea Range off the California coast. 
Jul 29, 2021
An exchange during a think-tank event in Washington on July 29 may offer an explanation for the absence of a promised U.S. Air Force hypersonic flight test in July. 
Jul 28, 2021
The U.S. Air Force has retired the first Kratos XQ-58A to become a new exhibit at the National Museum of the Air Force after the pioneering unmanned aircraft system logged a total of four flight hours on three flights in 2019.