Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Nov 23, 2021
Washington has glimpsed life after the legacy defense industry, and the potential for change is enormous.
Nov 23, 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to add advanced aircraft and air weapons to replace the aging platforms.
Nov 19, 2021
Test adds more than 1,500 pieces of trackable orbital debris.
Nov 18, 2021
The emergence of a UAE-developed air-launched cruise missile provides some insight into the ambitions of the UAE’s weapon’s developers.
Nov 15, 2021
The U.S. Army’s Futures Command experimented with new high-technology systems for seven weeks as part of Project Convergence 21.
Nov 23, 2021
Space, missile and cyber electronics rollup BlueHalo announced its latest acquisition Nov. 23 with a deal for Asymmetrik, a boutique software provider to the U.S. intelligence community.
Nov 22, 2021
A newly discovered data dump by the U.S. Air Force last August discloses the first details about the progress in flight test of the secretive Lockheed Martin AIM-260 Joint Advanced Tactical Missile.
Nov 22, 2021
The U.S. military needs to catch up to China and Russia in offensive hypersonic weapons development quickly, while focusing on new ways to defend against the threat of missiles that have made the world a much more complicated place, the Space Force’s No. 2 officer said.
Nov 22, 2021
China’s AVIC Aerodynamics Research Institute says it has completed construction of a new hypersonic wind tunnel that is reportedly able to simulate speeds from Mach 4 to Mach 8. 
Nov 18, 2021
 Poland has selected MBDA’s Common Anti-air Modular Missile as the basis for its Narew short-range air defense system requirement.
Nov 18, 2021
The UAE says it plans to purchase South Korea’s Cheongung Block 2 surface-to-air missile in a deal that could be the country’s largest defense export, news reports say.
Nov 17, 2021
China’s test of a fractional orbital bombardment system and a hypersonic glide vehicle over the summer should have created more of a sense of urgency within the Pentagon, but that has not happened, the No. 2 military officer says.
Nov 16, 2021
Improvements made to the system will improve its capabilities against a range of aerial targets including drones and ballistic missiles.