Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Mar 23, 2023
A five-year-old plan to in-source major airpower capabilities is threatened by political, economic and industrial forces.
Mar 23, 2023
A long-awaited transfer of Polish and Slovakian MiGs will help restore Ukrainian air force capacity, but they add few needed capabilities.
Mar 08, 2023
A plan emerges to establish weapons-making capacity in Australia, starting with perhaps a new production order for Ukraine.
Mar 07, 2023
Australia is planning its future military expansion as it seeks to fend off the widening influence of China and build its defense industrial capabilities.
Mar 01, 2023
A decades-old concept for a ubiquitous battlefield network concept is starting to become reality.
Mar 24, 2023
The test on March 13 of the Lockheed Martin AGM-183 Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) “met several objectives,” but not all.
Mar 24, 2023
The agency’s fiscal 2024 budget request includes funding for 27 Raytheon SM-3 Block 1B missiles, but then production will stop as upgrades continue. 
Mar 23, 2023
The budget documents offer the first glimpse of the procurement profile for the boost-glide missile that is common with the Army's Long Range Hypersonic Weapon.
Mar 20, 2023
The Pentagon’s newest batch of aid for Ukraine includes additional missiles for Ukrainian aircraft to target Russian surface-to-air missile systems.
Mar 17, 2023
Japan is fitting the SPY-7 Aegis Ashore radar on to two destroyers after public concerns of SM-3 missile boosters falling over populated areas.
Mar 17, 2023
The Tomahawk acquisition comes under Australia’s trilateral AUKUS pact with the U.S. and UK.
Mar 16, 2023
Rafael said it is in discussions with Japan to supply Stunner interceptor missiles for the country’s Patriot air defense batteries.