Missile Defense https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/44211/more en Ignoring U.S. Sanctions, Russia Pushes Middle East Arms Sales https://aviationweek.com/defense/ignoring-us-sanctions-russia-pushes-middle-east-arms-sales <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. officials may decide to enforce the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act law inconsistently.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/ignoring-us-sanctions-russia-pushes-middle-east-arms-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/ignoring-us-sanctions-russia-pushes-middle-east-arms-sales#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Global Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1925661 at https://aviationweek.com Dimitriy Fomin/Wikimedia USAF Tests B-52 Weapons Upgrade https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/usaf-tests-b-52-weapons-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">The USAF has tested an upgrade to the B-52, making the aircraft more lethal by nearly doubling the number of weapons that can be powered at one time.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/usaf-tests-b-52-weapons-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/usaf-tests-b-52-weapons-upgrade#comments Missile Defense Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Technology North America Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:33:00 +0000 1924261 at https://aviationweek.com B-52: USAF Opinion: The Challenge Of 21st Century Nuclear Command-and-Control https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/opinion-challenge-21st-century-nuclear-command-and-control <div class="field-byline"> Bill LaPlante </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. needs to modernize its NC3—the out-of-date and all-but-invisible glue that holds the nation’s nuclear deterrence together.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/opinion-challenge-21st-century-nuclear-command-and-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/opinion-challenge-21st-century-nuclear-command-and-control#comments Editorial Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Viewpoint Global Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1921231 at https://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force Missile Warning System For India’s Air Force One https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/missile-warning-system-india-s-air-force-one <div class="node-body article-body">India’s two new Boeing 777-300 ERs, being modified to carry heads of state, will soon be equipped with missile warning and countermeasure dispensing systems. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/missile-warning-system-india-s-air-force-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/missile-warning-system-india-s-air-force-one#comments Missile Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Asia Pacific Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:12:00 +0000 1918151 at https://aviationweek.com 777-300 ER: Boeing Iran Unveils New Ground-Launched Cruise Missile https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/iran-unveils-new-ground-launched-cruise-missile <div class="node-body article-body">Iranian military officials unveiled what they claimed was a new medium-range ground-launched cruise missile to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Islamic Republic.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/iran-unveils-new-ground-launched-cruise-missile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/iran-unveils-new-ground-launched-cruise-missile#comments Missile Defense AWIN_Defense Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home Middle East Sat, 02 Feb 2019 15:48:00 +0000 1916791 at https://aviationweek.com U.S. Missile Defenses Expanding Into Space and Boost Phase https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-missile-defenses-expanding-space-and-boost-phase <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. missile architecture, now focused on limited attacks and intercepting targets in midcourse and terminal phases, is being reshaped for a wider range of threats.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-missile-defenses-expanding-space-and-boost-phase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-missile-defenses-expanding-space-and-boost-phase#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1912201 at https://aviationweek.com Missile Defense Agency MDA And DARPA Move Hypersonics Into Spotlight In 2019 https://aviationweek.com/defense/mda-and-darpa-move-hypersonics-spotlight-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. defense agencies are stepping up development of hypersonic weapons to keep pace with China and Russia.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/mda-and-darpa-move-hypersonics-spotlight-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/mda-and-darpa-move-hypersonics-spotlight-2019#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense A&D Defense Systems Global Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1895531 at https://aviationweek.com University of Texas at Arlington Opinion: What We Are Getting Into By Getting Out Of INF https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-we-are-getting-getting-out-inf <div class="field-byline"> Henry Sokolski </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. should plan for the cost of an unbounded missile competition to encourage Russia and China to negotiate new missile controls.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-we-are-getting-getting-out-inf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-what-we-are-getting-getting-out-inf#comments Editorial Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Viewpoint AWST Global Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1873341 at https://aviationweek.com Raytheon New MiG-31 Interceptor Roles May Include Fighting Sats https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/new-mig-31-interceptor-roles-may-include-fighting-sats <div class="field-byline"> Piotr Butowski </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MiG-31 interceptor has taken on new tasks as the Kinzhal ground-strike system and as an aerospace missile system that can deliver small satellites to orbit or fight enemy satellites.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/new-mig-31-interceptor-roles-may-include-fighting-sats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/new-mig-31-interceptor-roles-may-include-fighting-sats#comments Missile Defense Defense Space Defense Defense Top Stories AWST Europe Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:25:00 +0000 1858271 at https://aviationweek.com Ship Sash IDF Building Ground-To-Ground Missile Unit https://aviationweek.com/defense/idf-building-ground-ground-missile-unit <div class="node-body article-body">The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have begun building a new ground-to-ground missile unit to protect Israeli civilians from rocket and artillery attacks. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/idf-building-ground-ground-missile-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/idf-building-ground-ground-missile-unit#comments Missile Defense Defense Defense Top Stories Programs AWIN Middle East Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:04:00 +0000 1843001 at https://aviationweek.com Accular: Ronite