Missile Defense & Weapons Analysis

Oct 18, 2021
A decade-long investment by Nammo in solid-fuel ramjets has proven the feasibility of the technology for artillery applications.
Oct 15, 2021
As calls grow for more affordable hypersonic systems, Dynetics remains focused on delivering the baseline weapon on time.
Oct 14, 2021
GBU-72 penetrator clears tests; U.S. Army UH-60 negotiations; Serbia to buy Airbus aircraft; and Chinook rotor blade upgrades in doubt.
Oct 13, 2021
The U.S. Navy is set to decide a path forward after two rounds of protests have delayed the Next-Generation Jammer Low-Band program.
Oct 08, 2021
The service has taken the lead on defeating small drones, looking at near-term acquisition and long-term development.
Oct 21, 2021
The failed test is one of a series of over the past year marring the Pentagon’s portfolio of boost-gliding and air-breathing hypersonic weapons.
Oct 21, 2021
The U.S. Navy has announced the completion of successful tests of “advanced hypersonic technologies” on three sounding rockets launched from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, on Oct. 20.
Oct 21, 2021
South Korean defense prime contractors Hanwha and LIG Nex1 are competing to provide candidates for the country’s "Korean Iron Dome" project. This is as North Korea fired a new family of submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
Oct 19, 2021
The U.S. Defense Department has announced plans to apply modular open systems approach standards on an emerging class of directed energy weapon systems. 
Oct 13, 2021
The Pentagon’s head of research and engineering wants hypersonics programs to become cheaper and show tangible successes in tests to convince doubters in the Pentagon that the weapons will be effective.
Oct 12, 2021
A new 5,000-lb. penetrator has completed a series of release tests, paving the way for the U.S. Air Force development program to enter production later this year.
Oct 07, 2021
Lockheed Martin says its proposal for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Next Generation Interceptor could be fielded as early as 2027.
Oct 07, 2021
Israel Aerospace Industries has provided more details about the features and capabilities of the Proteus Advanced Systems’ Blue Spear anti-surface missile, adapted from the company’s Gabriel V missile.