Tag Archives: Missile

Raytheon receives $66.4 million contract for SM-3 Block IIA missile

Raytheon Missile Systems has received a $66.4 million modification to an existing contract for the Standard Missile-3 Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense program for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. The modification will provide for engineering work, support services and analysis of the SM-3 Block IIA missile and BMD 5.1 flight testing and certification. The work will be conducted in Tuscon,… Read More »

North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

North Korea has tested a new rocket engine as part of its efforts to build a missile capable of reaching the American mainland, US officials said. The news comes amid rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyangover the North’s nuclear ambitions. The Trump administration has made the issue one of its top priorities. Despite international condemnation, North Korea has… Read More »

North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

North Korea tested a new type of cruise missile that could strike U.S. and South Korean warships “at will” if the country was attacked, its state media said Friday, a day after Seoul detected four missiles being launched from a eastern coastal town. The missiles represent the fourth new missile system North Korea said it has introduced and… Read More »

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions. The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile and flew about 450 km (280 miles), South Korean officials said.… Read More »

Pakistan Says It Has Tested Its First Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Missile

Pakistan’s military claimed Monday that it had fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile. The announcement is likely to raise tensions between Pakistan’s military and arch-rival India’s million-man army. The military said Babur-3 — named after a sixteenth century Islamic Mughal warrior who invaded and conquered India — with a range of 450 kilometers, was tested from an undisclosed… Read More »