Weapons

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F-15EX fires missiles from new weapon stations 1 and 9 for first time and validates the Eagle II’s 12 air-to-air missiles capacity

F-15EX fires missiles from new weapon stations 1 and 9 for first time and validates the Eagle II’s 12 air-to-air missiles capacity

Once initial testing is complete, operational units receiving the new F-15EX will be able to carry and employ a full… Read More

1 month ago

AGM-88G AARGM-ER successfully engages moving maritime target on 4th flight test

The US Navy launched the AGM-88G AARGM-ER from an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft successfully engaging an operationally-representative, moving maritime target.… Read More

2 months ago

USAF U-2 Avionics Technician explains why S-300 and S-400 missile systems would not be able to shoot down the SR-71 Blackbird

Could the SR-71 Blackbird be shot down by missile systems such as Russia’s S-300 or S-400? The SR-71, unofficially known… Read More

3 months ago

As the Missile Strike in Poland is under Investigation, Ukraine Airspace is still Contested Amid Russian Missile Attack

US President Joe Biden said preliminary information suggested it was “unlikely” the missile was fired from within Russia. On Nov.… Read More

3 months ago

With a total of 53 missiles successfully launched, RAF Typhoon and F-35B Lightning II aircraft conducted their largest ever mass firing of ASRAAMs

Over the space of 10 days, pilots from eight different squadrons successfully launched a total of 53 ASRAAM missiles at… Read More

4 months ago

The story of the US Navy TARPS-equipped F-14 Tomcat that took a photo of its own GBU-12 heading for its target

Taken during Operation Iraqi Freedom, the following amazing photograph of a GBU-12 heading for its target was taken by a… Read More

4 months ago

Saab conducted Successful Meteor Live Firing with Gripen E

Saab recently conducted the first test firing with the advanced Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile on Gripen E with… Read More

5 months ago

Video shows F-89 Scorpion interceptor conducting the first and only live test of a USAF AIR-2 Genie nuclear-tipped air-to-air rocket

Taken on Jul. 19, 1957 the video in this post features a USAF Northrop F-89J Scorpion conducting the first and… Read More

6 months ago

First fleet representative Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pods delivered to the US Navy

The US Navy’s first AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band production representative pods arrived at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft… Read More

6 months ago

Boeing has started Integration of EPAWSS on USAF F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers

Forty-three F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers will receive EPAWSS, which is also the electronic warfare system that will equip the… Read More

7 months ago

F-15E Strike Eagle completes first-ever guided launch of AIM-120D3

A 53rd Wing F-15E Strike Eagle executed the first-ever guided launch of the AIM-120D3 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. A… Read More

7 months ago

Second successful test of AGM-183A ARRW Hypersonic Weapon, Booster Tests Complete

The AGM-183A ARRW hypersonic weapon system reached hypersonic speeds and primary and secondary objectives were met. The US Air Force… Read More

7 months ago

Rafael unveiled the Ice Breaker 5th generation long-range, autonomous precision-guided cruise missile.

The Ice Breaker is a 5th generation long-range, autonomous precision-guided missile system, enabling significant attack performance against a variety of… Read More

7 months ago

Photos show mock B61-12 nuclear bomb being loaded on B-2A Spirit stealth bomber before capstone test

A B-2A Spirit stealth bomber released a B61-12 Joint Test Assembly utilizing a new capability known as Radar Aided Targeting… Read More

7 months ago

The Danish Armed Forces are sending to Ukraine Harpoon long-range anti-ship missiles that can Take on Russian Ships in the Black Sea

The Danish military’s coastal anti-ship missile batteries field RGM-84L-4 Harpoon Block IIs that are capable of hitting ships at sea… Read More

9 months ago

USAF has finally succeeded in testing the AGM-183A ARRW Hypersonic Weapon

A USAF B-52H Stratofortress successfully released an AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, off the Southern California coast, May… Read More

9 months ago

Russian Tu-22M-3 Bombers are hitting Ukraine with Kh-22 (AS-4 Kitchen) 1960s missiles. But since they have a Circular Error Probable of 3 miles, they are missing their Targets.

Yesterday, a video surfaced purportedly shown the release of two Kh-22 (‘AS-4 Kitchen’) missiles from a Tu-22M-3 bomber. As widely… Read More

9 months ago