Tag: intercontinental ballistic missile

"F-35 could detect, track and possibly shoot down ballistic missiles by 2025," Head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says
Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves hinted that the F-35 could take down a ballistic missile by having a new “fast missile that’s hung on the bottom of” the fighter Head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, told the Senate appropriations subcommittee on defense that he expects the F-35 to be capable of detecting, tracking and, possibly, even...
Three USAF RC-135S Cobra Ball spy planes were airborne when North Korea launched Hwasong-15 ICBM
“We can’t afford to lose a single RC-135S Cobra Ball. There aren’t going to be any more,” Robert Hopkins III, former 55th Wing pilot The Omaha World-Herald reports that one of the three RC-135S Cobra Ball spy planes were airborne last week during the time North Korea test-fired the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Actually even if the U.S. Air Force...
The Lancers have conducted a 10-hour sequenced bilateral mission with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in response to a series of increasingly escalatory actions by North Korea, including a launch of an ICBM on Jul. 3 The interesting clip in this post shows two U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam practicing...
The B-1B live bombing drill is in response to North Korea’s recent testing of an intercontinental ballistic missile U.S. Air Force (USAF) B-1B strategic bombers could be heading to South Korea today and drop live bombs at a local range. According to The Korea Times, the exercise is in response to North Korea’s recent testing of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Noteworthy...