Saudi Arabia is building ballistic missiles, according to CNN.
Congress authorized the Biden administration’s 2022 budget request for the accelerated development of hypersonic weapons.
The hypersonic glide vehicle that China allegedly tested in July included the release of an unspecified projectile, the Financial Times reported.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency awarded contracts to three companies to develop hypersonic missile prototypes.
Last month, the UN First Committee, responsible for international security, approved a compromise resolution that sets into motion a new open-ended working group to develop rules of the road for military activities in space.
The 34-year-old MTCR, an international export control regime, has slowed or stopped some significant missile programs but needs reform to deal with the increase in states adding ballistic and cruise missiles to their arsenals.
Editors James M. Smith and Paul J. Bolt have produced an insightful book that enriches the public debate with a holistic and systematic examination of China’s nuclear strategy.
China is accelerating its development of strategic nuclear warheads, more than doubling last year’s estimate, according to the U.S. Defense Department’s 2021 China military power report.
Russia conducted an anti-satellite (ASAT) test to destroy one of its own satellites, creating a large debris field and threatening space operations and human spaceflight.
India successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in an apparent effort to signal advances in its nuclear deterrent to China.