Missile Defense

China Outlines Space War Plans

PLA white paper confirms space operations a strategic priority for confronting U.S.

China's heavy-lift carrier rocket Long March-5 blasts offChina's strategy for developing advanced space weapons were disclosed this week in Beijing's first defense white paper issued in years.

PACOM: China Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Tests a Signal to US, World

Admiral warns Chinese military could overtake U.S. military in next decade

China recently conducted the first test of a new anti-ship ballistic missile, firing a salvo of six missiles into the South China Sea in a threatening message to the United States, the commander of the Indo-Pacific Command said Thursday.

Trump to Rapidly Expand U.S. Missile Defenses

Expanded missile threats from China, Russia spur policy shift

Donald TrumpPresident Trump announced a major shift in U.S. defense strategy on Thursday ordering the Pentagon to rapidly expand current missile defenses and build new interceptors, space sensors, and advanced technology to neutralize foreign missiles at multiple stages of attack.

Congress Directs Immediate Weaponization of Space to Counter Missile Strikes

Space-based interceptors, long on ice, get kickstart from Cruz

Ted CruzCongress is ordering the Pentagon to immediately begin construction of space-based missile interceptors to counter increasing threats from North Korea, Iran, and other countries with advanced missile technology, according to new legislation viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

China Reveals Images of New Hypersonic Strike Aircraft

Ultra high-speed vehicles shown for first time on state-run television

China has disclosed the first images of secret hypersonic strike aircraft that are being developed to deliver nuclear warheads through U.S. missile defenses. State-run CCTV on Oct. 8 broadcast images of four different vehicles or missiles that U.S. intelligence agencies believe are mockups of hypersonic strike vehicles, including one known as DF-ZF.