Russia Tests PL-19 Nudol Missile: ASAT or BMD Missile Test?

December 22, 2016 Agrippa 0

Russia appears to have tested the PL-109 Nudol missile, billed by most commentators as an anti-satellite weapon test (ASAT). The source of the reports on this come from Bill Gertz, so you should be careful of the framework of analysis provided especially given the prevailing political climate. Gertz, for the […]

*Another* Musudan Launch and Another Failure

October 20, 2016 Agrippa 0

US Strategic Command reports that North Korea has just conducted another test of the Musudan missile, hot on the heels of Friday’s failed test, and a reemphasis by Washington of extended deterrence on the Korean peninsula. Today’s test, as with that on Friday, was near the city of Kusong. According […]