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The Navy's Next-Generation Warship Gets Two Critical Defensive Boosts

Check out the Independence-class LCS - A Rolling Airframe Missile launcher is mounted above the hangar for short-range defense against aircraft and cruise missiles, and .50-caliber gun mounts are provided topside


Former United States Navy Ship Kilauea breaks apart and sinks following a torpedo attack from the Collins Class submarine HMAS Farncomb, on the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) off Hawaii, during RIMPAC 2012. [1003x667]

White Sands Missile Range Museum


North Korea's missile capabilities

Check out the map of North Korea’s arsenal and their estimated strike ranges:

One of the rarest of the white hulls, the missile range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM-25) and her embarked Cobra King radar system are lit by the rising sun at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. [4110x2740]

Raytheon is preparing to demonstrate a longer-range version of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (Amraam) for use with the Kongsberg/Raytheon National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (Nasams). The new missile (left) is to be tested at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico toward the end of this year, company officials say. It combines the AIM-120C7 seeker, fuze, warhead and guidance electronics with the motor and aerodynamic-plus-thrust-vector controls of the…


A 6 cm Epidote from Rock Springs Canyon, Dona Ana County, New Mexico, USA - in the White Sands Missile Range Museum mineral collection. (Author: Darren)

SPACE SHUTTLE-WHITE SANDS MISSLE RANGE NM | Road Trip: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico