Dan Arkin


Iranian warships on way to Venezuela

Two ships from the Iranian Navy are sailing in the Atlantic Ocean in the direction of Venezuela carrying oil and possibly weapons and military equipment 

The ballistic missile interception test last week. Photo: U.S. Navy

During exercise, US Navy intercepts missile in space 

The test was carried out as part of the Shield 2021 exercise with the participation of 15 ships and planes from various countries. There was also a scenario of tracking both enemy planes and missile threats at the same time

A rendering of Dynetics' Enduring Shield solution for the U.S. Army's Indirect Fires Protection Capability program. While a physical system exists, photographs are not approved for public release. (Courtesy of Dynetics)

Rafael and Raytheon in US missile interception competition with Dynetics

Rafael's competitor Dynetics demonstrated its Enduring Shield launcher, while Rafael and Raytheon demonstrated Iron Dome 

An Iranian warship in the Gulf of Oman last year. Photo: SalmanPix/ABACAPRESS.COM via REUTERS

Report: Iranian ships on way to Venezuela

The Americans are closely monitoring an Iranian frigate and oil tanker converted into a helicopter carrier that were discovered off the west coast of Africa. The Iranian Foreign Ministry says Iran is entitled to the right to be present in international waters