Posts tagged as missile launch

Ukraine conducts successful cruise missile launch

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has announced that it successfully tested a land-based cruise missile and upgraded S-125 missile system on 5 December. According to statement, the tests of Ukrainian missiles proved that Ukraine is capable of defending its borders in the Black and Azov Seas. This was stated by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov upon completion of the tests at…

Spanish pilot behind accidental missile launch receives minimal penalty

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The Spanish Air Force has imposed a minimal disciplinary measure on the pilot who misfired an air-to-air missile in Estonia in August, Spanish daily El País reports. According to the Spanish Air Force, the pilot who accidentally launched an air-to-air type AMRAAM missile in the Estonian airspace on 7 August was found guilty of negligence, however, an investigation led to the discovery of mitigating circumstances. The Spanish Air Force imposed…