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Impressions on China’s Second Missile Interceptor Test

Impressions on China’s Second Missile Interceptor Test

China is reported to have conducted the second test of its missile interceptor system on January 27, 2013 in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.1 Quite symbolic of China’s postural patterns, the reported test comes exactly three years (and 16 days) […]


US radar to boost missile defence in Japan

US radar to boost missile defence in Japan

Tokyo and Washington plan to install a US early-warning radar system at a coastal base near Kyoto to bolster defences against the North Korean missile threat, reports said Sunday. The X-band radar, capable of precisely tracking the trajectory of a […]


JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability

JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability

Elevated system detects, tracks ascent-phase ballistic missiles during recent test Enemy tactical ballistic missiles may soon be easier to detect and track. During a series of recent tests, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS demonstrated tactical ballistic missile defense (TBMD) […]


Saab To Upgrade Swedish Ground Based Air Defence System

Saab To Upgrade Swedish Ground Based Air Defence System

Defence and security company Saab has received two new orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), to a total value of MSEK 600, for an upgrade of Sweden’s ground based air defence. The orders include delivery of both upgrades […]


Space-Based Sensors A Ballistic Missile’s Worst Nightmare

Space-Based Sensors A Ballistic Missile’s Worst Nightmare

Space-based sensors can expand the range and effectiveness of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) capabilities, a recent missile defense test has shown. Conducted Feb. 13 by the Navy and U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), an Aegis […]


India, France Agree On $6 Billion Missile Deal

India, France Agree On $6 Billion Missile Deal

India and France on Thursday concluded negotiations on the Short Range Surface to Air Missile nearly worth of $6 billion during the talks between French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who also said talks on $10-billion deal […]


U.S. Navy uses eyes in space to take out a ballistic missile threat target

U.S. Navy uses eyes in space to take out a ballistic missile threat target

A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IA fired from the USS Lake Erie destroyed a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target using tracking data from a remote Raytheon sensor payload on the Space Tracking and Surveillance System-Demonstrator (STSS-D) satellites. […]


South Korea to step up missile defence after North test

South Korea to step up missile defence after North test

South Korea said Wednesday it would accelerate the development of longer-range ballistic missiles that could cover the whole of North Korea in response to a third nuclear test by Pyongyang. “We will speed up the development of ballistic missiles with […]


Israel’s Arrow Missiles to Undergo Major Overhaul

Israel’s Arrow Missiles to Undergo Major Overhaul

The “Arrow” system, which is responsible for defending Israel from long-range ballistic missiles, is expected to undergo a series of improvements in 2013: An advanced radar system, a new center for interception management and capability of wider ranges of interception. […]


 
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