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Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site

Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site

The Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy, and sailors at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex and Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), successfully conducted the first flight test involving components of the Aegis Ashore system. During the test, a […]


Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada is revisiting a decade-old decision not to join the US ballistic missile defense program, a top official in Ottawa said on Thursday. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to the minister of national defense, told a defense summit in Ottawa that […]


MEADS Key for German Air Defense, Backers Say

MEADS Key for German Air Defense, Backers Say

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) development results will enable Germany to build its future air and missile defense system. This was underscored by Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson and MBDA Germany Managing Director Thomas Homberg […]


India test-fires anti-ballistic missile

India test-fires anti-ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired a new anti-ballistic missile on Sunday in a step towards developing a missile defence system which only an elite club of countries has built. India, which shares borders with arch-rival Pakistan and giant China, both of whom […]


Japan orders to shoot down any new North Korean ballistic missile launches

Japan orders to shoot down any new North Korean ballistic missile launches

Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Koreain the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on […]


Hagel: US Sends 2 More Aegis Ships to Japan

Hagel: US Sends 2 More Aegis Ships to Japan

For reasons a senior defense official said included North Korean provocations, treaty commitments to Japan and U.S. national security interests, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today that the United States will send Japan two more Aegis-equipped ballistic-missile defense ships by […]


US Air and missile defense to get smarter software

US Air and missile defense to get smarter software

When a missile is launched against an enemy target, it would be nice to have a lot of good information about that target. But when “decision makers push the fire button, they may have very little data, and sometimes not […]


US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

The U.S. will soon have another system to defend against ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company delivered its ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency, six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic […]


First US missile shield destroyer arrives in Europe

First US missile shield destroyer arrives in Europe

The first of four US Navy destroyers, the USS Donald Cook, set to be a cornerstone of NATO’s European missile defense shield has arrived at the Spanish naval port of Rota, its new home. Russia says the system is a […]


 
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