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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 […]


Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system shot down a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards the southern city of Ashkelon on Thursday evening, media reports said. Public radio and army radio both reported that there were no injuries or […]


Enhanced Missile Warning System to Protect US Army Troops

Enhanced Missile Warning System to Protect US Army Troops

For more than two million in-theater combat hours, U.S. Army aviators have relied on BAE Systems’ Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) to locate and protect against infrared threats. As a result of the system’s success, the U.S. Army has awarded […]


Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon has received a resume work order from the U.S. Navy to commence development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar. The order followed the official Government Accountability Office update of its database to reflect the status of the […]


Israel, US carry out missile test during Kerry visit

Israel, US carry out missile test during Kerry visit

Israel and the United States carried out a joint missile test Friday, the defence ministry said, as US Secretary of State John Kerry pushed for a Middle East peace deal. The Israel Missile Defence Organisation and US Missile Defence Agency […]


Patriot performance excels in PAC-3 test firing

Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets. “Patriot’s successful track record is […]


 
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