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Enhancing NATO’s Missile Defence

Enhancing NATO’s Missile Defence

The proliferation of ballistic missiles poses an increasing threat to Allied populations, territory and deployed forces. This is the reason why the Netherlands decided to contribute to NATO’s Missile Defence system. “From intelligence we know that now more than 30 […]


Experts Testify On DOD Missile Defense System

Experts Testify On DOD Missile Defense System

Technical challenges remain for the complex ballistic missile defense system designed to protect the United States and its allies, but the capability is crucial to the nation’s defense posture, experts told a congressional panel this week. Bradley H. Roberts, deputy […]


Lockheed Delivers 1st THAAD Battery to US Army

Lockheed Delivers 1st THAAD Battery to US Army

Lockheed Martin has completed delivery of all hardware and components associated with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system’s first U.S. Army Battery. In December, THAAD delivered its 24th interceptor, completing the first THAAD Battery (A-4 ADA). Two […]


Israel to Test New Arrow 3 Missile Interceptor

Israel to Test New Arrow 3 Missile Interceptor

BEN GURION International Airport, Israel: “The first test of the advanced Arrow 3 weapon system will be performed in the near future, confirming the interceptor missile’s effectiveness. A series of different tests will be run on the system to establish […]


S-400 Missiles Deployed in Western Russia

S-400 Missiles Deployed in Western Russia

New S-400 Triumf air defense systems have been delivered to Russia’s Western Military District and will be put on alert duty in a month, district commander Arkady Bakhin said on Tuesday. He did not say exactly where the missiles will […]


Israel to get missile interceptor system: army

Israel to get missile interceptor system: army

The Israeli military will on Monday deploy a battery of rocket interceptors from its “Iron Dome” system in the Tel Aviv region, a military spokesman said on Sunday. “Iron Dome is being incorporated into the heart of the Israeli military. […]


SMDC Successfully Launches Short Range Ballistic Target

SMDC Successfully Launches Short Range Ballistic Target

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command successfully completed a test flight of the new Economical Target-1, Feb. 15 at Eglin Air Force Base. The Economical Target-1, or ET-1, missile was launched from the Santa Rosa […]


New Missile Warning Satellite Providing Vital Infrared Data to Users

New Missile Warning Satellite Providing Vital Infrared Data to Users

The first Lockheed Martin-built Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) satellite is now delivering critical infrared data to users. The spacecraft is currently undergoing its rigorous operational certification process. Data from the U.S Air Force’s SBIRS GEO-1 satellite will […]


FY 2013 Program Acquisition Costs by Weapon System

FY 2013 Program Acquisition Costs by Weapon System

The combined capabilities and performance of U.S. weapons systems are unmatched throughout the world, ensuring that our military forces have the advantage over any adversary. The DoD (FY) 2013 acquisition funding request totals $178.8 billion, of which $109.1 billion is […]


 
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