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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 […]


Israel Tests Arrow 2 Missile Interceptor

Israel Tests Arrow 2 Missile Interceptor

An experiment on “Block 4″ of “Arrow 2″ missiles was conducted in central Israel. The experiment consisted of the initial examination of the “Great Pine” radar as a part of the weapon system. The Ministry of Defense: The experiment was […]


India Conducts Successful Test of Interceptor Missile

India Conducts Successful Test of Interceptor Missile

DRDO today conducted a successful test launch of the interceptor missile. DRDO’s Air Defence Missile AAD-05 has successfully hit the ballistic missile and destroyed it at a height of 15 kms off the Coast of Orissa near the Wheelers Island. […]


Amidst Regional Changes, Middle East Arms Bazaar Remains Open

Amidst Regional Changes, Middle East Arms Bazaar Remains Open

While the news coming out of the Middle East over the past year has focused upon the percolations of restless societies, two aspects remain consistent amidst the region’s sea of political unrest: strong levels of investment in security forces and […]


NATO Missile Shield to Be Based In Germany

NATO Missile Shield to Be Based In Germany

A diplomatic source has said NATO will place the command center for its European missile shield at the US military base Ramstein in Germany. NATO plans to set up the command center for its missile shield at the US military […]


SEWIP Electronic Attack Capability for US Navy Anti-ship Missile Defense

SEWIP Electronic Attack Capability for US Navy Anti-ship Missile Defense

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) are teaming to compete for a U.S. Navy contract that will upgrade the fleet’s capability to electronically attack anti-ship missiles. Through its Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 upgrade, […]


 
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