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General Calls Layers Key to Missile Defense Strategy

General Calls Layers Key to Missile Defense Strategy

WASHINGTON: The key to a successful missile defense strategy is layers, the director of the Missile Defense Agency said today. “Different missiles systems [are needed] so that if one fails or one can be tricked, you have a completely different […]


Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Plays Key Role In Latest Missile Defense Test

Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Plays Key Role In Latest Missile Defense Test

Vandenberg Air Force Base CA: A Raytheon Company Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) demonstrated successful two-stage flyout on June 6, 2010 during the latest test of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. During this non-intercept mission, Raytheon’s EKV […]


US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

Washington: The United States is close to activating a missile shield over southern Europe as part of its effort to shore up regional defenses in the face of a missile threat from Iran, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. Citing […]


Iron Dome Anti-Missile Defense System Passes Final Tests

Iron Dome Anti-Missile Defense System Passes Final Tests

Tests of the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system were completed and its first two batteries will be ready for deployment by November Last week, the Ministry of Defense’s Administration for the Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure (ADWTI), Israeli Air […]


Israel and US to Develop Arrow 3 Anti-Missile Defense System

Israel and US to Develop Arrow 3 Anti-Missile Defense System

Israel’s Ministry of Defense and the United States Department of Defense signed a deal on Sunday evening (July 25) to develop the Arrow 3 anti-missile system, integrating Israel’s anti-missile systems. The Arrow 3 will make it possible for Israel to […]


India Conducts Fourth Consecutive Interceptor Missile Test

India Conducts Fourth Consecutive Interceptor Missile Test

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), today successfully conducted fourth consecutive Interceptor Missile test in Endo atmospheric regime at 15 Km altitude off ITR, Chandipur, Orissa. The single stage Interceptor Missile fitted with Directional Warhead and other advanced systems neutralized […]


THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Test

THAAD System Intercepts Target in Successful Missile Defense Test

The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Army soldiers of the 6th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, successfully conducted an intercept test for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense element of the nation’s Ballistic Missile […]


Boeing and Northrop Grumman Partner for Missile Defense

Boeing and Northrop Grumman Partner for Missile Defense

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.: The Boeing Company and Northrop Grumman Corp. today announced a strategic partnership to pursue the competitive development and sustainment contract for future work on the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). “Boeing […]


Boeing Missile Defense Team Completes 2-Stage Interceptor Booster Test

Boeing Missile Defense Team Completes 2-Stage Interceptor Booster Test

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.: The Boeing Company, industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) today completed a successful flight test of the two-stage ground-based interceptor (GBI) of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, the United States’ only […]


 
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