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Early hardware delivery enables deployment of crucial missile defense radar

Early hardware delivery enables deployment of crucial missile defense radar

The Missile Defense Agency will soon have available a deployment-ready AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to help counter the more than 6,300 ballistic missiles outside of U.S., NATO, Russian and Chinese control. Raytheon has delivered a cooling equipment unit (CEU) […]


Raytheon Awarded Contract for F-15C AESA Radars

Raytheon Awarded Contract for F-15C AESA Radars

Boeing Company has awarded Raytheon Company a follow-on contract for the sixth production lot of APG-63(V)3 active electronically scanned array radars for United States Air Force and Air National Guard F-15C aircraft. “We have been a partner on the F-15 […]


Misawa fighter jets break new training barriers

Misawa fighter jets break new training barriers

An F-16 Fighting Falcon’s radar warning emits an eerie, distinct pattern as the jet soars over the Northern Pacific Ocean, moving closer and closer toward hostile territory. The warning tone means one thing — missiles are inbound. This can end […]


Northrop’s SABR Gives F-16 Pilots the Big Picture

Northrop’s SABR Gives F-16 Pilots the Big Picture

To a pilot, a radar is only as useful as the information it provides, and Northrop Grumman’s Big SAR (synthetic aperture radar) mapping for the Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) delivers the largest, sharpest radar images ever available in an […]


Pentagon: Inaccurate to Say North Korea Has Nuclear-Armed Missiles

Pentagon: Inaccurate to Say North Korea Has Nuclear-Armed Missiles

The Pentagon late Thursday said North Korea does not have nuclear-armed missiles, playing down an intelligence report leaked earlier in the day which said Pyongyang had the capability to build atomic warheads that could be fitted on missiles. Pentagon spokesman […]


Guam heightens alert level after North Korea threats

Guam heightens alert level after North Korea threats

Guam has raised its official threat level and on Thursday tested its emergency alert system after warnings from North Korea identifying the island as a potential missile target. With a North Korean missile test expected at any time, authorities said […]


Final Royal Navy Frigate Gets Sonar Upgrade

Final Royal Navy Frigate Gets Sonar Upgrade

Following an extensive refit, HMS Portland has become the final Royal Navy Type 23 frigate to be fitted with Thales UK’s Sonar 2087, a towed array sonar system that enables warships to hunt submarines at considerable distances and locate them […]


Crisis In Northeast Asia Makes The Case For JLENS

Crisis In Northeast Asia Makes The Case For JLENS

It takes a crisis to concentrate the mind. Faced with unusually bellicose rhetoric from the regime in Pyongyang, the Obama Administration reversed course on National Missile Defense (NMD) and is rapidly bolstering its theater air and missile defenses in the […]


US deploys sea-based radar amid North Korea tensions

US deploys sea-based radar amid North Korea tensions

The United States has deployed a sophisticated radar off the coast of Japan capable of tracking North Korean missiles and has sent a second destroyer to the region, officials said Tuesday. The Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX), which resembles an enormous […]


 
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