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Japan says may try to shoot down North Korean rocket

Japan says may try to shoot down North Korean rocket

Japanese Defence Minister Naoki Tanaka has said Tokyo may try to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it heads towards Japanese territory or waters, according to reports on Tuesday. The North has said it intends to launch a long-range […]


South Korea to divert flights for North Korea rocket launch

South Korea to divert flights for North Korea rocket launch

South Korea will change some flight and navigation routes to keep planes and ships out of harm’s way during North Korea’s planned rocket launch next month, officials said Wednesday. The North has announced it will launch a rocket to put […]


Northrop Receives Contract for LAIRCM Missile Defense Systems

Northrop Receives Contract for LAIRCM Missile Defense Systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. Critical to the safe return of troops abroad, the LAIRCM system functions by automatically […]


Russian Air Force Adopts New Cruise Missile

Russian Air Force Adopts New Cruise Missile

A new cruise missile has entered service with the Russian Air Force’s strategic long-range arms division, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Tuesday. He did not provide any details, only saying it was an air-launched long range missile. AF chief […]


Israel lauds its anti-rocket system

Israel lauds its anti-rocket system

Top Israeli officials Sunday praised its homemade anti-rocket system Iron Dome after it intercepted volleys of rockets fired by Gaza militants. In a sudden flare-up of violence that shattered months of relative calm, Palestinian militants have fired more than 120 […]


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 […]


Israel’s Iron Dome Anti-Rocket System Surpasses Expectations

Israel’s Iron Dome Anti-Rocket System Surpasses Expectations

Long lines of people have made their way to the Iron Dome batteries deployed in southern Israel in recent days, distributing gifts and chocolates to Aerial Defense Network soldiers and admiring the life-saving systems that have been operating non-stop. Behind […]


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 […]


Raytheon Awarded $79.2 Million US Army Contract to Counter Rockets

Raytheon Awarded $79.2 Million US Army Contract to Counter Rockets

The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company a $79.2 million contract to develop a system that will detect and destroy incoming rockets. The solution is called the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3). Development will culminate in a demonstration in 18 months, […]


 
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