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Lockheed PAC-3 Missile Successfully Intercepts Cruise Missile Target During Integrated Flight Test

Lockheed PAC-3 Missile Successfully Intercepts Cruise Missile Target During Integrated Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] PAC-3 Missile successfully intercepted and destroyed a cruise missile target yesterday at the Utah Test and Training Range in an unprecedented interoperability demonstration utilizing the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS) and […]


Missile Defense: Opportunity Exists to Strengthen Acquisitions by Reducing Concurrency

Missile Defense: Opportunity Exists to Strengthen Acquisitions by Reducing Concurrency

In fiscal year 2011, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) experienced mixed results in executing its development goals and Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) tests. For the first time in 5 years, GAO found that all of the targets used in […]


New Cameras for Israeli Patriot System

New Cameras for Israeli Patriot System

The Patriot system has been active for over 20 years on the Aerial Defense lines. Soon, it will receive an overall facelift and a general capability update. The first step: New cameras will assist the batteries in constructing a more […]


NATO Chief Says Missile Defense Shield Will Not Threaten Russia

NATO Chief Says Missile Defense Shield Will Not Threaten Russia

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has reiterated that the alliance’s plan to build a missile-defense shield in Europe will not “threaten” Russia. Rasmussen was speaking at NATO headquarters in Brussels, where discussions over the defense shield were held between foreign […]


U.S. Missile Defense Counters Growing Threat

U.S. Missile Defense Counters Growing Threat

Six days after North Korea’s failed long-range rocket launch, the head of the Defense Department’s Missile Defense Agency testified on Capitol Hill about bolstering U.S. defenses against a growing ballistic missile threat. Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Patrick J. O’Reilly […]


Iran Reports ‘Progress’ on Indigenous S-300 Missile

Iran Reports ‘Progress’ on Indigenous S-300 Missile

Iran’s Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi has announced progress in the development and manufacture of an indigenous version of the advanced Russian S-300 air defense missile system, the Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. “The production of an alternative missile system […]


Poland, Baltics wary on Russian army plans in Kaliningrad

Poland, Baltics wary on Russian army plans in Kaliningrad

Poland and the Baltic states voiced concern Tuesday over Russia’s missile defence plans in the Kaliningrad enclave bordering EU and NATO members Poland and Lithuania. “We have to follow closely the changes in regional security because we are witnessing the […]


S-400 Missiles Deployed in Russia’s Baltic Fleet

S-400 Missiles Deployed in Russia’s Baltic Fleet

Russia has deployed a battalion of S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems at a Baltic Fleet base in the exclave of Kaliningrad, the Izvestia daily reported on Monday. This is the third base to deploy an S-400 battalion. The other […]


USAF and Lockheed Complete Final System Tests For Critical Missile Warning Satellite

USAF and Lockheed Complete Final System Tests For Critical Missile Warning Satellite

Lockheed Martin has completed a major milestone for the U.S. Air Force’s second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous satellite (GEO-2). The milestone, known as the Final Integrated System Test (FIST), verifies the spacecraft’s performance and functionality in preparation for […]


 
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