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US Tests New Missile Defense System

US Tests New Missile Defense System

The United States has successfully tested a new ballistic missile defense interceptor, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said. The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system was flight tested on board the USS Lake Erie (CG 70), resulting in “the first […]


Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia said Thursday its dispute with the United States over missile defence was near a “dead end” and warned it might have to deploy new rockets in Europe to take out elements of the controversial shield. “We have not been […]


Experts to Make Missile Defense Case At Moscow Meeting

Experts to Make Missile Defense Case At Moscow Meeting

At Russia’s international missile defense conference held in Moscow tomorrow and May 4, U.S. experts will make their case for the European missile defense plan “in a broader forum,” one of the delegation leaders said today. Ellen Tauscher, special envoy […]


Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia does not exclude preemptive use of weapons against [NATO] missile defense systems in Europe but only as a last resort, the Russian General Staff said on Thursday at a missile defense conference in Moscow. “The placement of new strike […]


US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

Top US officials preparing for international missile defense talks in Russia said Washington remains committed to fully implementing its missile shield for eastern Europe despite Moscow’s opposition. On the eve of the two-day talks involving 50 countries, one of the […]


Airborne radar prepped for missile defense testing

Airborne radar prepped for missile defense testing

A new air defense radar system is undergoing testing on White Sands Missile Range to ready it for later integrated testing with the Navy this fall. The Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS, is […]


Raytheon’s JLENS and Patriot systems prove integration in intercept test

Raytheon’s JLENS and Patriot systems prove integration in intercept test

Two Raytheon systems, the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) and the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, demonstrated their ability to work together to detect, track and shoot down a test target simulating a […]


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 […]


 
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