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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 […]


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 […]


 
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