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Lockheed Tests Second-Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Capability

Lockheed Tests Second-Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Capability

MOORESTOWN, N.J.: Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the second generation of its Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability in a formal U.S. Navy test event. This configuration, known as Aegis BMD 4.0.1, enables the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the […]


New Raz Radar System Revolutionizes Rocket Defense

New Raz Radar System Revolutionizes Rocket Defense

The Raz radar system is able to immediately and accurately detect rocket launch sites and threat levels The new Raz radar system was used for the first time by the Artillery Corps, as part of its comprehensive implementation by the […]


Update on Airborne Laser Test Bed Experiment

Update on Airborne Laser Test Bed Experiment

On Sept 1, 2010, the Missile Defense Agency executed the Flight Experiment Laser (FEL-01b) mission at the Point Mugu flight test range off the Southern California coast. The objective of this mission was for the Agency’s Airborne Laser Test Bed […]


Taiwan missile defence shield ready next year: report

Taiwan missile defence shield ready next year: report

Taipei: Taiwan expects a much-anticipated missile defence shield to be ready next year after buying advanced weapons at a cost of about 300 billion Taiwan dollars (9.4 billion US), local media reported Monday. Six batteries of Patriot III missiles forming […]


Second Live Tracking Exercise for Ballistic Missile Defense Completed

Second Live Tracking Exercise for Ballistic Missile Defense Completed

Moorestown NJ: Lockheed Martin successfully identified and tracked four live targets during a test of its Multi-Mission Signal Processor (MMSP) being fielded as part of the Aegis next-generation Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability. The MMSP is part of the Navy’s […]


Missile Defense Agency to Test Airborne Laser

Missile Defense Agency to Test Airborne Laser

WASHINGTON: The airborne laser test platform – a high-powered chemical laser aboard a modified 747 — will undergo its second test late tonight off the coast of California, the director of the Missile Defense Agency announced today. The objective is […]


General Calls Layers Key to Missile Defense Strategy

General Calls Layers Key to Missile Defense Strategy

WASHINGTON: The key to a successful missile defense strategy is layers, the director of the Missile Defense Agency said today. “Different missiles systems [are needed] so that if one fails or one can be tricked, you have a completely different […]


Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Plays Key Role In Latest Missile Defense Test

Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Plays Key Role In Latest Missile Defense Test

Vandenberg Air Force Base CA: A Raytheon Company Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) demonstrated successful two-stage flyout on June 6, 2010 during the latest test of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. During this non-intercept mission, Raytheon’s EKV […]


US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

Washington: The United States is close to activating a missile shield over southern Europe as part of its effort to shore up regional defenses in the face of a missile threat from Iran, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. Citing […]


 
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