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Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails again

A test of a US missile interceptor failed in Hawaii on Wednesday (Jan 31), a defence official said, marking the second such unsuccessful attempt...

Next-Gen Standard Missile-3 Completes First Intercept Test

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii: The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have completed the first successful intercept flight test of a Raytheon...
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U.S., Japan Successfully Conduct First SM-3 Block IIA Intercept Test

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the Japan Ministry of Defense, and U.S. Navy Sailors aboard USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a...

U.S. Begins Flight Testing Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 Block IIA. The interceptor's bigger...

SM-3, SM-2s Take On Ballistic, Cruise Missile Targets During Simulated Missile Attack Exercise

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, a U.S. Navy destroyer successfully engaged ballistic and cruise missile targets simultaneously with a Raytheon-made (RTN) Standard...

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon for the first time,...

Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test...

U.S. Navy uses eyes in space to take out a ballistic missile threat target

A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IA fired from the USS Lake Erie destroyed a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target using tracking...

Raytheon Awarded $925 Million for Advanced Standard Missile-3

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company a $925 million contract for development of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile, which is a co-development...

Raytheon’s Newest SM-3 Takes Out Ballistic Missile Target

Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 Block IB fired from the USS Lake Erie has destroyed another ballistic missile target. The test marks the 21st successful...