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Iran says in talks with Russia over dates for S-300 missiles delivery: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tehran and Moscow have agreed on the delivery of S-300 missile systems to Iran, but exact dates are still under discussion, the Iranian defense minister was reported by TASS news agency as saying on Thursday.

Greece in talks with Russia to buy missiles for S-300 systems: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Greece is negotiating with Russia for the purchase of missiles for its S-300 anti-missile systems and for their maintenance, Russia's RIA news agency quoted Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos as saying on Wednesday.

MDA Official Says US Missile Defense Program Unaltered by Iranian Deal

US Missile Defense Agency Deputy Director Kenneth Todorov says that ?he Iranian nuclear framework agreement will not alter the course of the United States’ plans for ballistic missile defense.

MDA Slammed for SBX | Kendall: We Could Sell Catapults to India

Americas The LA Times slammed the Missile Defense Agency over the weekend, releasing a heavily critical piece outlining operational and cost problems with high-value projects, namely the $2.2 billion Seaborne X-Band Radar (SBX). The SBX has previously been the subject of spending oversight, with the system placed in “limited test support status” from 2012. L-3 […]

Failed missile defense programs cost U.S. nearly $11 billion

Leaders of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency were effusive about the new technology.

Iran to Test Intercontinental Ballistic Missile in 2015 - US Defense Agency

The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has assessed that Iran will be capable of testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this year, US Missile Defense Agency Director James Syring said.

BMD System Tracks, Simulates Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST today, three short-range ballistic missile […]

AEGIS Missile Defense System Performs Successful Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic

Redesigned Kill Vehicle: Ground-Based Missile Defense Replacing Exoatmospheric Kil Vehicle

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is weighing two options for the long-awaited procurement of a new Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV)—dubbed the Redesigned Kill Vehicle—for its Ground-Based Missile Defense system, a shield for the U.S....Show More Summary

Russia Seeks to Match THAAD, GMD US Missile Defense Systems

The state-owned Russian TASS agency quotes Pavel Sozinov, an armament designer at Almaz-Antey: “Russia is working on an equivalent of the THAAD missile defense complex, which is capable of intercepting ballistic intermediate range missiles and, to a certain extent, warheads of inter-continental ballistic missiles. It will undergo testing soon.” US Doctrine USAF Maj. Gen. Jay […]

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 Missile-3 and Standard Missile-2s in a complex integrated air and missile defense exercise. “This test showcases […]

North Korea again fires missiles: report

SEOUL, South Korea — Yonhap news agency says North Korea has fired two short-range missiles. The apparent test fire comes just days after the country tested what it says were new precision-guided missiles. South Korean Defense Ministry officials couldn't immediately confirm the report.

India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India’s armed forces successfully test launched a BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, developed jointly with Russia, from the country’s newest warship INS Kolkata, the PTI news agency reported Monday quoting Indian defense officials. The missile-launch took place earlier this morning […]

Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site

The Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy, and sailors at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex and Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), successfully conducted the first flight test involving components of the Aegis Ashore system. During the test, a […]

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, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach. “The SM-3 Block IB’s completion of initial […]

US Gains Additional Protection Against Ballistic Missiles

The U.S. will soon have another system to defend against ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company delivered its ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency, six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic […]

Saudi Arabia to Buy TOW Missiles for $170M

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for tube-launched, optically-tracked wire-guided missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $170 million. […]

South Korea to Conclude Deal On Taurus Missile Next Month

The nation’s arms procurement agency said Wednesday that it will finalize a deal of importing the Taurus air-to-ground standoff cruise missiles for its F-15K fleet next month. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), it reported to the military […]

Patriot Anti-Tactical Missiles for South Korea

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Anti-Tactical Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $404 million. The Republic […]

Lockheed Aegis BMDS Successfully Completes Highest Target Intercept Yet

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team successfully intercepted a threat representative, medium-range, separating ballistic missile target using the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system and SM-3 Block IB guided missile. By successfully […]

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