US defense agencies detected an attempted missile launch in western North Korea late Friday, near the city of Kusong, Reuters reports. The object—believed to be a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile—failed immediately after launch, per South Korea's military. American and South Korean defense agencies declined to provide any further...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has completed the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran, RIA news agency quoted Russia's state arms export agency as saying on Thursday.
DOHA (Reuters) - Saudi air defense forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthi militia toward Khamees Mushait city in the kingdom's southwest on Tuesday night, a Saudi-led coalition said in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military aims to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense unit on a golf course, the Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday, after it had to scrap its initial site for the battery in the face of opposition from residents.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems has received a $204.3 million Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (ABMD) development, increasing the project's total cost to $2.4 billion, the US Department of Defense announced.
Americas The US Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) plan to equip unmanned, high-endurance, long-endurance aircraft with high-power electric lasers in order to shoot down ballistic missiles in their boost phase will see a proof of concept test between 2020-2021. It’s been reported that this fall, the agency plans to award contracts to two industry teams for […]
Americas The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has scheduled the testing of the SM-3 Block 2A ballistic missile defense interceptor this October. A joint development involving both the MDA and Japan, the interceptor has been previously flight tested twice by the agency without any target intercepts initially planned. October’s test will see it engage and […]
Utah State University Research Foundation has received a nearly $100 million US Missile Defense Agency research and development contract to develop new space-based sensor systems, the Department of Defense announced.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has deployed its advanced S-400 air defense missile system to annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing a statement from the Russian Defence Ministry.
The US Department of Defense announced that Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training has received a $36.3 million contract to install and test new equipment at the US Aegis Ashore installation in Poland.
The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Ortbital ATK $182Mln contract to supply medium-range ballistic missile target rockets to support the testing of the country’s missile defense systems, the company said in a press release on Monday.
Kris Osborn Security, The Pentagon's emerging Multi-Object Kill Vehicle can simultaneously destroy ICBMs and decoys with a single interceptor; production is slated for the early 2020s. The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency is now reviewing...Show More Summary
The US Missile Defense Agency has ordered 47 new Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) missile interceptors costing more than half a billion dollars, the US Department of Defense said in a press release.
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) of the United States needs money, as missile defense R&D is consistently being deprioritized by other requirements. Tom Karako, from the Center for Strategic & International Studies, analyzes the situation.
According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report, US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has been spending an increased portion of its limited budget to fund Israeli missile defense systems at the expense of US domestic security.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan confirmed the receiving of Russian-built S-300 surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems, the Tasnim news agency has reported, referring to a source in the majlis (Iran’s parliament). Show More Summary
DUBAI (Reuters) - Russia has delivered the missile part of S-300 surface-to-air defense system to Iran, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday, moving to finish the delivery of all divisions of the system to Tehran by the end of this year.
The US Department of State has given the go-ahead for a $65 million sale of SM-2 Block IIIB anti-aircraft missiles to South Korea, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release on Tuesday.
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 23, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting a test of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10 at an undisclosed location in North Korea.The Musudan -- also known as the Hwasong-10 [...]
Kris Osborn Security, The SM-3 IIA can hit bigger targets, such as incoming enemy ballistic missiles, at longer distances than previous SM-3 interceptor missiles. The Missile Defense Agency and Raytheon plan to fire a new SM-3 missile...Show More Summary