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Decision over THAAD location in South Korea could be delayed: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - The signing of a contract which would determine the location of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea could be delayed, Seoul's defense ministry said on Monday, according to the Yonhap News Agency.

How the U.S. Navy is Trying to Make China's 'Carrier-Killer' Missiles Obsolete

Dave Majumdar Security, Raytheon's Standard SM-6 is the U.S. Navy's answer to China's DF-21D and DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missiles. The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully launched a salvo of two Raytheon Standard SM-6 Dual I missiles against a medium-range ballistic missile target earlier this week. Show More Summary

Navy Conducts Missile Tests Off Hawaii

The Missile Defense Agency and Navy continued testing the versatility of the SM-6 missile early Thursday morning off Hawaii.

FASTER, PLEASE: The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency Will Test-Fire its New Larger SM-3IIA Intercep…

FASTER, PLEASE: The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency Will Test-Fire its New Larger SM-3IIA Interceptor Missile in Space. The new missile, called the SM-3IIA, is slated to fire from a land-based missile defense site planned by the Pentagon for Poland by 2018, a Missile Defense Agency spokesman, told Scout Warrior in a statement. SM-3 missiles, first […]

Russian forces in Crimea put on alert before Ukrainian missile tests: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian air defense forces in Crimea have been placed on high alert on the eve of planned Ukrainian missile tests near the Black Sea peninsula, the TASS news agency cited a Crimean military source as saying on Wednesday.

Get Ready Russia, China, Iran and North Korea: America's Missile Defense Program Is Going 'Star Wars'

Kris Osborn Security, The next generation is coming.  The Multi-Object Kill Vehicle can simultaneously destroy ICBMs and decoys with a single interceptor. The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency is in the early phases of engineering aShow More Summary

Russia rejects U.S. criticism of Kaliningrad missile deployment

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian defense ministry official on Tuesday rejected U.S. criticism of the decision to deploy ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad, saying it was Moscow's prerogative, local news agencies reported.

Russia to deploy S-400 and Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad: RIA cites senator

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will deploy its S-400 air missile defense system and ballistic Iskander missile in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing the head of the defense committee in the Russian upper house of parliament.

US Condemns Failed N. Korean Missile Test

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...

Russia completes delivery of S-300 air defense missiles to Iran: RIA

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.

Saudi forces down missile fired by Yemen's Houthis: agency

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.

Fore! South Korea golf course to get anti-missile battery

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.

New Lockheed Award Boosts Aegis Ballistic Missile Project Cost to $2.4Bln

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.

First Glimpse of NG’s T-X Competitor Hits Twitter | Cali Woman Gets 4 Years in Fed Prison for Illegal Exports to China | Japan’s Defense Upgrades to Beef Up F-15J Fleet

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 […]

LM Handed $10B Deal on C-130J Super Hercules | Kalashnikov Opens Store at Moscow Airport | Japan’s MoD Looks to Increase Defense Budget

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 […]

US Missile Agency Orders $99Mln Research for Next Generation Space Sensors

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.

Russia deploys advanced S-400 air missile system to Crimea: agencies

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.

US Missile Defense Agency Orders More Equipment for Aegis Site in Poland

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.

US Awards Orbital ATK 182Mln for Ballistic Missile Target Rockets - Official

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.

Exposed: US Military's Revolutionary Master Plan To Annihilate Enemy Missiles

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

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