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U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site: media

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system into a planned deployment site in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

UK to Buy Hellfire II Semi-Active Laser Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Hellfire missiles. The estimated cost is $150 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of the United Kingdom (UK) requested a possible sale of 1,000

Iran Test-Fires Russian-Made S-300 Anti-Aircraft Missile System

Iran has successfully test-fired a sophisticated, Russian-supplied S-300 air defense system, the official IRNA news agency reported on Saturday. The drill took place during a recent military exercise named Damvand, and was attended by...Show More Summary

South Korea reviewing China's actions over missile defense system: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's foreign minister said he was reviewing whether reported Chinese actions over a U.S. missile defense system to be deployed in South Korea violate international norms, Yonhap News Agency reported on Fri...

Why Russia and China Should Fear America's New SM-3 Missile (Think Missile Defense)

Kris Osborn Security, A big upgrade is coming.  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 fired...Show More Summary

Raytheon Developing Automated Assessment System for Wargame Scenarios

The United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Raytheon Company a contract to develop an automated tool that assesses the effectiveness of using missiles and interceptors (kinetic) and cyber and electronic warfare (non-kinetic) weapons in wargames. Show More Summary

US Navy destroyer tests new defense system, takes out ballistic missile

The U.S. and Japan successfully completed a ballistic missile intercept in a spectacular test off the west coast of Hawaii last week. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Japan’s Ministry of Defense and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS John Paul Jones conducted the intercept test on Feb. Show More Summary

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 Company (RTN) Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA, a defensive weapon designed to defeat short- to intermediate-range ballistic missile threats. Crew members onboard the USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) launched a SM-3

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 flight test Feb. 3 (Hawaii Standard Time), resulting in the first intercept of a ballistic missile target using the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3). The SM-3 Block IIA is being developed cooperatively by

The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency Test-Fired its New, Larger SM-3IIA Interceptor Missile in Space

Kris Osborn Security, Why Russia should be VERY worried.  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...Show More Summary

Iran confirms missile test

Iran's defense minister is confirming that his country recently conducted a missile test. The semi -official Tasnim news agency quotes Gen. Hossein Dehghan Wednesday as saying, "the recent missile test … Click to Continue »

Iran Confirms Missile Test, But Claims It Did Not Violate Nuclear Deal

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DUBAI, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Iran’s defense minister said the Islamic Republic had tested a new missile, confirming earlier reports, Tasnim news agency quoted him as saying on Wednesday. Hossein Dehghan said the test did not violate theShow More Summary

Iran confirms new missile test, says did not violate nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's defense minister said the Islamic Republic had tested a new missile, confirming earlier reports, Tasnim news agency quoted him as saying on Wednesday.

Israel and US Complete David’s Sling Weapon System Intercept Test Series

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully complete a test series of the David’s Sling Weapons System, a missile defense system that is a central part of Israel’s multi-tiered antimissile array. The prime contractor for the David’s Sling Weapon

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

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