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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

US Awards $523Mln Missile Interceptor Contract – Pentagon

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.

What to Do With US Missile Defense? A Problem of Agency Funding

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.

US Diverts Missile Defense Funding to Boost Israeli Shield

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.

Iran Confirms Delivery of Russian-Made S-300 Missile Systems

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

Iran receives the missile part of S-300 defense system from Russia: Tasnim

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.

US Approves $65Mln Sale of Anti-Aircraft Missiles to South Korea

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.

A Message For China & North Korea: U.S., Japan, S. Korea Hold Missile Defense Drills

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 [...]

The Pentagon Will Test-Fire its New Larger SM-3IIA Interceptor Missile in Space

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

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