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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 […]

Raytheon Wins up to $463 Million in New Missile Work

Defense contractor will supply PATRIOT upgrade kits, AMRAAM and Standard Missile-3 missiles, plus do database work for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

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.

DARPA Wants to Build a Portable, Bulletproof Wall That Can Fit in a Can

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has envisioned some peculiar and diverse projects over the years, from molten metal-filled missiles, all the way to submarines that can fly. Then there’s this new project that aims to create a portable cylinder that can blow up into a nearly impenetrable wall. Because sometimes you just... Read More

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 […]

U.S. missile defense system could see added costs, delays: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. missile defense system could see additional costs and delays after several test failures and technical challenges in 2013, a congressional watchdog agency warned in a new report released Tuesday.

U.S. aims to correct issue behind 2013 failed missile defense test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency on Tuesday said it was optimistic it had found the cause of a failed missile defense test in July 2013 and aimed to carry out a fix for the entire fleet of ground-based interceptors by the end of t...

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 […]

Northrop Grumman Wins $750 Million in New Missile Defense Work

Company's contract with the Missile Defense Agency swells to $3.25 billion in total value.

U.S. adds $750 million to Northrop ballistic missile defense contract

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said on Wednesday it had added $750 million to Northrop Grumman Corp's contract to manage the information technology of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system.

Pentagon to upgrade, improve U.S. missile defense system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency on Tuesday mapped out plans to overhaul the ground-based U.S. missile defense system managed by Boeing Co and improve its reliability after several test failures in recent years...

U.S. should consider re-design of missile defense system: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency should consider redesigning a key part of its ground-based missile defense system after a series of test failures in recent years, the Pentagon's chief arms tester said in a new report due to be re...

Raytheon Wins $156 Million Missile Defense Award

Will supply the U.S. Missile Defense Agency with eight new Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptor missiles.

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 […]

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