Officials responsible for Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency will launch a new civil defense plan Friday designed to protect residents in case of a nuclear attack from North Korea. Since Pyongyang stepped up missile tests in 2017, launching what is believed to be an inter-continental ballistic...
Kris Osborn Security, Northrop Grumman is working with the Missile Defense Agency to refine new command and control systems able to exchange time-sensitive information with an interceptor kill vehicle. The Pentagon’s next intercept test...Show More Summary
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has signed an initial accord with French and Italian firms on the development of missile defense systems, state-run Anadolu news agency reported Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik as saying.
Americas Tuesday saw the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and US Army successfully complete the first ever test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system against an incoming intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM). Orbital ATK provided the target, which was air-dropped North of Hawaii by parachute from the cargo hold of a C-17 aircraft […]
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia According to the to MDA, the test was successful—which means that the THAAD is 14 for 14 for intercepting its intended target. The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency together with the United States Army has...Show More Summary
Yesterday the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced a successful test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target. This is a significant milestone...Show More Summary
It appears the United States military isn't taking any chances when it comes to the growing threat of unpredictable actions from North Korea and the US Missile Defense Agency just demonstrated a proactive approach by testing its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (or THAAD for short) in Alaska. Show More Summary
Americas The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will test this week, the intercept of an intermediate-range ballistic missile target using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Despite being planned months ago, the test will garner added significance in the wake of North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 4, […]
The US Missile Defense Agency said Friday it would soon test an anti-ballistic missile system, days after North Korea demonstrated its arsenal was capable of striking parts of Alaska. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system...Show More Summary
US Missile Defense Agency in conjunction with the Japan Ministry of Defense conducted a developmental test of a new Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missile off the coast of Hawaii. At approximately 7:20 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time, 21 June, a medium-range ballistic target missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Kauai, Hawaii. USS John […]
Officials from the spaceport on Kodiak Island are hosting a town hall meeting to answer questions about the Missile Defense Agency's plans to test a U.S.-Israeli anti-ballistic missile system in … Click to Continue »
Vice Adm. James Syring, head of the US's Missile Defense Agency, told the House Armed Services committee on Wednesday that the US "must assume that North Korea can reach us with a ballistic missile." "I would not say we are comfortably...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Vice Admiral James Syring, said on Wednesday that technological advances demonstrated by North Korea in its ballistic missile program in the past six months had caused him "great concern."
Russia is ready to supply cutting-edge S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the heads of world news agencies on Thursday. As for the S-400 production in Turkey, this is the issue of the Turkish industry’s readiness, the Russian leader said. “We discussed the possibility of selling
Americas The US DoD has announced the successful test of its Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor against a ICBM-class target. During the test, the US Missile Defense Agency launched an unarmed ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, while the exoatmospheric hit-to-kill interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, Yes, the latest missile defense test was a success. But what happens in wartime conditions when all is not perfect? The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA) demonstrated the ability to intercept an intercontinental...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian warship and a submarine have fired four cruise missiles from the Mediterranean to hit Islamic State manpower and equipment near the Syrian city of Palmyra, Russian news agencies cited the Defense Ministry as saying on Wednesday.
The US Defense Department announced today that its Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system intercepted an ICBM "threat representative" dummy warhead for the first time. The interceptor missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base,...Show More Summary
The U.S. has "successfully intercepted" an intercontinental ballistic missile during the first test of its ground-based intercept system, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said Tuesday. The test occurred just days after the North Korean regime launched its ninth missile this year. Show More Summary
The Pentagon successfully completed a test of the nation's homeland missile defense system on May 30. The Pentagon Missile Defense Agency launched an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket's target was an intercontinental-range missile fired from a test range on the Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific. … Click to Continue »