Americas The Missile Defense Agency is lessening its ambitions for the number of ships that will be equipped with ballistic missile defense to 39 from 48. Between the Navy buying fewer, more expensive ships and opting not to staff ships in drydock with BMD-qualified crews, the number 39 seemed more realistic, if further away from […]
Iran recently shot down an unknown surveillance drone on its western border, the state news agency said on Saturday. “After spotting the unarmed drone, our air defense system missiles shot it down,” Farzad Fereidooni, commander of Anti-aircraft system in Kermanshah province was quoted as saying by IRNA. “We have given warning to 12 unknown flights […]
Americas The Missile Defense Agency is reportedly revamping the Airborne Laser (ABL) concept it ditched in 2012. The newly-designed concept will see the laser – designed to intercept ballistic missiles – equipping a long-range UAV. The head of Boeing’s Phantom Works stated in May that he wants to put solid-state lasers onto the company’s Phantom […]
The Pentagon's Missile Defense System is working on plans to develop a high-altitude, long-endurance drone armed with a compact, electrically powered laser capable of shooting down ballistic missiles.
American defense firm Lockheed Martin will design a missile defense component that can take out multiple warheads under a $10 million contract with the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency.
The flight test of US guided missile destroyer deployed with the Aegis system successfully was successful, according to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
The United States has approved the sale of a system to counter infrared missile threats to airplanes carrying the political leadership of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement on Wednesday.
The United States has approved a possible multi-billion dollar military sale of advanced Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement on Wednesday.
The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of $5.4 billion in additional PAC-3 missiles built by Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the sale would benefit a key U.S. partner in the Middle East. Notification to Congress was sent on Tuesday and […]
The US Missile Defense Agency Northrop Grumman boasted of saving $7 million in software costs last year, however, their $41 billion Interceptor program has been crippled by major problems.
"Due to a target malfunction, the test wasn't conducted and an interceptor wasn't launched," said Rick Lehner, a spokesman for the U.S. Defense Department agency. No comment was immediately available from Lockheed. Raytheon Co, which...Show More Summary
he US State Department has approved a $69 million sale to Australia of air-to-ground missiles designed to destroy enemy radar with little input from the pilot, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement on Monday.
Former US Defense Intelligence Agency Director Michael Flynn said that Iran intends to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) with enough range to hit US soil as part of Tehran’s nuclear weapons program.
The US State Department has approved a possible sale of Aegis ballistic missile defense systems and other military equipment to South Korea in the amount of $1.9 billion, US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a press release on Tuesday.
The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 Block IIA. The interceptor’s bigger rocket motors and more capable kill vehicle will engage threats sooner and protect larger regions from […]
The US State Department has approved the sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Japan, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement on Wednesday.
The US Government Accountability Office said that he US Missile Defense Agency has advanced in developing an anti-ballistic missile defense system but continues to be beset by testing delays and acquisition problems.
The US Missile Defense Agency awarded a $600 million contract for 44 anti-ballistic missiles to be placed in Romania as part of the NATO’s missile defense shield, US defense contractor Raytheon said in a statement on Monday.
A new laboratory has been opened to develop seekers, which locate and track missile warheads, for the US Missile Defense Agency, defense contractor Lockheed Martin said in a statement on Thursday.
The US Defense Department’s research agency granted defense company Raytheon a $20 million contract to develop technology that will allow missile guidance systems to fly more than five times faster than the speed of sound, Raytheon said in a press release on Wednesday.