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...
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...
Will supply the U.S. Missile Defense Agency with eight new Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptor missiles.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
A British hacker has been arrested on charges that he illegally accessed U.S. government computer networks, including the Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Army, in order to steal the personal data of government employees. “You have no idea how much we can fuck with the U.S. Show More Summary
A man living in England has been arrested on charges of hacking into U.S. government computer systems, including the networks of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Army, and stealing massive amounts of confidential personal data in order to “disrupt the operation …
(Reuters) - Raytheon Co will be awarded a $3 billion contract to supply missile systems to the U.S. Defense Department, the agency said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence officials may have used National Security Agency data collected by eavesdropping on U.S. citizens or residents to target a Somali militant leader in a lethal missile strike, defense lawyers in a California terro...
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team successfully intercepted a threat representative, medium-range, separating ballistic missile target using the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system and SM-3 Block IB guided missile. By successfully […]
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has achieved its first-ever salvo test of the SM-3 Block IB missile, and the intercept took place at the highest altitude for the system to date.The first SM-3 IB that was launched successfully intercepted...Show More Summary
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a complex […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced on Tuesday that it had conducted the first operational test of Lockheed Martin Corp's THAAD missile defense system, intercepting two medium-range ballistic missiles that were fired nearly...
Israel is setting up its iron dome missile defense system. According to an Agence France Presse (AFP) report, the Israeli military is deploying a battery of the missile shield west of the city, signaling concern about threats from a possible Syrian attack… The Israeli newspaper Haaretz quotes a military official who said that the likelihood […]
More on this morning's unexpected joint Israel-US missile test launch. Israel missile defense organization, U.S. missile defense agency completed successful flight test of new version of the “sparrow target missile” today, Israeli Defense Ministry says in e-mailed statement. Show More Summary
Russia's defense ministry plans to deploy in 2017 a sophisticated new air missile defense system that can hit targets in space, a senior ministry source told Russian news agencies on Friday."The promising S-500 air defense missile system is at the development stage. Show More Summary
By TAZPIT NEWS AGENCY Amid mounting tensions on Israel’s northern border with Syria and as a pending strike against Syria by the U.S. looms the Israel has deployed a Patriot defensive rocket battery in Haifa, joining the Rocket Dome systems already positioned in various locations in the north. The Patriot was designed to serve as an anti-aircraft defensive [...]
Two contracts are worth $268.4 million combined.
South Korea’s Defense of Ministry submitted a budget to Parliament on Wednesday asking for 214.5 trillion won (US$192.6 billion) for the fiscal years between 2014 and 2018, Yonhap News Agency reported. That breaks down to a yearly average...Show More Summary