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US Approves $199Mln Anti-Ship Missile Sale to Japan

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.

US Missile Defense System Beset by Delays

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.

US Awards $600 Million for NATO’s Ballistic Missile Defense Kill Vehicle

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.

US Defense Contractor Sets Up Lab for Missile Defense System

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.

Pentagon Awards $20Mln Hypersonic Missile Contract to Raytheon

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.

DARPA's Homing Bullets Can Now Hit Moving Targets

Back in July 2014, US Department of Defense research agency DARPA flexed its military might and demonstrated it was tran?sforming projectiles into mini homing missiles. Its smart gun technology has since got even scarier, as it’s now shown its guided bullets can even hone in on moving targets. Show More Summary

Iran says in talks with Russia over dates for S-300 missiles delivery: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tehran and Moscow have agreed on the delivery of S-300 missile systems to Iran, but exact dates are still under discussion, the Iranian defense minister was reported by TASS news agency as saying on Thursday.

Greece in talks with Russia to buy missiles for S-300 systems: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Greece is negotiating with Russia for the purchase of missiles for its S-300 anti-missile systems and for their maintenance, Russia's RIA news agency quoted Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos as saying on Wednesday.

MDA Official Says US Missile Defense Program Unaltered by Iranian Deal

US Missile Defense Agency Deputy Director Kenneth Todorov says that ?he Iranian nuclear framework agreement will not alter the course of the United States’ plans for ballistic missile defense.

MDA Slammed for SBX | Kendall: We Could Sell Catapults to India

Americas The LA Times slammed the Missile Defense Agency over the weekend, releasing a heavily critical piece outlining operational and cost problems with high-value projects, namely the $2.2 billion Seaborne X-Band Radar (SBX). The SBX has previously been the subject of spending oversight, with the system placed in “limited test support status” from 2012. L-3 […]

Failed missile defense programs cost U.S. nearly $11 billion

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Leaders of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency were effusive about the new technology.

Iran to Test Intercontinental Ballistic Missile in 2015 - US Defense Agency

The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has assessed that Iran will be capable of testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this year, US Missile Defense Agency Director James Syring said.

BMD System Tracks, Simulates Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST today, three short-range ballistic missile […]

AEGIS Missile Defense System Performs Successful Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and sailors aboard the USS Carney, USS Gonzalez, and USS Barry successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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