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US to Defend Aircraft Carrying UAE Leaders

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.

US to Sell $5.4Bln Worth of Patriot Missile Upgrade to Saudi Arabia

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.

U.S. approves possible sale of PAC-3 missiles to Saudi Arabia

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 […]

MDA Saves $7Mln as After Spending $41Bln on Flawed Program

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.

U.S. skips Aegis Ashore missile test after target malfunction

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"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

US Approves $69Mln Sale of Radar-Destroying Missiles to Australia

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 Intelligence Director Tells Congress Iran Will Soon Have WMD

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.

US to Sell $1.9Bln Aegis Missile Defense Systems to South Korea

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.

U.S. Begins Flight Testing Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor

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 […]

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.

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