Russia began deliveries of S-300 air defense systems to Iran, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai said Monday, as quoted as saying by the Tasnim news agency.
The Multi-Object Kill Vehicle has completed its planning review with the Missile Defense Agency.
Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkey has ended negotiations with China on building a missile defense system. The Anadolu Agency, citing unnamed officials, said Sunday that Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu decided to abandon the missile tender over the possibility that Turkey may construct its own “national” defense system. The deal with China had been a […]
WAKE ISLAND, U.S. Territory: Lockheed Martin, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the Missile Defense Agency successfully conducted a multifaceted operational test of the ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) that resulted in the successful intercepts of multiple air and missile targets launched within moments of one another. In the test, the Terminal High-Altitude
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Operational Test Agency, Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Pacific Command conducted a complex operational flight test of the BMDS demonstrating a layered defense architecture. Show More Summary
Americas Lockheed Martin has won the Missile Defense Agency’s Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) contract, with the company handed a $784.3 million contract to build the new system in Clear, Alaska. The LRDR will provide long-range coverage of possible North Korean missile launches and other ballistic missile threats. Lockheed Martin beat rival bids from Raytheon […]
Americas Lockheed Martin’s production of THAAD interceptors has been delayed owing to computer glitches. Only three out of 44 systems – destined for use by the Missile Defense Agency – have been delivered, with a revised delivery schedule now in place. The Brazilian Army is set to receive fifty Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) from the […]
Former chief of the US Defense Intelligence Agency Michael Flynn claims that US arming Syrian rebels with anti-aircraft missiles could lead to a further escalation of the conflict.
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.