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US Missile Defense Agency Failed to Meet 2015 Testing Goals

The US Missile Defense Agency failed in 2015 to achieve all its testing goals and carried out just over half its planned trial flights, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report.

Obama Plans to Spend $38Bln on Missile Defense Over Next Five Years

President Barack Obama has approved $38 billion for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) through 2020 despite it only conducting one successful test against an intercontinental ballistic missile in eight years, a Government Accountability office (GAO) report revealed.

US State Department Approves $260Mln Sale of Tactical Missiles to Qatar

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said that United States has approved the sale of 254 rolling airframe missiles to the government of Qatar.

Iran Puts Its New Russian S-300 on Display During Army Parade (VIDEO)

Iran has displayed what is believed to be a part of the Russian-made S-300 air defense missile system during a military parade in Tehran, Tasnim Nes Agency reports.

US Missile Defense Agency Wants a Laser Weapon for Missile Defense by 2021

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) hopes in 2021 to have developed and demonstrated an aerial laser with which it could intercept and destroy ballistic missiles.Specifically, the agency wants "a low-power laser, in the 100-kW range,...Show More Summary

North Korea missile launch appears to have failed, officials say

A North Korean launch of a missile on the birthday of its revered founder appears to have failed, South Korean and U.S. defense officials said Friday. South Korea's Yonhap news agency carried an unsourced report that the failed launch was of a powerful new mid-range missile that could one day be...

US Seeking Final Demo of Missile-Killing Airborne Laser by 2021

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is requesting funding in 2017 to get to a final end-point demonstration of a missile tracking laser by early next decade, MDA Director Vice Adm. James Syring told the US Senate Armed Services Committee.

US to Build Long-Range Radar in Alaska to Eye Nother Korea's Rockets

The United States plans to begin construction next year of hyper-sensitive radar in the state of Alaska to monitor North Korean missiles, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Director Vice Admiral James Syring stated in a congressional testimony on Wednesday.

US Experimenting With ‘Space-Based Kill’ System - Military Official

The US Missile Defense Agency will obtain 22 sensor systems in orbit to monitor whether incoming missiles have been destroyed by interceptors.

Iran says Russia delivers first part of S-300 air defense system

DUBAI (Reuters) - Russia has sent the first part of its S-300 air defense missile system to Iran, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency on Monday.

Russia to start deliveries of S-300 missiles to Iran in coming days: agency

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will begin the first shipment of its S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran in the coming days, Interfax news agency quoted a senior Russian diplomat as saying on Tuesday.

Alabama Firm Wins $128Mln US Missile Defense Management Contract

US defense contractor Veterans Technology will provide strategic planning and financial management for US missile defenses under new contracts, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced in a statement.

Pentagon skips tests on key component of U.S.-based missile defense system

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Against the advice of its own panel of outside experts, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency is forgoing tests meant to ensure that a critical component of the nation’s homeland missile defense system will work as intended. The tests that are being skipped would evaluate the reliability of small motors...

Russia to ship first S-300 missile system to Iran in Aug-Sept: RIA cites official

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The first delivery of Russia's S-300 missile defense system to Iran will take place in August or September this year, RIA news agency on Friday quoted Sergei Chemezov, the head of Russia's industrial conglomerate Rostec, as saying.

IMDO and MDA Begin the Transfer of David’s Sling to the Israeli Air Force

After a series of concluding trials of the David’s Sling aerial defense system, Israel’s Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) at the Ministry of Defense, together with the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA), began delivering major components of the system to the Israeli Air Force (IAF). David’s Sling, which was developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

US Intel: Iran Likely to Develop More Lethal Missiles With Sanctions Easing

Iran is expected to accelerate its ballistic missile development with the end of most sanctions, by producing rockets with greater range and accuracy, US Defense Intelligence Agency Director Vincent Stewart told the US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee on Wednesday.

Report: U.S. Missile Defense Won’t Stop Iranian or North Korean Missile Attack

Oh, that’s not comforting at all: The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, or MDA, continues to sink billions of taxpayer dollars into technology that is not proven to be capable of handling an onslaught of ballistic missile strikes from Iran or North Korea, according to the report, which was issued Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office. […]

Russia will send first S-300 missile system to Iran on Thursday: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will send the first S-300 air defense missile system to Iran on Thursday, Russia's RIA state news agency reported on Wednesday quoting an unidentified source.

Russia to deliver S-300 missile systems to Iran in nearest time: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian will start the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran in "the nearest time", RIA news agency quoted Russia's Foreign Ministry as saying on Monday.

US to Test First ICBM Intercept in 2016 - Missile Defense Agency

The United States will carry out its first intercept test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) later in 2016, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Director Vice Adm. James Syring said in a speech at the Center for Strategic International Studies.

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