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SOONER, PLEASE: Pentagon Preps to Destroy Enemy ICBMs in 2030. The Missile Defense Agency’s first…

SOONER, PLEASE: Pentagon Preps to Destroy Enemy ICBMs in 2030. The Missile Defense Agency’s first-ever successful intercept of an ICBM target using a Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, using the kinetic force of an Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) to destroy the target, is paving the way toward advanced future kill vehicles able to discern and attack […]

All the Secret Weapons the U.S. Military Would Use to Crush Russia or China in a War

David Axe Security, New tech is coming.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — DARPA, the Pentagon’s fringe-science organization — has begun work on a small drone that extend the range of an AIM-120 air-to-air missile. The “Flying Missile Rail” could help U.S. Show More Summary

South Korea drops bombs near border with North | Finland denies Trump’s F/A-18 sale |’Hero’ policemen carries unexploded bomb

Americas The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and US Navy have successfully conducted a scheduled test of a Standard Missile-6 guided missile (SM-6) off the coast of Hawaii. Launched from the deck of the USS John Paul Jones, the missile intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, and comes just one day after North Korea fired […]

Latest Aegis Combat System is Successful Against Medium Range Ballistic Missiles

USS JOHN PAUL JONES, At Sea: The USS John Paul Jones, supported by the U.S. Navy, Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin, successfully fired two Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) Dual I missiles against a medium-range ballistic missile target from the Aegis Combat System. During the test, the system detected, tracked, engaged and launched both missiles to

US Conducts Successful Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Test

Fox News is reporting that the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced today that a ballistic missile was successfully shot down over the Pacific Ocean in a new test of its at-sea missile defense system, installed on USS John Paul Jones, DDG-53. The test vessel fired an SM-6 interceptor missile to shoot down the target, […]

US Warship Shoots Down Test Ballistic Missile Off Hawaii

One day after the latest North Korean missile launch, which was followed by a warning in the state-owned KCNA that more Pacific launches would follow, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Pacific shot...Show More Summary

U.S. conducts missile defense test off Hawaii coast

(Reuters) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy successfully conducted a missile defense test off the coast of Hawaii, MDA said in a statement on Wednesday.

Missile Defense Agency: U.S. warship successfully shoots down missile in test off Hawaii

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

It marked the second time an SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile in a test.        

US intelligence community finally accepts that North Korea can arm ballistic missiles with nukes

The CIA and Office of the Director of National Intelligence have joined the Defense Intelligence Agency in assessing that North Korea can now arm ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads, NBC reported Thursday. The technology to miniaturize...Show More Summary

North Korea makes nuke missiles

According to the Washington Post, the Defense Intelligence Agency discovered that North Korea is making warheads for their missile fleet. The analysis, completed last month by the Defense Intelligence Agency, comes on the heels of another intelligence assessment that sharply raises the official estimate for the total number of bombs in the communist country’s atomic […]

Syria to be destination for Mi-28UB test | Price slash on Honeywell engines for Taiwan | France’s Scorpion program receives funding hit

Americas The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has given Raytheon a $66.4 million contract modification for the Standard Missile-3 Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense program. Work will be carried out in Tuscon, Ariz and includes engineering work, support services and analysis of the SM-3 Block IIA missile and BMD 5.1 flight testing and certification. Scheduled […]

North Korea threatens missile strike on Guam; Trump vows 'fire and fury'

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The Defense Intelligence Agency completed the confidential analysis in July.        

North Korea's Nuke Program Advances, Seattle Adds As Many Cars as People, and Texas' Transgender Bathroom Bill Falters: P.M. Links

last monthNews : Reason

The Washington Post has reported on a Defense Intelligence Agency assessment which has found that North Korea has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead, allowing it to place nuclear weapons atop ballistic missiles. Read Reason's recent coverage of North Korea here. Seattle is adding cars just as fast as people according the Seattle Times. Show More Summary

North Korea can now make missile-ready nukes, intelligence assessment finds

The Defense Intelligence Agency has concluded that North Korea has produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit into its missiles, according to a new report

North Korea Now Has a Nuke That Can Fit Onto a Missile

North Korea now has a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can be mounted on a missile, according to an analysis by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, the Washington Post reports. North Korea has claimed to have this capability for some time now, and for planning purposes, U.S. Show More Summary

Report: North Korea has nuke that fits inside missile

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The Defense Intelligence Agency completed the confidential analysis in July.        

Human error led to failed US Navy ballistic missile intercept test

The Navy Times is reporting a Missile Defense Agency (MDA) review of a recent failed ballistic missile intercept test launched form USS John Paul Jones was a result of mistaken input, instead of a failure of the SM-3 Block IIA missile or an issue with the Navy’s Aegis combat system. A tactical data-link controller was programmed […]

DOD: Successful Missile Defense Test Conducted

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system located in Kodiak, Alaska, was successfully tested on Sunday. The agency released various angles of the test launch and its interception of a target. (July 30)        

Hawaii is preparing for a North Korea nuclear attack

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Officials responsible for Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency will launch a new civil defense plan Friday designed to protect residents in case of a nuclear attack from North Korea. Since Pyongyang stepped up missile tests in 2017, launching what is believed to be an inter-continental ballistic...

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