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Successful Intercept over the Pacific Demonstrates U.S. Capability to Defeat ICBM...

U.S. starts first test of key defense against ICBM attack
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted today a long awaited test of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the Missile-Defense system protecting the Continental USA from attacks by intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Multi-Object Kill Vehicle (MOKV) Begins to Take Shape

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Raytheon have completed the first Program Planning Review on the future Multi-Object Kill Vehicle (MOKV) concept, a key step toward defining critical aspects of its design. This milestone ensures that the development plan is aligned with the MDA's expectations, and on track for an upcoming Concept Review in December.

US ballistic missile defense interceptor scores a direct hit in space

The US Missile Defense Agency has validated today the newest generation of ground based interceptor (GBI) interceptor designed to defend the United States from a possible intercontinental ballistic missile attack from North Korea.

High Noon Sunday!

By Riki Ellison Sunday at high noon out of Vandenberg AFB, California provides a window of opportunity to test and demonstrate the reliability of the...

Update: GMD Interceptor fails to hit missile target over the Pacific

Over the Pacific Ocean today the United States missed a long-range ballistic missile in an operationally realistic test with its first generation Ground-Based Interceptor...

Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Resumes Testing Of the Ground Based Interceptor

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency resumed testing the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system yesterday, launching the GMD interceptor on a successful flight. The missile...
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