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India, Israel to Build Anti-Missile System

India and Israel will jointly build an integrated anti-missile system to be deployed against Chinese nuclear and conventional missiles. Defense News reports from Defexpo. The...

Arrow-3 Missile Interceptor Performs Second Flight Test

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a successful flight of the Arrow-3 interceptor missile this morning....

Pentagon Needs to Rethink Cancellation of Meads

The Department of Defense has a long and unhappy history of spending tens of billions of dollars bringing weapons programs well along the path...

Washington Seek Interoperability with Seoul’s Evolving Missile Defense

South Korea’s Air and Missile Defense (KAMD) system is becoming a key issue in discussions on the transfer of wartime operational command (OPCON) from...

Updated: China’s CPMIEC Selected for Turkish Missile Defense program

HQ9 on display at the Army Day in Beijing
Ankara has selected China's missile developer CPMIEC to deliver the strategic US$3.44 billion missile defense shield for Turkey. China's Precision Machinery Import Export Company...

US Army Awards THAAD Contracts Worth Nearly Four Billion US$

Lockheed martin received was awarded a production contract on Friday totaling $3.9 billion, to produce elements of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)...

Almaz-Antey Unveils S-350E Vityaz Air Defense System

The Russian company Almaz Antey introduced today the newest air defense system from Russia, the S-350E . The new system was displayed today for 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...

Pacific Allies on High Alert for Pyongyang’s Next Move

The US-South Korean Combined Forces Command (CFC) raised their Watch Condition, commonly known as “Watchcon,” from Level 3 to Level 2 indicating that a vital threat exists. Level 1 is reserved for wartime only...

Nothing Stealth About This

The massive display of offensive capability along with missile defense, in and around the Korean Peninsula, including the flights of nuclear capable B-2 stealth bombers, is an absolute necessity for South Korea, Japan, and United States as we work to assure that millions of innocent lives are defended and that this offensive capability is able to survive a first strike by North Korea

How Effective Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense is Against Countermeasures?

While the US administration openly stated confidence in its Ground Based Interceptors (GBI), research analysts from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) warn that such weapons may not be sufficient to protect from a deliberate attack launched by North Korea, since the current level of missile defense technology has not matured yet to the level enabling the defense systems to engage realistic-complex targets, or discriminate between real decoys and real warheads

Alaska’s Ground Based Interceptors to Pivot US Defenses Against North...

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced yesterday the increase in the number of Ground Based Interceptors to be positioned in Alaska, and the planned deployment of a second TPY-2 radar to Japan, two immediate steps to better protect the United States of America from potential missile attacks from North Korea and Iran. The US is also scaling down the European Missile Defense program, by limiting the system’s interceptors against intercontinental ballistic missiles, a step that could pave the way for further agreements between Washington and Moscow.

Integrating European Radars with AEGIS/SM-3 Missile Defenses

Integration of Thales SMART-L radar with AEGIS/SM-3 based missile defense systems was recently demonstrated as part of evaluation of integration of European based sensors into the US European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) missile defense initiative.

Israel’s Arrow-3 Completes Successful Exoatmospheric Flight Test

Israel's Ministry of Defense announced it carried out a successful flight test of the Arrow 3 missile interceptor. The missile flew for more than six minutes, testing Arrow 3's fly-out capabilities. The test plan did not include an actual intercept therefore, no target was used.
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