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Poland is interested in an Indo-Israeli naval air defense systems

Israel and India are offering advanced, multi-mission phased array radar systems and Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) naval air defense systems to Poland. Both countries have already implemented the system with their respective navies. Warsaw has yet to specify its requirement for air defense systems for its future fleet.

SM-3B performs first launch from land-based unit

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon-made Standard Missile-3 from the Aegis Ashore weapon system. Aegis Ashore will...

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

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.

SM-3 Relies on Space-Based Tracking to Intercept a Ballistic Missile Target

Space Tracking and Surveillance System-Demonstrator (STSS-D) satellites
Second-generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system achieved its first intercept using tracking information from the Space Tracking and Surveillance System Demonstration (STSS-D) satellites during a...

Japan Orders Shoot Down of North Korean Rocket “If Necessary”

Japan’s Minister of Defense, Naoki Tanaka, issued orders on 30 March authorizing the Japanese Self-Defense Force (SDF) to shoot down a North Korean rocket, scheduled for launch in mid-April, should the rocket or rocket debris appear to pose a danger to Japanese life or property.

Next Generation AEGIS Missile – Missile Defense Roadmap

Photo above: Tichonderoga class missile cruiser CG 67 Shiloh fires a Standard Missile 3 on a missile defense test. Photo: US Navy In recent years the...

Japan Completes Upgrading Four of its Destroyers for Ballistic Missile Defense

Japan has completed testing of its upgraded AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system with the 4th Kongō class destroyer, JS Kirishima, equipped with the...

SM-6 Naval Air Defense Missile

Raytheon has conducted the fourth guided vehicle test flight of the Standard Missile-6, clearing the way for the missile's at-sea testing this year. The...

Israel, U.S. to Embark on Collaborative ‘Upper-Tier’ Missile Intercept Program to...

The United States and Israel have initiated development of an upper-tier component to the Israeli Missile Defense architecture, commonly known as 'Arrow 3'. The...

Israel Asks US to Support Arrow-3

Lieutenant-General Henry Obering III, heading the US Missile Defense Agency, (MDA) held talks with senior Israeli defense officials early August 2008. Following the meetings,...
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