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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.

As Clouds Loom Over SM-3 Block IIB Future, MDA Reduces Development...

The Missile Defense Agency will evaluate two different 'liquid divert' technologies considered the new divert system for the 'Next Generation AEGIS Missile', to reduce the technological risk associate with the weapon's advanced kill vehicle. Two contracts worth about $14 million each were awarded to Aerojet and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc., both will test specific liquid divert and attitude control system technologies for the next two years.

Next Generation AEGIS Missile – Introducing SM-3 IIB

Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are competing on the technology development phase of the next generation Standard Missile-3 Block IIB (SM-3 IIB) ballistic...

Next Generation AEGIS Missile

Three companies were awarded development contracts in 2010 to demonstrate conceptual designs for the Next Generation Aegis Missile (NGAM) – Boeing, Northrop Grumman and...
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