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Russia Develops the S-500 – a New Anti-Missile Defense System

Russian Air Force Deputy Commander for Air Defense Lieut. General Sergei Razygrayev confirmed in an interview with the Moscow Ekho radio that Russia is...

Space-Based Missile Warning Sensors Launched

The first pair of Space Tracking and Surveillance System demonstration (STSS-Demo) satellites were launched September 25, 2009 on a NASA Delta II rocket from...

Israel Navy Successfully Tests an Upgraded Barak Anti-Missile System

The Israel Navy conducted a successful test firing of the Barak anti-missile system, featuring an improved version of the missile that includes upgrades to...

Arrow-II Aborts Long-Range Intercept Test

A long range missile intercept test utilizing the Improved Arrow-2 was aborted yesterday (July 22, 2009) after one of the communications channels failed to...

OCCAR Delivers First European SAMP/T Missile Interceptor System

A major milestone was achieved with the delivery of the first SAMP/T missile by the Joint European Armament Cooperation Organization (OCCAR) in May 2009....

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...

Decisive Cuts Define Pentagon’s Way Forward

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today laid out his recommendations for the 2010 budget during a Pentagon press conference. Among the most dramatic cuts...

Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicles Tested for Missile Interceptor Upgrade

Upgraded Missile Interceptors will be able to Handle Multiple Targets, Decoys with a New 'Kill Vehicle' Payload The Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle currently used with the...

Radars, Sensors and Interceptor Cooperate to Bring Down Long Range Target...

Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) demonstrates system-wide integration The recent GMD intercept performed on December 5th 2008 demonstrated how the different pieces of the U.S. missile...

GBD Ground Based Mid-course Defense Scores a Direct Hit

Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) demonstrates system-wide integration, progress with Exo-Atmospheric, Multiple Kill Vehicle and airborne laser Recent testing activities conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense...

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,...

Advanced US Radar Could Extend Israel’s Missile Defense

The early warning capability provided by US X-band radar that Israel has requested recently could extend the range of Israel's Arrow II ballistic missile interceptors, enabling effective...

Rafael Expands Air and Missile Defense Family of Weapons

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is promoting a range of state-of-the-art air & missiles defense systems under development at its missiles & Net Centric Warfare...

AEGIS Scores Second Terminal Phase Kill of a Short Range Ballistic...

A recent test of the AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) systems weapon system demonstrated the ability of the U.S. Navy's newest AEGIS cruiser, USS...

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