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September 4, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Kratos Receives $20 Million Electromagnetic Railgun Program Contract Award

CNNMoney: SAN DIEGO, Sept. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division has recently received a $20 million electromagnetic railgun program contract award with an approximate two-year period of performance for a United States… read more

September 2, 2015 | Missile Defense News

US Missile Attack? Military Needs Upgraded Radar System To Protect Against Russia, China And North Korea, Ashton Carter Warns

International Business Times: U.S. radars in the Arctic are too old to effectively intercept Russian ballistic missiles, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said during a panel discussion with troops Tuesday. Carter said the half-century old radar system in Greenland, a few hundred miles from the North Pole, needs to be modernized to work as an adequate early warning system against potential attacks,… read more

September 2, 2015 | Missile Defense News

U.S. Army engineers prep Multi-Mission Launcher prototype, designed to defeat UAS, missiles, rockets

Intelligent Aerospace: REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 1 Sept. 2015. Personnel at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) will transfer the first prototype of the Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) to Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space (PEO MS). Both AMRDEC and PEO MS call Redstone Arsenal in Alabama home. More than 150 subject… read more

September 1, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Raytheon Lands $175M Qatar Air, Missile Defense Operations Contract

GovConWire: Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $175,081,326 contract from the U.S. Air Force to install Qatar’s air and missile defense operations center through a foreign military sales program. The award represents the second phase of the contract and Raytheon will also work to integrate air and missile systems into the center, the Defense Department said… read more

August 31, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Little Progress Made on Integrated GCC Missile Shield

Defense News: DUBAI — Despite a strong US push, development of an integrated Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ballistic missile defense program has seen little progress over the past two years. A specialist team of GCC ballistic missile defense representatives met Aug. 3-6 in Kuwait to coordinate the development of the program, according to a Kuwaiti Armed Forces statement.… read more

August 31, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Kratos Receives Ballistic Missile Defense Program Related Task Order Valued at $12 Million

Global Newswire: SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division has recently received a Task Order under the Theoretical Research & Engineering Research contract with a total potential value of $12.02… read more

August 28, 2015 | Missile Defense News

How Patriot Missiles Will Stay a Step Ahead of the Enemy

Popular Mechanics: ​When the United States moves Patriot missile batteries, people pay attention. Patriots are the go-to, land-based weapons system that the United States and 12 of its allies use to defend airspace against aircraft, cruise missiles, drones, and ballistic missiles. Their presence changes the strategic balance of wherever they appear. That’s why the world certainly… read more

August 28, 2015 | Missile Defense News

AECOM wins Navy task order for continued tech support

UPI: LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) — AECOM, a technical services firm, will continue to provide design, development and engineering services for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps advanced radar systems. The work is being conducted for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division under a $45 million task order. The order has a one-year base… read more

August 28, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Moscow, Tehran Sign Roadmap For S-300 Deal Implementation

Sputnik News: A memorandum on the implementation of the agreement to supply Russian S-300 missile defense systems to Iran was signed, according to a senior official from the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia and Iran have signed this week a memorandum on the implementation of the agreement for the delivery of the Russian S-300 missile… read more

August 27, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Missile defense central to Iran deal

Jerusalem Post: The Iran deal struck by the Obama administration has exposed just how close we are to an ICBM-enabled Iran – and how badly we need a robust missile defense capability as a result. On Wednesday, July 29, US Secretary of State John Kerry testified that the head of Iran’s terrorist Al-Quds Force, Qassem… read more

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