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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

August 27, 2015 | Missile Defense News

When will new Lockheed Martin jobs come to Huntsville?

Tech Alabama: Lockheed Martin is providing more details on its plans to bring 100 jobs to Huntsville as a part of its Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) program. C2BMC director J.D. Hammond tells Tech Alabama the global security giant plans to make many of these hires within the next year in an effort… read more

August 27, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Patriot missiles legacy lives on after 50 years

Redstone Rocket: When the air raid siren went off, Troy Trulock had just stepped out of the shower. At the time, Trulock was a young Army captain deployed for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, and one of Saddam Hussein’s Scuds was headed in the direction of his encampment on the Saudi Arabian side of the Iraqi… read more

August 27, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Delivery of 100th SM-3 Block IB TDACS

MarketWatch: SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Aerojet Rocketdyne AJRD, +0.99% announced today that it has completed the delivery of the 100th Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) for Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missile system. “The delivery of the 100th TDACS marks a significant milestone in the… read more

August 26, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Understanding Indications And Warning Efforts Of US Ballistic Missile Defense – Analysis

Eurasia Review: The critical mission of defending the U.S. homeland—homeland defense—requires a fully integrated capability to identify, categorize, and fuse strategic and tactical indications and warnings (I&W) by U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), and U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM). Today’s fiscally constrained environment may encourage decisionmakers to… read more

August 26, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Cooper: Missile defense is the real answer to Iran

The Detroit News: President Barack Obama’s deal with Iran is a risk. It’s no surprise that people of good faith disagree on its prospects for success (Re: David Shepardson’s Aug. 13 report, “Former Sen. Levin backs U.S.-Iran nuclear deal”). But instead of manning the barricades in our typical scorched earth politics, I would urge the… read more

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