Missile Defense News

February 20, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Seoul to order new PAC-3 interceptors to counter North Korea

Defense News: SEOUL, South Korea —South Korea plans to give an order of new Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles as part of an ongoing effort to defend against North Korea’s ballistic missile threat. The buy of PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement built by Lockheed Martin was approved Feb. 7 by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration’s executive committee,… read more

February 20, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Israel successfully tests Arrow-3 missile defense system

Fox News: Israel successfully tested its new Arrow missile defense system Monday, the Defense Ministry announced in a tweet, the accomplishment capping a program that’s seen a series of delays and cancellations. The test was carried out in cooperation with the United States’ Missile Defense Agency. “A short while ago, the Defense Ministry and American… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Enhanced Missile-Defense Radar System To Be Deployed In Hawaii By 2023

International Business Times: An enhanced missile-defense radar system will be deployed in Hawaii by fall 2023, said the head of the United States Pacific Command, Adm. Harry Binkley Harris Jr., on Wednesday. According to a report by Starts and Stripes, Harris Jr., however, said the deployment of a state-based interceptor was not decided. In a… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

MDA Advances Missile-Hunting UAV Programs

Aviation Week Network: As the U.S.’s adversaries field more complex and deceptive missiles, high-flying UAVs armed with advanced sensors and laser weapons could hold the key to defeating them. Instead of using Boeing 747 airliners to shoot down missiles with chemical lasers, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) proposes employing high-altitude, long-endurance UAVs carrying modern… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Raytheon awarded $12M for work on Standard Missile

UPI: Feb. 15 (UPI) — Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $12.1 million modified contract to work on Standard Missile-2 and Standard Missile-3 for the U.S. Navy and other countries. Most of the engineering and technical services on the SM-2 surface to air missiles and the SM-6 anti-air and anti-surface missiles will be performed at… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Cybersecurity compliance for ballistic missile defense system contract won by DECISIVE ANALYTICS

Military Embedded Systems: ARLINGTON, Va. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) officials selected DECISIVE ANALYTICS for a $59.5 million contract to provide cybersecurity compliance and risk management for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). Under contract, engineers will work to improve independent verification and validation analysis and reporting of the BMDS cybersecurity controls and expanding knowledge for… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Teledyne Awarded $45.7 Million Missile Defense Contract

Business Wire: THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., has been awarded a $45.7 million Task Order by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) related to missile defense modeling and simulation tools and software. Work is planned to begin immediately and could extend… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

General: ‘100 percent confident’ in North Korea missile defense

The Hill: The military official in charge of the command that defends the United States from missile threats says she’s “100 percent confident” in her ability to protect the country from a North Korean ballistic missile attack, while also calling for more improvements to U.S. missile defense. “I want to assure this committee today that… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

PACOM commander: Hawaii missile defense must be a priority

Hawaii News Now: WASHINGTON D.C. (HawaiiNewsNow) – The commander of United States Pacific Command says that Hawaii needs to beef up its missile defense if it wants to protect itself against North Korea’s quickly developing nuclear capabilities. In a discussion with Congress on Wednesday, Adm. Harry Harris — who has been tapped by the president… read more

February 16, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Air Force outlines $7.3 billion five-year plan for future SBIRS architecture

Inside Defense: The Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget offers new details on its plan to recapitalize the Space-Based Infrared System and support future overhead persistent infrared requirements, even as the effort still lacks an approved acquisition strategy. The service expects to need $7.3 billion over the next five years for the Evolved SBIRS effort,… read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 171