Missile Defense News

February 2, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Patriot partner nations to invest $235 million in Patriot Air and Missile Defense System upgrades

Homeland Preparedness News: Raytheon announced Wednesday that will be upgrading its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System under a $235 million modernization task order from the U.S. Army. The U.S. Department of Defense announced the task order Monday. The United States and the other 13 Patriot partner nations that rely on Patriot for integrated air… read more

February 2, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Missile defense prep, potential furlough focus of CIE

Hawaii Army Weekly: SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — “Repeat after me. Get inside. Stay inside. Stay tuned.” That was the message from Col. Stephen E. Dawson, commander of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, during a missile defense preparedness briefing at this month’s Community Information Exchange, Jan. 31, at the Nehelani. While almost a month has passed since a false… read more

February 2, 2018 | Missile Defense News

SMDC leader addresses local space and missile defense community

AL.com: HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Lt. Gen. James H. Dickinson, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, and commander of Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, addressed the 23rd annual membership luncheon of the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association Jan. 30. “Research and development of new capabilities has… read more

February 2, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Base Improvements Underway at Northernmost Missile Defense Post

Homeland Security Today: Recent missile threats to the United States have the U.S. military looking up to its northernmost installation: Thule Air Base. The U.S. Air Force monitors the skies for missiles from this Arctic location strategically positioned at the halfway point between Washington, D.C., and Moscow – and, because of the natural challenges posed… read more

February 2, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Booz Allen to Help MDA Bolster US Missile Defense System Cybersecurity

GovConWire: TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and the Missile Defense Agency are working to bolster the security of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system against cyber threats with new approaches in fulfillment of a previously awarded contract worth up to $91.5 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Robert Smith, a… read more

February 2, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Supersonic Projectile for US Missile Defense Ready for Testing

Sputnik News: The US military is preparing to test a game-changing artillery round within the next 12 months, according to a January 26 report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The hyper-velocity projectile (HVP) promises to significantly augment the way the US military does business. The round fires at speeds around 5,600 miles… read more

February 1, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Army moving to pave way for lower-tier missile defense sensor prototypes

Inside Defense: The Army will hold an industry day next month to begin planning the way forward on its lower-tier air and missile defense sensor acquisition strategy. The service last week announced the event will take place Feb. 27 and 28 in Huntsville, AL. LTAMDS is being explored as a potential upgrade or replacement of… read more

February 1, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Strategic leader provides missile defense update

Redstone Rocket: WASHINGTON – The Army’s senior air defender spoke to industry and defense leaders about the dynamic past year for the Army integrated air and missile defense enterprise, accomplishments and initiatives and the evolution of the IAMD strategy. Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commander of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, spoke… read more

February 1, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Japan’s budgets extra ¥2.7 trillion for child care, missile defense and disaster prevention

The Japan Times: The Diet on Thursday enacted an extra budget worth ¥2.71 trillion ($24.7 billion) for fiscal 2017, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aims to expand child care support, take anti-disaster measures and enhance missile defense capabilities. The largest portion, around ¥1.26 trillion, will be spent on public works and other programs to better… read more

February 1, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Boeing Gets $6.6 Billion From Pentagon to Expand Missile Defense

Bloomberg Politics: Boeing Co. has received a $6.56 billion contract to continue managing the U.S. missile defense system intended to stop North Korean or Iranian intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Defense Department said. The sole-source contract announced Wednesday extends Boeing’s management role for six more years, through 2023, and brings its total contract to $12.6 billion.… read more

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