Missile Defense News

October 11, 2018 | Missile Defense News

The Army wants to direct energy and information in more powerful ways

Defense News: WASHINGTON — The director of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) Technical Center outlined the organization’s broad technological priorities during an Oct. 10 appearance at the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army Conference in Washington, D.C. Thomas Webber listed three high-priority areas where the Technical Center is currently focusing its… read more

October 11, 2018 | Other News

‘Why aren’t they paying?’: Trump hits out at South Korea about missile defense system

CNBC: WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump criticized Seoul on Tuesday for failing to finance the U.S. deployment of a missile defense system on the Korean Peninsula. Last year, the U.S. deployed two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, launchers to South Korea in response to North Korea’s increased missile and nuclear tests. “I… read more

October 11, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Missile Defense Agency Increases Funding for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Field Support

Signal: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $164,000,000 contract modification to a previously awarded, sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed- fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Field Support Contract (TFSC). The modification will increase the total ceiling value from $561,200,000 to $725,200,000. The contractor will continue… read more

October 10, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Royal Danish Navy Orders SM-2 Block IIIA for Iver Huitfeldt-class Frigates

Navy Recognition: The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization placed an order for Raytheon SM-2 Block IIA missiles for the Royal Danish Navy (Søværnet). Royal Danish Navy Orders SM 2 Block IIIA for Iver Huitfeldt class Frigates 1 The Iver Huitfeldt class is a three-ship class of frigates that entered service with the Royal Danish… read more

October 10, 2018 | Other News

Israel will continue Syria strikes despite S-300, Netanyahu tells Moscow

The Times of Israel: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he told Russia’s vice premier in talks on Tuesday that Israel must continue to hit hostile targets in neighboring Syria, despite Moscow’s decision to equip Damascus with advanced air defense missiles. Netanyahu said at a press conference that he told Maxim Akimov in talks in Jerusalem… read more

October 10, 2018 | Missile Defense News

So Patriot and THAAD will talk. What does that really mean?

Defense News: WASHINGTON — The Army decided earlier this year to drastically accelerate its plans to get the Patriot medium-range air-and-missile defense system and the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system to communicate. The service has since seen an influx of cash in its fiscal 2018 and 2019 budgets approved by Congress to move forward… read more

October 10, 2018 | Other News

MBDA: New concept of mobile air defense missile system based on Boxer 8×8 armored

Army Recognition: MBDA, a leader in the production of missile system, has unveiled a new concept of mobile air defense system based on Boxer 8×8 armored vehicle fitted with a launcher pod with 8 individual container that could launched a new stretched version of the Brimstone air-to-surface missile. The concept of this new mobile air… read more

October 9, 2018 | MDAA in the News

Girl Powered event: Sugar, spice, everything STEM

GCU Today: Forget stirring gooey cookie batter. Instead, fourth- through eighth-grade girls at Saturday’s Girl Powered STEM Workshop in Grand Canyon University’s Engineering Building stirred up a little chemistry, churning out a few batches of wonderfully flubbery, slime-like gooey gak. Then — mind storm! —  they programmed LEGO cars. Their minds also were blown hearing… read more

October 9, 2018 | Missile Defense News

Funding in 2019 budget will expand Greely missile interceptor count to 62

Daily News-Miner: FAIRBANKS — The missile defense base near Delta Junction has funding for an additional two missile interceptors under the military construction budget signed into law last month, according to the office of Rep. Don Young. The additional $8 million will bring the missile interceptor count to 62 at Fort Greely within the next… read more

October 9, 2018 | Other News

China to sell 48 high-end military drones to Pakistan

Economic Times: BEIJING: China will sell 48 high-end armed drones to its “all-weather ally” Pakistan in what a military observer said will be the largest deal of its kind, official media here reported Tuesday. The cost of the major defence deal was not revealed. Wing Loong II is a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance… read more

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