Missile Defense News

August 5, 2015

Latvia To Acquire US Stingers, Boost Air Defense

Defense News: Latvia’s top military chief, Lt. Gen. Raimonds Graube, announced plans to acquire Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from the US.

August 5, 2015

Lockheed locks down US Army JAGM development contract

Defense News: Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) won the company a $66.3 million development contract to eventually replace

August 5, 2015

News Release: UAE AN/AAQ(V) Directional Infrared Countermeasure Systems

Defense Security Cooperation Agency: The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the

August 4, 2015

US Navy plans to upgrade powerful railguns, laser weapons on ships by 2020

International Business Times: The Navy has already demonstrated the 30-kilowatt Laser Weapon System, or LaWS, carried by an old

August 4, 2015

Kuwait hosts GCC ant-ballistic missile defense meeting

KUNA: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) team tasked with establishing a regional ballistic missile defense started its 13th meeting

August 4, 2015

Raytheon SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target in key test

Reuters: Raytheon Co’s Standard Missile-6 intercepted and destroyed a short-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii last week,

August 3, 2015

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Series of Intercept Flight Test Events

Missile Defense Agency: The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy Sailors aboard the USS John

August 3, 2015

BMD in final stages of development

The Hindu: India’s Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system is in the final stages of development and deployment, Scientific Advisor

August 3, 2015

Joint missile defence is target for Gulf Arab countries

The National: With the dust barely settled after a historic accord to limit Iran’s nuclear programme, the United States

August 3, 2015

We want Iran cooperation, not meddling, Gulf Arabs tell Kerry

Reuters: Iran’s nuclear deal should bring stability and “good neighborliness” rather than interference, Gulf Arab states told U.S. Secretary