Missile Defense News

August 6, 2015

Michigan Returns to the Pacific Northwest

Navy: The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) returned home to the Pacific Northwest Aug. 1, following a 20-month

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 the

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 United

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 transport

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 here

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, the

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 Paul

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 to

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 has