Missile Defense News

June 27, 2016

Raytheon wins $523.4 million contract to upgrade Kuwait’s Patriot missile defense systems

The Washington Business Journal: Raytheon Co. won a $523.4 million contract Thursday to modernize Kuwait’s Patriot missile defense systems as

June 24, 2016

THAAD capable of intercepting N.K. mid-range missile

Korea Herald: The advanced U.S. missile defense system THAAD is believed to be capable of intercepting North Korea’s intermediate-range ballistic

June 24, 2016

Kuwait upgrades its air and missile defense

PR Newswire: The State of Kuwait will soon be able to better protect its cities and key infrastructure against ballistic

June 24, 2016

North Korea Heralds Ballistic Missile Test Progress

Wall Street Journal: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed the first significant test of a new ballistic missile, a

June 23, 2016

N. Korea Test Shows Need for Better Defenses, Pentagon Chief Says

Voice of America: U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that he didn’t know whether North Korea’s latest missile test

June 23, 2016

Long Live JLENS? NORTHCOM Scrambles to Address Cruise Missile Defense Gap

Defense News: The tethered aerostat designed to defend against cruise missiles is slated to be killed by Congress in fiscal 2017

June 22, 2016

Russia successfully test-fires anti-ballistic missile

RT: The Russian Air Force has test-fired a domestically built short-range anti-ballistic missile to verify its performance. The system is

June 21, 2016

Yemen missile launch, deadly air strike shake truce

Reuters: A Saudi-led military coalition said it intercepted a missile fired in Yemen on Tuesday and residents said an air

June 20, 2016

Russia wants to make its most sophisticated air defense missiles invisible

Business Insider: Russia wants to hide its most sophisticated air defense missiles from U.S. spy satellites and spy planes by

June 17, 2016

US House adds $5M for Hawaii Missile Defense

Honolulu Civil Beat: The U. S. House of Representatives has approved an amendment to the Department of Defense 2017 appropriations