Missile Defense News

February 15, 2016

Japan to upgrade missile interception system, considers three-tier defense

The Japan Times: The government is planning to acquire a greater range of ship-borne interceptors, upgrading two of Japan’s six

February 15, 2016

South Korea Eyes THAAD Despite China’s Fear

Defense News: SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is pushing for deployment on its soil of a US high-altitude air defense system as North

February 12, 2016

AMEC receives contract to support Aegis Ashore in Poland

United Press International: WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) — The U.S. Army awarded AMEC Programs a $182.7 million contract with options

February 12, 2016

Gulf states investing billions in missile defenses ‘driven by concern over Iran’s ballistic missile arsenal’

National Post: The Gulf states are investing billions of dollars in advanced missile defences designed to protect their cities against

February 12, 2016

Seoul, U.S. to open talks on missile defense

USA Today: SEOUL, South Korea – Looking to take a harder line after North Korea’s recent nuclear test and rocket

February 11, 2016

Poland says U.S. Patriot missile defense first choice, sets conditions: report

Reuters: Raytheon’s Patriot remains Poland’s first choice in its missile defense tender, the Polish deputy defense minister said, but only

February 11, 2016

MDA Request Preserves Priorities, Targets Laser Tech Development

Defense News: WASHINGTON — The Missile Defense Agency’s fiscal 2017 budget request of $7.5 billion preserves priorities it set last

February 11, 2016

The Navy’s Air Defense Missile Will Become a Supersonic Ship Killer

Popular Mechanics: Back in 2014, the guided missile-carrying destroyer USS John Paul Jones made history. During a live fire missile tests,

February 10, 2016

Experts Urge Upgrades to U.S. Missile Defense

Real Clear Politics: Amid growing concerns about missile warfare, panelists at a breakfast hosted by RealClearPolitics on Tuesday discussed the

February 10, 2016

Brookes: China useless against North Korea’s missile mania

Boston Herald: Last month, Asia’s nonstop nuisance, North Korea, went “nuclear” with an atomic test; this month, it went “ballistic”