Missile Defense

Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye

The Northrop Grumman-produced E-2C Hawkeye, and its next-generation variant, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, is an airborne early warning aircraft, operated

Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS

The Boeing E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) contains an integrated command and control battle management (C2BM) system,

Aegis Afloat

Aegis Afloat is the sea-based component of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). Aegis BMD builds upon the

Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile

Facts Mobility Land-based Targets Short-, medium-range ballistic missiles, cruise missile, air-breathing targets Role Area point defense, intercept in terminal phase

Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS)

Quick Facts Role and Mobility Expeditionary; towed, road-mobile; fits in C-17 Frequency C-band for primary mission; Dual-frequency X- & S-band

Standard Missile-6 (SM-6)

The Standard Missile-6 (SM-6)—also known as the RIM-174—retains the Standard Missile airframe and propulsion elements and incorporates the advanced signal

Standard Missile-3 (SM-3)

The Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) is a derivative of the RIM-156 Standard SM-2 Block IV missile, and is the interceptor component of the

Standard Missile-2 (SM-2)

The Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) is a fleet-area air defense weapon that provides anti-air warfare and limited anti-surface warfare capability against

Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2)

The Joint All-Domain Command & Control (JADC2) is the initiative to replace the current domain and control systems with one

Aegis Ashore

Mobility Stationary with removable facilities for worldwide deployment Targets Short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles Role Land-based variant of the