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March 04, 2015
Three rockets launched near-simultaneously in Aegis test
Washington DC (XNA) Feb 27, 2015
The U.S. military launched three suborbital rockets near-simultaneously Tuesday as part of a ballistic missile defense (BMD) test involving the Aegis weapon system. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said in a statement that the rockets were acquired and tracked by sailors aboard two Aegis BMD destroyers while a third destroyer participated in associated operations. Using this data, the Aegis BMD ships then conducted simulated guided missile engagements with the Distributed Weighted Engag ... read more

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China voices concern about US missile defence in S.Korea
China expressed concern about the possible deployment of an advanced US missile defence system in South Korea during talks Wednesday between their defence chiefs, Seoul military officials said. ... more
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US Missile Defense Agency spends $58M on new Alabama facility
The United States has spent about $58 million on a large Missile Defense Agency facility construction at the Von Braun Complex in the US state of Alabama, the agency has announced in a statement. ... more
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Raytheon given $2.4B FMS contract for Patriot fire units
Qatar is being supplied by Raytheon with new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System fire units, the company announced. ... more
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US delivers second radar defense system to Japan
The United States has sent a second missile defense radar system to Japan, the Pentagon said Friday. ... more
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US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing
The proposed placement of ballistic missile interceptors on the US East Coast has the advantage of providing more time and distance to shoot down an enemy missile, but still has a lot of shortfalls ... more
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Israel, US in abortive missile defence test
Israel and the United States on Tuesday tested the Jewish state's Arrow 3 ballistic missile interception system, the defence ministry said, with local media reporting the trial was cut short. ... more
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Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty Between USSR, US in Details
On December 13, 2002, US President George W. Bush announced that the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty with the USSR. The Anti-Ballistic Missile T ... more
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Russian space-based ABM system on-track for 2020 launch
An improved early warning system in space for detecting ballistic missile launches will be in place by 2020, a chief engineer from the Russian defense corporation Almaz Antey said Monday. "In ... more
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Chinese Hypersonic Strike Vehicle May Overcome US Missile Defense: Expert
Igor Korotchenko, Director of the Center for the Analysis of the World Arms Trade told Sputnik on Friday that China's successful testing of a Hypersonic Strike Vehicle (the HGV) demonstrates the cou ... more
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Raytheon building air and missile defense center for Qatar
An air and missile defense operations center that will integrate U.S. and European defense and radar systems is to be designed and built for Qatar by Raytheon. ... more
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India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile
India on Tuesday test-fired its nuclear capable strategic missile Agni-4 from a test range off eastern state of Odisha's coast. Supported by a mobile launcher, the sleek missile was flight tested fr ... more
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Ballistic Missile Launches Detected by Russia's Aerospace Defense
Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces (ADF) have detected the launch of three foreign ballistic missiles, Major General Anatoly Nestechuk, the deputy chief of the Space Command, said. "We've detec ... more
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U.S Navy sending Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan
Two U.S. Navy destroyers with ballistic missile defense capabilities are being forward deployed to Japan, the U.S. Navy announced. ... more
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U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability
The U.S. military has demonstrated that Lockheed Martin's Aegis weapon system can destroy a ballistic missile solely on tracks from remote airborne sensors. ... more
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Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System
Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. "The creati ... more
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LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite
Prime contractor Lockheed Martin and payload provider Northrop Grumman have delivered the payload for the fourth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite of the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrar ... more
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Missile Defense Agency orders THAAD system components
Ground components for a key element of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System are to be manufactured and delivered by Lockheed Martin. ... more
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Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense facility established in Romania
The U.S. Navy has established a support facility in Romania as part of NATO's overall ballistic missile defense system. ... more
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US Rear Admiral to head missile shield base in Romania
US Rear Admiral John Scorby was Friday named commander of a base in Romania that will form part of a NATO ballistic missile shield system which has drawn Russia's ire. ... more
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SBIRS GEO-4 payload ready for integration
The payload for a Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite of the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrared System has been delivered, Lockheed Martin reports. ... more
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Poland urges NATO to push ahead with missle shield
Poland on Monday urged NATO's new secretary general to push ahead with a missile shield system amid the West's worst standoff with Russia since the Cold War. ... more
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Saudi Arabia seeks billion-dollar air defense deal
More than 200 Patriot Air Defense Systems with PAC-3 enhancement may be sold to Saudi Arabia under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. ... more
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Israel taps Raytheon for Iron Dome interceptor components
Components for Israel's Iron Dome defense system are to be supplied by Raytheon under a $143 million award. ... more
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US plans Patriot missile sale to Saudi Arabia:Pentagon
The United States plans to sell Patriot missile batteries to Saudi Arabia worth $1.75 billion and long-range artillery to the United Arab Emirates valued at about $900 million, the Pentagon said Wednesday. ... more
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