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August 25, 2014
US Congress approves funding for Israel's Iron Dome
Washington (AFP) Aug 02, 2014
The US Congress on Friday approved $225 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, credited with destroying missiles fired by Hamas before they could reach their targets. House of Representatives approved the funding by 395-8 in a late Friday vote. The Senate earlier approved the measure unanimously before the start of its five week summer recess. The measure now awaits President Barack Obama's signature. The emergency spending funds, which adds to the US deficit, will resto ... read more

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US lawmakers boost funding for Israel's Iron Dome
With US ally Israel facing a barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza, a Senate panel on Tuesday approved a 50 percent funding boost for the Jewish State's Iron Dome anti-missile system. ... more
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Qatar to buy Patriot missiles in $11 bln arms deal: US
Qatar will buy US Patriot missiles for the first time in a major arms deal worth $11 billion, officials said Monday, as Washington awaits a decision by the Gulf state on a lucrative fighter jet contract. ... more
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Qatar to buy Patriot missiles in $11 bln arms deal: US
Qatar will buy US Patriot missiles for the first time in a major arms deal worth $11 billion, officials said Monday, as Washington awaits a decision by the Gulf state on a lucrative fighter jet contract. ... more
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Industries study enhanced missile defense capability
The possible linkage of two separate systems for a more complete global missile defense network is being conducted by an industry team led by Lockheed Martin. ... more
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New missile defense equipment installed on frigate
The second of eight ANZAC-class frigates of the Royal Australian Navy has completed an anti-missile defense upgrade program and is undergoing sea trials. ... more
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Navy touts destroyer's at-sea Aegis tests
A series of five live-fire tests of the Aegis combat system were performed earlier this month by the guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. ... more
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Lockheed Martin To Build Next Two SBIRS Missile Defense Satellites
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to complete the production of the fifth and sixth Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, known as GEO-5 and GEO- ... more
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US missile defense system strikes target in test
The Boeing-managed ground-based system intended to shield the continental United States successfully intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, the Pentagon said. ... more
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Poland and Raytheon Partner to Develop New Patriot IFF Antenna
Raytheon has announced that it will partner with Bumar Elektronika on the design and development of a modernized Patriot Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) antenna. This new antenna is a key element ... more
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U.S., Polish companies to improve radar of Patriot missile defense system
A modernized Indentification-Friend-or-Foe antenna for the Patriot air defense system is to be jointly developed by Raytheon and Poland's Bumar Elektronika. ... more
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South Korea to develop homegrown interceptor instead of THAAD
South Korea's arms procurement agency said on Wednesday that the country plans to develop its own interceptor, dismissing speculation that it may adopt the U.S.- developed missile defense system. ... more
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US MDA and Northrop Grumman Conduct Wargame to Improve Understanding of BMD Complexity
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Northrop Grumman have successfully completed multiple sessions of a missile defense wargame for the second annual Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Forum recent ... more
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US seeks greater missile defense cooperation by Japan, South Korea
A top US military official on Wednesday called for better missile defense cooperation between Japan and South Korea, in the face of strained ties between America's two closest Asia allies and a belligerent North Korea. ... more
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Land-based variant of Aegis tested
Components of the Aegis Ashore anti-ballistic missile system have successfully undergone a first flight test, according to the Department of Defense. ... more
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Canadian missile defense radar to be operated, maintained by Raytheon
A missile warning radar system for the north of Canada is to be operated and maintained by Raytheon Canada Limited. ... more
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Propulsion Module For SBIRS GEO-4 Satellite Completed
Lockheed Martin has completed the propulsion module for the fourth Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-4) space vehicle and is now proceeding with satellite assembly, ... more
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Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official
Canada is revisiting a decade-old decision not to join the US ballistic missile defense program, a top official in Ottawa said on Thursday. ... more
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South Korea orders missile defense systems from ATK
An electronic warfare suite to protect aircraft from missile threats is to be provided and installed on South Korean helicopters by U.S. company ATK. ... more
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MEADS Technology Will Enable Germany To Build Its Future Air And Missile Defense System
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) development results will enable Germany to build its future air and missile defense system. This was underscored by Lockheed Martin Chairman, President ... more
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Army orders Patriot missile segment enhancement
Lockheed Martin has received a first production order from the U.S. Army for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement. ... more
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India test-fires anti-ballistic missile
India successfully test-fired a new anti-ballistic missile on Sunday in a step towards developing a missile defence system which only an elite club of countries has built. ... more
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Raytheon touts ballistic missile defense weapon
The second generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB missile made by Raytheon has been deployed for the first time by the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Russia warns Ukraine against missile technologies proliferation
Russia on Monday drew Kiev's attention over media reports that a Ukrainian military-space enterprise had allegedly been negotiating with third countries on missile technology sale. Referring t ... more
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Japan orders to shoot down any new N Korea ballistic missile launches
Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Koreain the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the ... more
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