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July 03, 2015
US Awards Contract to Develop Missile Defense Command System
Washington DC (Sputnik) Jun 25, 2015
The C2BMC is an operational system that enables the US President, Defense Secretary and combatant commanders to conduct ballistic missile defense planning, according to the Defense Department. "[Lockheed Martin] has been awarded a maximum $870,000,000... [to develop] the command and control, battle management and communications [C2BMC] system located worldwide for the Ballistic Missile Defense System," the release said on Monday. The development of the C2BMC, the release explained, will enha ... read more

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Boecore to support Army missile defense
The U.S. military has contracted Boecore Inc. to provide technical, advisory and operational support to missile defense and strategic commands. ... more
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Germany opts for MEADS missile defence system
The German government has decided to buy the MEADS missile defence system built by European defence group MBDA and Lockheed Martin, instead of the Patriot system made by Raytheon, the defence ministry announced on Tuesday. ... more
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Northrop's battle command system brings down ballistic missile target
The integrated air and missile defense Battle Command System downed a ballistic missile in its first flight test by Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army. ... more
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US Defense Department to deploy radar in alaska to protect Pacific coast
The Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) will tentatively be deployed in the US state of Alaska to improve defense capabilities of the US west coast, the US Department of Defense said in a stateme ... more
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US Aegis Ships Could Pose Threat to Russia
Russian Embassy to Washington Counselor Alexander Trofimov says that US Navy Aegis ships based in Europe could secretly carry cruise missiles threatening Russia. US Navy Aegis ships based in E ... more
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US, NATO Have 'No Plans' to Place Missile Defense Systems in Ukraine
Ukrainian National Security Service Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said earlier on Wednesday that Ukraine may hold consultations to place missile defense systems on its territory to ensure security a ... more
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NATO's missile defense capability set for modernization
NATO's missile command-and-control system is to be modernized by ThalesRaytheonSystems under a contract worth more than $105 million. ... more
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US Missile Defense System Beset by Delays
The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has advanced in developing an anti-ballistic missile defense system but continues to be beset by testing delays and acquisition problems, the US Government Accoun ... more
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Turkish firm joins NATO BMD support effort
Turkish defense electronics company Aselsan has joined a multinational industry team for engineering support of NATO's Ballistic Missile Defense program. ... more
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Teledyne to provide missile defense test and evaluation services
Test and evaluation services for U.S. missile defense weapon systems are to be performed by Teledyne Brown Engineering Inc. under a $64.7 million task order. ... more
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US Awards $600 Million for NATO's Ballistic Missile Defense Kill Vehicle
The SM-3 Block IB is a kill vehicle that destroys ballistic missiles through high-speed impact; it will be deployed ashore in Romania in 2015. "Under this contract action... Raytheon will deli ... more
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Lockheed Martin opens center for interceptor missile technology
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Poland speeding up Patriot system buy
Poland is buying the Patriot air defense system from the United States and will begin negotiations for it in Washington next month. ... more
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$2B Patriot order for Raytheon
The Patriot Air and Missile Defense System is being delivered to an unidentified country by Raytheon under a new contract worth more than $2 billion. ... more
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Romania 'Agression Platform' Against Russia With US Missile Defense Systems
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US official dismisses China's concern over missile defence
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Three rockets launched near-simultaneously in Aegis test
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 Ag ... more
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GaN-based AESA technology available for Patriot system users
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