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February 12, 2017
U.S. Army awards $3 billion in missile defense contracts
Washington (UPI) Feb 10, 2017
Eight defense contractors have been selected to share a $3 billion contract to develop new missile defense solutions for the U.S. Army. The award's recipients include BAE Systems, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Dynetics, QWK Integrated Solutions, Teledyne Brown Engineering, KBRwyle Technology Solutions and Science Applications International Corporation. Under the agreement, the companies will perform design, development, demonstration and integration services for the Domain 1 - Space/High A ... read more

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Raytheon contracted for Patriot missile support
Raytheon received a $202 million foreign military sales contract to provide engineering services for its Patriot weapon system. ... more
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MEADS team submits updated proposal for Poland's Wilsa program
The Polish government received an updated offer for its medium-range air defense program from MEADS International. ... more
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S. Korea, US defence chiefs back anti-missile system
South Korea's defence chief and his new US counterpart vowed Tuesday to push ahead with a plan to deploy a US anti-missile system this year, Seoul's military said, despite angry protests by China. ... more
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Russia restores radar field securing all-round defense against missile attacks
The Russian Aerospace Forces have restored the united radar field, which provides control and warns of missile launches and attacks outside the state borders, media reported Thursday, citing Russian ... more
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Moscow's air defense registered a dozen missile launches in 2016
In 2016 the crew of a Don-2N radar facility, one of many keeping an eye on the skies over Moscow and the Central Industrial Region, registered nearly a dozen ballistic and space rocket launches, Ros ... more
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New tests for David's Sling weapon system
Israel and the United States have completed a fifth series of tests on the David's Sling missile defense system. ... more
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S. Korea's acting president urges 'swift' THAAD deployment
North Korea's nuclear and missile capabilities are accelerating at an "unprecedented" pace, the South's acting president said Monday, urging the swift deployment of a US anti-missile system that has infuriated Beijing. ... more
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S-500 to strengthen Russia's 'air defense system for the 21 Century'
Russia is in the process of creating an integrated national air defense system, which is expected to become fully operational once the cutting-edge S-500 Prometey surface-to-air missile system, also ... more
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SBIRS Missile Warning Satellite Responding to Ground Control
After a successful evening launch, the third U.S. Air Force Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO satellite is now responding to commands as planned, approximately 37 minutes after lift-off. ... more
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Israel Introduces Arrow-3 Missile Interceptor System
Arrow-3, a missile-defense system capable of destroying targets in space, codeveloped by Israel Aerospace Industries and Boeing, has officially entered service, according to Jerusalem. The Isr ... more
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Israel army gets new ballistic missile interceptors
The Israeli army on Wednesday received new ballistic missile interceptors that significantly upgrade the Jewish state's aerial defence systems in the face of "emerging threats", the defence ministry said. ... more
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Italy joins EUROSAM's Aster 30 B1NT program
EUROSAM, a consortium formed by Thales Group and MBDA Systems, has formally welcomed Italy to its Aster 30 Block 1 NT program. ... more
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SBIRS GEO Flight 3 encapsulated for launch
The U.S. Air Force's next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), was encapsulated on Jan. 7 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, ... more
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U.S. Air Force prepares SBIRS satellite for launch
The U.S. Air Force has encapsulated its Space Based Infrared System satellite in preparation for the craft's planned launch. ... more
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US would 'not necessarily' shoot down NKorean missile: Pentagon
The US military would not necessarily shoot down a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile, should the country's leader try to test one, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday. ... more
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S. Korea vows US missile system as opposition lawmakers head to China
South Korea is committed to deploying an advanced US missile defense system this year despite opposition from China, a minister said Wednesday, even as opposition lawmakers headed to Beijing with a different message. ... more
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US can defend itself from N.Korea missile attack: Pentagon
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Unidentified country orders Patriot system upgrade
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MBDA submits proposal for TLVS development in Germany
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Lockheed Martin receives $1.4 billion for Patriot missile sales
Lockheed Martin has received a $1.4 billion foreign military sales contract for Patriot advanced capability production. ... more
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U.S. Air Force approves Lockheed Martin's SBIRS ground system
The U.S. Air Force has signed off on Lockheed Martin's planned Space Based Infrared System ground system. ... more
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Raytheon to provide Patriot missile capability for undisclosed country
Raytheon has received a $225 million contract to provide additional Patriot missile capabilities for an undisclosed customer. ... more
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Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen
Saudi air defence forces on Tuesday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the kingdom, the Riyadh-led anti-rebel coalition said. ... more
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US general says missile system in S. Korea in 8-10 months
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