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June 16, 2016
Raytheon awarded $365 million Aegis contract
Washington (UPI) May 31, 2016
Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems division has been awarded a $365.8 million fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee U.S. Navy contract. The award covers production of Aegis Weapon System AN/SPY-1D(V) Radar Transmitter Group, Missile Fire Control System MK 99 equipment, as well as associated engineering services. The contract includes options which would bring the cumulative value to $423 million if exercised. This contract combines purchases under the Foreign Military Sale ... read more

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US missile shield in Romania goes live to Russian fury
A US anti-missile defence system in Romania aimed at protecting NATO members from threats by "rogue" nations became operational Thursday, triggering Russian fury despite US insistence it does not target Moscow. ... more
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US, Russia step up war of words over missile shield
The United States and Russia on Friday accused each other of mounting an aggressive military presence in northern Europe, with Moscow vowing to "end threats" posed by a US missile shield near its border. ... more
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US heralds Romania missile defence system as step forward
A US missile defence system in Romania will become operational Thursday in a move welcomed by US officials as an "important step" but also one likely to infuriate Moscow. ... more
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Moscow seeks guarantees US missiles in Asia not to target Russia
Moscow seeks legally binding guarantees that the United States' plans to deploy missile defense technologies in Eastern Asia are not directed against Russia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Frid ... more
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Romania's US missile defense system has only 'symbolic' function
A US ballistic missile defense (BMD) facility in Romania is largely a political gesture rather than a military initiative, according to Stratfor founder. The installation itself came online in Decem ... more
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China, Russia rap US missile defence plan in S. Korea
China and Russia on Friday rapped US plans to put a missile defence system on the Korean peninsula, less than 24 hours after Pyongyang twice tested rockets thought to be capable of reaching American territory. ... more
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The U.S. Army has been conducting a series of tests on the capabilities of a new air defense system in development. ... more
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Planned US Missile Defense Units in Asia-Pacific Threaten China, Russia
The planned deployment of units of the US missile defense system in the Asia-Pacific region poses a threat to China and Russia and undermines global security, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly ... more
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Lockheed Martin tests Aegis on Australian destroyer
A Lockheed Martin integrated test team has started installing an Aegis combat system aboard Australia's first Hobart-class air warfare destroyer. ... more
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S. Korea, US open missile shield talks
South Korea and the United States were set to open talks Friday on the possible deployment - vehemently opposed by China - of an advanced US missile defence system to counter the growing threat from North Korea. ... more
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Israeli Air Force deploying 'David's Sling' missile defense system
The David's Sling missile defense system is being delivered to the Israel Air Force ahead of the system's full deployment. ... more
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US Missile Defense Outdated
The global geopolitical environment has changed, but the US missile defense strategy has stayed the same, making Washington vulnerable to new nuclear challenges, a US analyst wrote. The US has ... more
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China Interfering in THAAD Deployment Decision Process Preposterous
The intervention by China in negotiations about US deploying its THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system in South Korea is senseless, US Pacific Command (PACOM) Commander Harry Harris said in a ... more
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Russian expert says THAAD deployment in S. Korea to raise regional tension
The deployment of an advanced U.S. missile system in South Korea in the wake of the launch of a satellite by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) earlier this month could raise tension i ... more
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S. Korea dismisses China warning on US missile system
South Korea Wednesday dismissed China's warning that the planned deployment of a US missile defence system could damage ties, stressing that it was to counter "growing threats" from North Korea. ... more
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US missile system in S. Korea would hurt Seoul-Beijing ties: envoy
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US missile system in S. Korea would hurt China's interests
The possible US deployment of a missile defence system on the Korean peninsula in response to Pyongyang's ballistic missile programme would threaten China's strategic interests, Beijing said on Monday. ... more
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Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea
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US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea
Official moves towards the deployment - fiercely opposed by China - of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat, analysts say. ... more
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S. Korea, US to discuss deployment of US missile system
South Korean and US defence officials said Sunday they would begin formal talks on the deployment on the Korean peninsula of a US missile defence system to counter the growing threat from North Korea. ... more
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US hopes to send anti-missile system to SKorea 'as quickly as possible'
The US military wants to send a sophisticated missile defense system to South Korea "as quickly as possible," the Pentagon said Monday as it seeks to counter an ever-defiant North Korea. ... more
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S. Korea, US to discuss deployment of US missile system
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