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The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company $350 million to increase its procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles from 8 to 44. The SM-3 is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept sometimes described as "hitting a bullet with a ... (more)
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8 hrs ago | Defense Tech
The Pentagon's proposed budget for fiscal 2015 would provide funding to redesign a key part of the nation's missile-defense program.
12 hrs ago | AkiPress
US/NATO engaged in destabilization operations in Ukraine to use it as NATO base, put missile defense systems on Russia's border - Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space The U.S./NATO are engaged in destabilization operations in Ukraine in order to take control so that the oil corporations will have greater chance to control ... (more)
16 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense
Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $350,178,300 sole-source modification to the undefinitized contract action announced Jan. 9, 2014.
Minsk, March 6: Ukraine is not holding any talks on the deployment of US missile defence units on its territory in exchange for financial support, Ukrainian Ambassador in Belarus capital Minsk Mikhail Yezhel said Wednesday.
In the same week that the Israel Defense Forces intercepted a Gaza-bound shipment of Syrian missiles from Iran, President Barack Obama is asking Congress to reduce U.S. funding for Israel's missile defense programs by $200 million, according to the Washington Free Beacon.
There are parallels between Russia's military push into Ukraine and the terrorist attack in Benghazi, according to Fred Fleitz, chief analyst for the global forecasting and intelligence service LIGNET.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency on Wednesday said it is requesting $1.9 billion over the next five years to overhaul the ground-based U.S. missile defense system managed by Boeing Co and improve its reliability.
Israeli naval forces say a ship boarded Wednesday from Iran was heading to Gaza with advanced rockets to turn the territory into a much greater terror threat to Israel and others.
Kiev, March 5: The Ukrainian foreign ministry Wednesday dismissed reports that Kiev is in talks with the US over a possible deployment of missile defence systems in Ukraine.
Ukraine's defence ministry said Russian forces had partly occupied a second missile defence unit in Crimea on Wednesday, but insisted the missile depot was still under Ukrainian control.
North Korea flexed its muscles yet again: Reports from Seoul indicate that on February 27 North Korea test-fired several short-range missiles.
"A couple of my favorites," he told the thousands of activists gathered at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference.
The Defense Department's Missile Defense Agency continues to develop technology and work with its partners amid growing ballistic missile threats around the world, the agency's director said here today.
The U.S. Defense Department's fiscal 2015 budget includes $8.5 billion in funding for missile defense programs and reaffirms the Obama administration's plan to build 14 additional ground-based interceptors by 2017.
Russia has carried out a test-launch of an "advanced" intercontinental ballistic missile, amid tension over its seizure of the Crimea and its threat to send more forces to its neighbour Ukraine.
In 2002, terrorists fired a surface-to-air missile at an Israeli passenger jet as it took off from a runway in Mombassa, Kenya.