Ballistic Missile Defense

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Name: Ballistic Missile Defense
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

SMDC History: Marshall signs Safeguard operations plan

Taken in July 1975, this image shows the missile site radar with its associated missile field equipped with Sprint and Spartan interceptors, power plant and heat sink at the Stanley R. Mickelson Safeguard complex in Nekoma, N.D.,. The MSR site was pa ... [Published United States Army - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

MDA demos tracking, targeting capability of Aegis

[embedded content]WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. military has demonstrated that Lockheed Martin's Aegis weapon system can destroy a ballistic missile solely on tracks from remote airborne sensors.Results of the demonstration by the Ballistic Missile ... [Published UPI - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Navy’s Overseas Force Structure Changes Underscore Commitment to the Asia—Pacific

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) — The U.S. Navy announced today that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)-capable guided-missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

US Redeploys 3 Aegis Destroyers to Japan

The U.S. Navy announced today that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)-capable guided missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

MDA, Partners Test Target Detection of Aegis Missile Defense System

The Missile Defense Agency led a test to demonstrate work by the Aegis ballistic missile defense system to detect and track missile targets, as well as other target discrimination, engagement and fire control functions.MDA said Friday  it joined the U.S. ... [Published Executive Gov - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lockheed Martin tapped for THAAD components

DALLAS, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Ground components for a key element of U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System are to be manufactured and delivered by Lockheed Martin.The U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract for Terminal High Altitude Defense system equipment ... [Published UPI - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blakesee Takes Helm Of USS The Sullivans

From USS The Sullivans Public AffairsCmdr. Samuel F. de Castro was relieved by Cmdr. Jennifer M. Blakeslee on October 10 as Commanding Officer of USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) during a pierside ceremony at Naval Station Mayport.De Castro reported to The ... [Published Mayport Mirror.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Radar delivery boosts US' ballistic missile protection

SOURCE Raytheon CompanyRaytheon delivers 10th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to Missile Defense Agency six months ahead of scheduleWASHINGTONAN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. It is a mobile X-band radar ... [Published CW Richmond WUPV - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

TOTE receives additional $7 million for missile base maintenance

TOTE Services Inc., based in Jacksonville, received an additional $7 million to a previously-awarded contract for operation and maintenance on a heavy-seas radar station.The Sea-Based X-Brand Radar Platform, or SBX-1, is operated by the Missile Defense ... [Published Business Journal of Jacksonville - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ballistic Missile Defense System Flight…

The Missile Defense Agency's Flight Test 06b Ground-Based Interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on June 22, 2014. (Missile Defense Agency Video) For more information on this flight test, visithttp://www.raytheon.com/newsroom/fea ... [Published Military.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Kratos Receives Ballistic Missile Defense Program Related Task Order Valued at $4.4 Million

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- . (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Defense & Rocket Support Services (DRSS) Division has recently received a Task Order under the Theoretical Research ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Combine Solicitation - D-- Spectrum DSx 300 Procurement

Notice Type: Combine SolicitationPosted Date: 22-SEP-14Office Address: Department of the Navy ; Naval Air Systems Command; Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division; N61340 12350 Research Parkway Orlando, FLSubject: D-- Spectrum DSx 300 Proc ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 23 2014]

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The Safeguard operations plan, "outlined how the Army would operate the Safeguard system both during peacetime and wartime. The mission as outlined was twofold: (1) To provide BMD forces to support CINCAD in the protection of a portion of the U S land-based deterrent forces and to gain experience in the test and operation of a deployed Safeguard BMD system for application to future BMD systems; and (2) To perform other missions within system capability as directed by CINCAD."
"Program officials will evaluate system performance based upon telemetry and other data obtained during the test" MDA said
[10] From Uzi Rubin, September 12, 2014, " The Gaza Missile Wars ", CSpan."

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SMDC History: Marshall signs Safeguard operatio... [Published United States Army - 20 hours ago]
MDA demos tracking, targeting capability of Aegis [Published UPI - Oct 21 2014]
Lockheed Martin awarded $124.6 million THAAD co... [Published Aerospace Manufacturing and Design - Oct 21 2014]
Iron Dome: "Rigged Success"? [Published Family Security Matters - Oct 19 2014]
U.S. Navy’s Overseas Force Structure Changes Un... [Published militaryfeed.com - Oct 19 2014]
MDA, Partners Test Target Detection of Aegis Mi... [Published Executive Gov - Oct 17 2014]
Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Detects ... [Published Missile Defense Agency - Oct 17 2014]
US Redeploys 3 Aegis Destroyers to Japan [Published Defense-Aerospace - Oct 17 2014]
Lockheed Martin tapped for THAAD components [Published UPI - Oct 16 2014]
Parrying the 21st Century First Salvo [Published Information Dissemination - Oct 16 2014]
Blakesee Takes Helm Of USS The Sullivans [Published Mayport Mirror.com - Oct 15 2014]
Research and Markets: The Global Naval Vessels ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 15 2014]
Radar delivery boosts US' ballistic missile pro... [Published CW Richmond WUPV - Oct 14 2014]
Radar delivery boosts US' ballistic missile pro... [Published TickerTech.com - Oct 14 2014]
DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE LIKELY TO BE SIMP... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 14 2014]
DRDO to go ahead with nuke-capable missile test... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 13 2014]
Top Missile Defense Expert Cautions About Seque... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 10 2014]
SMDC History: MDA chartered a decade ago [Published United States Army - Oct 07 2014]
Japan’s new policy on collective self-defense: ... [Published Japan Today - Oct 04 2014]
Institute for Operations Research and the Manag... [Published NewsRX - Oct 03 2014]
TOTE receives additional $7 million for missile... [Published Business Journal of Jacksonville - Oct 02 2014]
MSC extends TOTE Services SBX-1 contract [Published Marine Log - Oct 01 2014]
Happy Birthday, Long-Range U.S. Missile Defense! [Published Heritage Foundation - Oct 01 2014]
The 100th Missile Defense Brigade: A decade of ... [Published United States Army - Sep 30 2014]
Alfalight wins $3.7M laser contract for THAAD l... [Published OptoIQ - Sep 30 2014]
Ballistic Missile Defense System Flight… [Published Military.com - Sep 26 2014]
Searching for a career with Military Sealift Co... [Published Maritime Professional - Sep 26 2014]
Kratos wins order under Theoretical Research & ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 26 2014]
GCC-U.S. Strategic Cooperation Forum [Published US Department of State - Sep 26 2014]
United States : $4.4 million contract for KRATOS [Published Town Hall - Sep 26 2014]
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U.S. Navy’s Overseas Force Structure Changes Un... [Published militaryfeed.com - Oct 19 2014]
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) — The U.S. Navy announced today that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)-capable guided-missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, ...
Parrying the 21st Century First Salvo [Published Information Dissemination - Oct 16 2014]
A first strike’s naval component is commonly referred to as the “first salvo.” A first salvo builds upon the maxim that the fleet attacking effectively first obtains a greater probability of victory in a given tactical action, with the understanding ...
Research and Markets: The Global Naval Vessels ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 15 2014]
/p> DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n3t67k/the_global_naval ) has announced the addition of the “The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2014-2024 – Market Size and ...
Japan Interested in Aegis Ashore for Ballistic ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 17 2014]
The Japanese Defense Ministry is interested in acquiring Lockheed Martin’s Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense (BMD) battery, according to an August report from the Japanese newspaper, Mainichi Shimbun.The paper reported the Defense Ministry is ...
USS Ross Passed Through Turkish Straits [Published TURKISHNAVY.NET - Sep 03 2014]
US Navy destroyer, DDG-71 USS Ross passed through the Turkish Straits today and entered to the Black Sea. The Arleigh Burke class ship, is one of the 4 ships upgraded with the Ballistic Missile Defense System and forward deployed in Rota, ...
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Kratos Receives Ballistic Missile Defense Progr... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 24 2014]
US Missile Defense Agency, Northrop Grumman Con... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 09 2014]
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