Ballistic Missile Defense

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

Additional sub-components being made for Ballistic Missile Defense radar

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 Ballistic Missile Defense system's radar are being built as backups to keep the radars running during maintenance periods.Raytheon said the two trailer-sized sub-components it is ... [Published UPI - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Dave Gulla: Raytheon Starts Work on MDA Critical Radar Components

Raytheon has started work on additional components for the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System radars.MDA awarded the $53,252,500 contract modification in early September, the company said Thursday .Under the contract, Raytheon will ... [Published New New Internet - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Aerospace Corporation Awards Highest Honors to Nine Employees

The Aerospace Corporation honored nine employees during its 35th annual President’s and Trustees’ Distinguished Achievement Awards ceremony on Sep. 18, 2014. Robert Walker, board of trustees member and chair of the awards subcommittee, and Dr. Wanda Austin, ... [Published SpaceRef - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Raytheon begins building critical components for AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar

AN/TPY-2 is a critical element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. It is a mobile X-band radar that is integral in protecting civilians and infrastructure in the U.S., deployed warfighters, and allied nations and security partners, from the growing ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Japan Interested in Aegis Ashore for Ballistic Missile Defense

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 ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Israel, US Test Upgraded Arrow 2 Missile Interceptor

:49Israel and the United States on Tuesday successfully conducted a joint test of an upgraded Arrow 2 ballistic missile interception system over the Mediterranean Sea, the defense ministry said."An Arrow 2 missile was launched and performed its flight ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

USS Ross Passed Through Turkish Straits

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, ... [Published TURKISHNAVY.NET - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

MDA awards $25 million for missile interception modeling

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a contract worth up to $25.5 million for simulation, modeling, algorithms and analysis techniques to simulate the nation’s ballistic missile defenses.Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will develop foundational models, ... [Published Defense Systems - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Experimental hypersonic SUPERMISSILE destroyed 4 SECONDS after US launched it

The essential guide to IT transformationThe US military has been forced to destroy a top secret hypersonic weapon just four seconds after its test flight begun.The Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) is designed to reach Mach 6 – or six times the speed of ... [Published The Register - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Kalamazoo County Board asked to support Ballistic Missile Defense facility

5:48 a.m. EDT by FORT CUSTER (WKZO) -- The Kalamazoo County Commission has received a request to urge the Pentagon to place an anti-ballistic missile defense facility at the Fort Custer Training Center.A large portion of the base is located in Kalamazoo ... [Published WKZO-AM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Target Missile Intercepted Over the Pacific Ocean During Missile Defense Exercise

The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Air Force 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command, Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. Northern Command and the U.S. Navy completed an integrated exercise of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 2 reports

US MDA, NGC Conduct Wargame to Improve Understanding of Ballistic Missile Defense Complexity

MCLEAN, Va. - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) have successfully completed multiple sessions of a missile defense wargame for the second annual Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Forum recently concluded at ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 09 2014]

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"The ANAN TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar is a strategic asset which helps protect the people and things that matter 24/7/365" said Raytheon's Dave Gulla, vice president of Integrated Defense Systems Global Integrated Sensors business area
"An Arrow 2 missile was launched and performed its flight sequence as planned" the defense ministry said in a statement, with a spokesman confirming the system had been upgraded
"A shift away from a basic ‘assured retaliation’ posture does not yet seem to be occurring" Narang said
"It came back down on the range complex. Fortunately, no people on the ground were injured. There was damage, but I'm not sure of the extent of it at this time."

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Additional sub-components being made for Ballis... [Published UPI - 20 hours ago]
Dave Gulla: Raytheon Starts Work on MDA Critica... [Published New New Internet - 21 hours ago]
The Aerospace Corporation Awards Highest Honors... [Published SpaceRef - Sep 19 2014]
Recent CSBA Report Illuminates Potential Spendi... [Published Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation - Sep 18 2014]
Raytheon begins building critical components fo... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 18 2014]
Raytheon begins building critical components fo... [Published Barchart - Sep 18 2014]
Japan Interested in Aegis Ashore for Ballistic ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 17 2014]
Report: Japan Interested in Aegis Ashore for Ba... [Published USNI - Sep 16 2014]
Curtiss Wright : Special Notice - 70-- SOLE SOU... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
The Threat Is Not Over Yet! – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 09 2014]
Israel, US Test Upgraded Arrow 2 Missile Interc... [Published Naharnet - Sep 09 2014]
Pentagon, Congress Face Stark Budget Choices [Published Government Executive - Sep 04 2014]
USS Ross Passed Through Turkish Straits [Published TURKISHNAVY.NET - Sep 03 2014]
INFORMS Study on Iron Dome Asks: What Was its I... [Published Operations Research Management Science Today - Sep 02 2014]
“The Russian Aggression Prevention Act” (RAPA):... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 29 2014]
MDA awards $25 million for missile interception... [Published Defense Systems - Aug 27 2014]
U.S. Army Terminates Second Flight of Hypersoni... [Published Aviation International News - Aug 27 2014]
Missile Defense Agency Awards Simulation Contract [Published AFCEA - Aug 26 2014]
Indian Military Modernization And Consequences ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 26 2014]
On land and sea, China’s nuclear capability gro... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 26 2014]
Experimental hypersonic SUPERMISSILE destroyed ... [Published The Register - Aug 26 2014]
Contracts for August 25, 2014 [Published United States Department of Defense - Aug 26 2014]
Military leaders say Fort Custer Training Cente... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
Yokota Manufacturing : Presolicitation Notice -... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 25 2014]
As Fort Custer takes aims at missile defense sy... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 23 2014]
“The Russian Aggression Prevention Act” (RAPA):... [Published Global Research - Aug 23 2014]
Deputy Defense Secretary Meets With Japanese Le... [Published United States Department of Defense - Aug 22 2014]
Kalamazoo County Board asked to support Ballist... [Published WKZO-AM - Aug 20 2014]
Russian Aerospace Defense Forces to Launch 20 M... [Published Russia Profile - Aug 20 2014]
Our View: There’s no place in Maine for missile... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 20 2014]
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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, ...
Missile Defense – Alive and Well, and Eyeing Ohio [Published Firedoglake - Aug 09 2014]
<p>Here are two questions you will not often hear from your average American: How large a threat is Iran’s <a class="offsite-link-inline" target="_blank" title="False alarms on Iranian ICBMs|Travis C. Stalcup" href="http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/200021-false-alarms-on-iranian-icbms"&gt;fictional ...
Chief of Naval Personnel Talks Uniforms, Mannin... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 19 2014]
NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (NNS) — The admiral and fleet master chief responsible for manpower in the Navy spoke with Naval Station Rota, Spain, Sailors about advancement, manning and changes in Navy uniforms during multiple all hands calls, July 17 and ...
Russia sends aircraft and trainers to Iraq [Published RedState Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Nature, it is said, abhors a vacuum. The aphorism applies as equally to politics as it does to science. Back in 2011, the New Yorker had this insightful article on Obama’s disinterested foreign policy : Nonetheless, Obama may be moving toward ...
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US Missile Defense Agency, Northrop Grumman Con... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 09 2014]
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