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Armament

MDA: Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Tracking and Simulated Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Sailors aboard the USS CARNEY (DDG-64), USS GONZALEZ (DDG-66) and USS BARRY (DDG-52) successfully completed a flight test today involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m. EST, three short-range ballistic missile targets were launched near-simultaneously from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. Two Aegis […]

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Armament

U.S., Israel Conduct Joint Test of Interceptor Missile System

The joint testing of an improved interceptor missile system designed to counter future missile threats went as planned, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren told Pentagon reporters today. “The Israel Missile Defense Organization of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development, and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, conducted an intercept test of the Arrow-2 […]

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Armament

MDA: United States and Israel Sign Agreement on Iron Dome Weapon System

The United States and the State of Israel concluded an agreement on March 5 to continue support of the production of the Iron Dome weapon system. The Iron Dome system is capable of intercepting and destroying short-range rockets, and mortar and artillery shells, and is an invaluable component of Israeli missile defense. During Operation Pillar […]

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Armament

Successful Missile Defense Test Against Multiple Targets

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Operational Test Agency, Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, and U.S. Pacific Command, in conjunction with U.S. Army soldiers from the Alpha Battery, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, U.S. Navy sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG-73), and U.S. Air Force […]

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News Świat

Udane testy eMRBM

Lockheed Martin wespół z U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA)  zakończył z powodzeniem testy prototypowego balistycznego celu powietrznego Extended Medium-range Ballistic Missile (eMRBM). Próby miały miejsce na poligonie Yuma w stanie Arizona. W jej trakcie pełnowymiarowy prototyp został wypuszczony z ładowni maszyny C-17 na pułapie 25.000 stóp. Spadochrony zadziałały prawidłowo i system oddzielił się od urządzenia […]

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UAS

MDA will help in UAS training for British Forces

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has signed a contract to provide training support to the British Army.