The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, in cooperation with the U.S. Navy, conducted Flight Test Aegis Weapon System 33 in the broad ocean area northwest of Hawaii, July 24.
Tag Archives : BMD
31 May 2021
The Royal Netherlands Navy announced that the new SMART-L Multi Mission/Naval radar aboard HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën was used to eliminate a ballistic missile...
24 May 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MOD) is trying to build unique ships that will specialize in ballistic missile defense (BMD) using systems originally procured for a land-based installation known as "Aegis Ashore".
07 Aug 2020
On August 4, 2020, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received the recommendations report of the "Missile Defense Study Team" of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) which is Japan's ruling party.
22 Jul 2020
Following the recent stop to the Aegis Ashore missile defense system deployment in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzō Abe's party is looking at possible alternatives. Options include additional Aegis destroyers, armed mega floats and even offensive conventional strike capability. Yoshihiro Inaba has the details and explains why the third option would be a major change for Japan's defense policy.
30 Mar 2020
Raytheon Company will produce and deliver SM-3® Block IB interceptors under a $2.1 billion, multi-year U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract. It is the first multi-year contract for the SM-3 program, and covers fiscal years 2019–2023.
24 Feb 2020
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Raytheon are set to put the SM-3 Block IIA through its paces by testing the interceptor against an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time.
14 Nov 2019
Europe's missile leader MBDA announced it is ready to meet the challenge of Europe’s future missile defence and is working on the TWISTER project which calls for a next generation land and sea based interceptor capable of countering current and future missile threats.
Leonardo demos outstanding BMD capabilities performed by its MFRA radar during Formidable Shield 2019
05 Sep 2019
The Italian Navy FREMM frigate Carlo Bergamini equipped with Leonardo’s MFRA was able to detect and track the launch and impact point of a ballistic missile. The MFRA radar demonstrated its ability to detect the full range of threats presented during the exercise.