For many years, analysts, the military, and members of Congress have called for more missile interceptors to be placed on Guam to defend its airbase and naval port from enemy missile attack.
Tag Archives : MIssile Defense Agency
25 Jun 2022
The MDA has selected Raytheon to continue to develop a first-of-its-kind counter-hypersonic missile, the Glide Phase Interceptor (GPI).
25 Jul 2021
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.
22 Jun 2021
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is developing a concept to protect the US, its deployed forces, and allies against regional hypersonic threats using a multi- layered solution to defend against the next generation of hypersonic glide vehicles.
17 Nov 2020
For the first time ever, an SM-3 Block IIA missile successfully intercepted a threat-representative Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target.
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.
26 Dec 2019
Raytheon Company was awarded a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA contract modification as announced by the U.S. Department of Defense on Dec. 20, 2019.
31 Aug 2019
Lockheed Martin won a $326,998,037 missile defense agency (MDA) contract to design, develop, integrate, test and certify the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 6.0 capability.