"...The so-called Phased Adaptive Approach (PAA) was designed with increments, each deploying new technologies in 2011, 2015 and 2018, and—eventually—the final phase would provide coverage from intercontinental ballistic missile threats from Iran in 2020. ..."Reference: www.aviationweek.com .
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
"...Russia's navy successfully test-fired an advanced ballistic missile from a new-generation nuclear submarine Tuesday..."Reference: www.forbes.com .
Monday, June 27, 2011
"...Iran unveiled underground silos on Monday that would make its missiles less vulnerable to attack, marking the country’s latest show of force in the long standoff with the West..."Reference: www.nytimes.com .
"...a new missile plant that is expected to bring about 300 jobs to Huntsville and is a key to future missile defense plans for the United States and Europe...."Reference: al.com .
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
"...The United Arab Emirates has scaled back by about one-third its planned acquisition of Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) missile interceptors in what was a potential $6.95 billion package, according to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency...."Reference: www.bloomberg.com .
"...If successful, the intercept test could lay the groundwork for a broader shield in Europe. Charmeau says missile defense is one of the top three development priorities for the French defense ministry in the coming years. He is optimistic that missile defense funding..."Reference: www.aviationweek.com .
"...boats detected at different times in the hazard area resulted in additional unprogrammed holds. Still, those issues were overcome allowing for a safe launch within the established window...."Reference: www.edhat.com .
"...An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile blasted off from a central California military base on Wednesday and successfully reached its target 4,200 miles away on a Pacific Ocean coral atoll, the Air Force said...."Reference: www.beaumontenterprise.com .
The ICBM was launched at about 6:37 a.m. Today toward a target in the Kwajalein Atoll.Reference: Missile Defense Briefing via the following informational source: The Associated Press; http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ijaqtPFmWKI3QkCdgDTxIBntLepg?docId=a1b27046b1024fe29922a65d222b5656 .
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
"...That seeker has been adapted for Raytheon/Boeing’s proposal for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile, arguably the most important air-to-surface weapon development program currently under way. JAGM arose from the earlier Joint Common Missile project and is aimed at replacing the AGM-114 Hellfire, AGM-65 Maverick and BGM-71 ..."Reference: www.ainonline.com .
Monday, June 20, 2011
"...The missile's unarmed re-entry vehicle is expected to travel 4,200 miles to a target near the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. ..."Reference: www.keyt.com .
"...NATO has agreed to provide ballistic missile defense or BMD for all of Europe. This NATO BMD will protect NATO (European and American) military forces in Europe. It will also -- for the very first time -- protect the civilian population throughout Europe from ballistic missiles and weapons of mass destruction launched from the Middle East.
Much of this NATO missile defense for Europe --known as the European Phased Adaptive Approach -- will actually be provided by the United States armed forces. This will include seaborne AEGIS missile defense on board US Navy ships in the Mediterranean, as well as land based radars and interceptor missiles.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
"...On 15 June 2011, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told an expert audience at the Royal United Services Institute in London that the development of a NATO ballistic missile defence capability is vital for the defence of the Alliance...."Reference: www.nato.int .
Monday, June 13, 2011
The USS Monterrey cruiser equipped with the AEGIS air defense system is taking part in joint Ukrainian-US exercises
"...The Foreign Ministry statement then went on to give its own explanation that the Monterrey was sent to European waters as part of the US administration's phased adaptive approach to building the European segment of the global missile shield. ..."Reference: www.atimes.com .
Sunday, June 12, 2011
"...an integral part of U.S. plans to create a missile shield in Europe, which Russia opposes...."Reference: www.washingtonpost.com .
"...The United States Navy intercepted a North Korean ship it suspected of carrying missile technology to Myanmar..."Reference: www.nytimes.com .
Friday, June 10, 2011
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
"...the widening gap between Russian and Western visions for a missile defense shield to defend civilization from rogue attacks – may be about to wake up and turn nasty...."Reference: www.csmonitor.com .
"...even though there's a contract between the United States government and Delta Air Lines: When returning from Afghanistan on military orders, you're authorized up to four bags." ..."Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com
Monday, June 6, 2011
"...The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems, Land & Armaments a firm-fixed-price contract potentially worth $55,501,612 for MK 41 Vertical Launching System mechanical modules and related equipment and services...."Reference: www.govconwire.com .
DSCA notified Congress Wednesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles.Reference: http://www.dsca.mil/PressReleases/36-b/2011/Australia_11-22.pdf
"...The missiles will be delivered All-Up-Round (AUR) by Raytheon’s Missile Systems branch in Tucson, AZ...."Reference: www.moroccoboard.com .
"...a heat-seeking missile whose tip can be unscrewed to show the actual heat sensor.
"Look at how lightweight this is. It's some sort of composite metal..."
"...Another version, the SM-3 Block IB, will feature an improved kinetic kill vehicle - a nonexplosive warhead that destroys a target by sheer impact - by 2012 and will be adapted to a ground-based system by 2015...."Reference: azstarnet.com .