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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Russia makes demands on U.S. missile defense

Lavrov Demands Legal Guarantees for US Missile System

"...Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has repeated the Kremlin's demands for solid legal guarantees that a U.S. missile defense system for Europe does not target Russia...."

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Monday, September 26, 2011

New York Production of Rocket City, Alabam’

Rocket City, Alabam’

"...In the early 1950’s, at the dawn of the Cold War, Hitler’s top rocket engineers were quietly slipped into the U.S. to create an American missile program. These Germans had to be settled somewhere, and the spot selected by the U.S. Army was Huntsville, Alabama..."

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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Working toward coherent missile defense

U.S. Sells Bunker Busters To Israel

"...a concept of trying to link the missile defense systems of the entire Middle East region together in sort of one coherent missile defense group...."

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Friday, September 23, 2011

SAIC Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor launched

SAIC Helps Launch Commercially-Hosted Infrared Payload Sensor for U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center

"...Its large format focal plane array accommodates a wide-field-of-view infrared staring system to sense bright spots on the surface of the Earth that aid in the early warning of missile launches and to support other military missions...."

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Iran Displays Missiles

Iran Displays Missiles, Criticizes Turkey’s Plan to Host NATO Radar

"...Iran has displayed its growing arsenal of ballistic missiles in a military parade marking the 31st anniversary of the start of the Iran-Iraq war...."

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

SAIC missile defense contract

SAIC bounces back with $281M missile defense win

"...The five-year, multiple-award contract will be primarily based in Huntsville, Ala. and SAIC will support the Ballistic Missile Defense System with senior advisory and analytical services..."

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Boeing provides PAC-3 prime contractor Lockheed Martin with the seeker

Boeing celebrates expansion of PAC-3 missile seeker production in Huntsville

"...Boeing provides PAC-3 prime contractor Lockheed Martin with the seeker that targets incoming missiles or aircraft and guides it to "hit-to-kill" destruction. ..."

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Fact Sheet: Implementing Missile Defense in Europe

Fact Sheet: Implementing Missile Defense in Europe

"...There are four phases of the EPAA to be implemented over the rest of this decade. We have made progress on each phase and are on a path to meet the goals the President set forth in 2009...."

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Wednesday missile launch postponed

Vandenberg postpones missile launch

"...The Air Force has postponed a Minuteman 3 launch planned for Wednesday, saying more analysis is needed about why the last missile test failed nearly two months ago...."

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

U.S. and Romania Missile Defense Agreement

Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement Between the United States of America and Romania

"...This Agreement calls for the establishment and operation of a U.S. land-based SM-3 ballistic missile defense (BMD) system in Romania. The deployment to Romania is anticipated to occur in the 2015 timeframe as part of the second phase of the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA)...."

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Monday, September 12, 2011

MDA Contract: awarded to Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc.

Teledyne Gets Missile Defense Simulator Pact Worth Up To $595M

"...Teledyne Technologies Inc. (TDY) will provide a simulation framework for the Missile Defense Agency under a contract with a potential value of $595 million over five years..."

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Tec-Masters recognized by Military Training Technology magazine as a 2011 Top Simulation and Training Company

Huntsville company named 'top performer' in simulation, modeling and training industry

"...Tec-Masters - a minority-owned small disadvantaged business - developed simulation and training products for the Fires Center of Excellence Fires Battle Lab, PEO STRI, and the Missile Defense Agency, which has its headquarters at Redstone Arsenal...."

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Raytheon will market the Israeli Rafael Iron Dome mobile air defense system in the U.S.

Raytheon To Market Israeli Defense System in U.S.

"...Raytheon will market the Rafael Iron Dome mobile air defense system in the U.S., the companies announced. Raytheon and Haifa, Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems also are teaming to offer ballistic missile defense and target missile systems. ..."

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Monday, September 5, 2011

Apollo 18

'Apollo 18' Movie Review

"...tasked with setting up transmitters on the moon that are designed to act as a defense system in the event of a Russian missile attack on the US. ..."

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

SM-3 interceptor missile failed to hit its target

SM-3 Missile Fails to Hit Target in Pacific Test

"...The Standard Missile-3 Block IB, part of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system, was launched from the Navy cruiser USS Lake Erie early this morning..."

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