"...The central component of the Lockheed Martin-developed Aegis BMD Combat System is the SPY-1 radar; the most widely-fielded naval phased array radar in the world. The Aegis system and SPY-1 radar provide the U.S. and allied nations with advanced surveillance, anti-air warfare and missile defense capabilities..."Reference: www.prnewswire.com .
Thursday, May 19, 2016
"...Garamendi’s amendment went down to defeat, in part due to the strenuous objections of Rep. Mike Rogers (D-AL). The unofficial world capital of missile defense development - Huntsville, Alabama - is based in Rep. Rogers’ home state. Rep. Rogers may well be a true believer in missile defense, but it’s hard to ignore the fact that his state is a huge beneficiary of missile defense spending when one hears him debate the issue..."Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com .
Thursday, May 12, 2016
U.S. launches long-awaited European missile defense shieldU.S. launches long-awaited European missile defense shield
"...The system, to be operated by NATO, is getting up and running nearly a decade after the U.S. first announced plans to do so, only to encounter pushback from Russia. The U.S. has long insisted that the shield is directed against rogue states like Iran and not intended to target Moscow's missiles..."Reference: www.cnn.com .
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
"...Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $62.7 million contract to provide consulting, development, management and maintenance services in support of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System..."Reference: www.govconwire.com .