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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Project Office, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon serves with Habitat for Humanity in Huntsville

Air/missile defense team puts back into community

"...On April 26, several members, friends and family of the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Project Office partnered with their counterparts from Northrop Grumman and Raytheon to serve at the Habitat for Humanity in Huntsville...."

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Hawaii residents saw mysterious lights in the Tuesday night sky (video)

Lights confirmed as contrails from Kauai missile test

"...The mysterious lights that Hawaii residents saw in the Tuesday night sky was indeed the shifting contrails of the Aegis missile that was being tested on Kauai..."



Medium Extended Air Defense System Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe subsystem has received full certification

MEADS System certified for identifying friend or foe aircraft

"...The Multifunction Fire Control Radar is a 360-degree X-band, solid-state, phased array radar that provides precision tracking and wideband discrimination and classification capabilities. Both radars provide threat-detection capability against highly maneuverable, low-signature threats, including short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and other air-breathing threats...."

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

SM-3 IIA Builds

Raytheon Eyes Early SM-3 IIA Builds

"...The proposal will include the sale of 22 of the missiles, which are now being developed,..."

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Missile Defense is a good economic partner; Greely Missile-defense Base Could Launch Construction Boom

New Structure at Greely Missile-defense Base Could Launch Construction Boom

"...Work on an $80 million structure at Fort Greely’s missile-defense base is expected to begin by midsummer. But it’ll be mostly design work; military officials say major construction on the project probably won’t get going until next summer. ..."

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Possible first stage of a KN-08 road-mobile ICBM

North Korea testing engine for possible nuclear missile, say analysts

"...The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said images of the North's main rocket launch site suggested one "and maybe more" tests of what was probably the first stage of a KN-08 road-mobile ICBM...."

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