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2014-06-22 20:20:11

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a Missile Defense Agency test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) destroyed a complex, long-range ballistic missile target in space. It was the ninth intercept for the GMD program, which is designed to protect the U.S. against long-range ballistic missile attack by destroying incoming threats outside of the Earth's atmosphere. "This...

2014-06-22 20:20:07

- Test is 1st intercept using an enhanced version Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a complex test today over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and an industry team led by Boeing [NYSE: BA] intercepted and destroyed a target in flight using the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. This was a successful test using an enhanced version of the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV), a device attached to the...

2014-06-22 20:20:05

Target Supports Realistic Testing of Missile Defense System HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully flew an LV-2 intermediate-range ballistic missile target today for a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Lockheed Martin launched the unarmed missile target from a ground platform at the Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall Islands. Preliminary analysis shows...

2014-06-17 08:20:49

- Orders follow the initial $2.6M order announced in November 2013. MONTVALE, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MICT), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd, was awarded $3 million in cumulative follow-on orders for computer-based test, diagnosis and simulation systems to support the newest version of advanced missile defense systems. These orders follow the initial $2.6M order announced on November...

2014-06-09 08:21:55

Future scenario executed for annual forum participants during multiday event MCLEAN, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) have successfully completed multiple sessions of a missile defense wargame for the second annual Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Forum recently concluded at Fort Belvoir. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Wargames are often used to demonstrate future ballistic...

2014-06-04 23:04:19

Air and Missile Defense Radar Market report presents a complete market study of the global air and missile defense radar market over the next six years, (2014-2020). http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/air-and-missile-defense-radar-reports-4596590538.html (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Air and missile defense radars are used as an early-warning devices which can detect an approaching enemy’s aircraft or missiles from great distances. These radar systems help form a defensive position...

2014-05-28 23:09:56

Air and Missile Defense Radar Market research report covers the leading competitors in the global market. Apart from a general overview, the report provides detailed financial positions, key products, the unique selling points, and key developments of the leading companies in this market - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/air-missile-defense-radar-market-140105037.html. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 According to the new market research report "Air and Missile Defense Radar...

2014-05-21 08:20:45

KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency successfully completed the first live fire test of Aegis Ashore, where the new land-based system safely launched and controlled a missile against a simulated target. The test demonstrated Aegis Ashore's ability to provide proven missile defense capabilities against a ballistic missile threat. The test, known as Aegis Ashore Control Test Vehicle-01 (AA CTV-01) flight...

2014-05-21 08:20:42

Program on track for Romania deployment in 2015 PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 from the Aegis Ashore weapon system, which is designed to protect U.S. deployed and NATO forces in Europe from ballistic missile attack. The non-intercept scenario tested the safe launch and fly-out of an SM-3 Block IB against a simulated target; an intercept...

2014-05-21 04:20:13

The most protection for allied aircrews in combat. ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) subsystem has received full certification for operation by the United States Department of Defense International AIMS (Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System, Identification Friend or Foe, Mark XII/Mark XIIA, Systems) Program Office. The system is designed to ensure the safety of allied aircrews...


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