Latest Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site Stories

2011-04-15 13:46:07

The U.S. military said that it shot down an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Friday using an antimissile shield. The Pentagon said the test of Lockheed Martin Corp. and Raytheon Co. hardware showed it is on track to wrap up this year the first phase of a layered, multibillion-dollar antimissile defense in Europe. "Initial indications are that all components performed as designed," said the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in a statement It may also be used to defend against...

2009-01-21 06:00:00

Projects Valued at Nearly $70.7 Million Lay Groundwork for Converged Communications BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business is bringing the benefits of converged Internet protocol communications to five U.S. Army sites by upgrading their communications infrastructure. The estimated value of the projects is about $70.7 million. Through task orders awarded under the Installation, Information, Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract on behalf of the Project Manager...

2008-06-26 09:01:10

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) successfully conducted a full launch dress rehearsal and hold down firing of the Falcon 1 Flight 3 vehicle on June 25, 2008 (Marshall Island Time) on Omelek Island, SpaceX's launch site at the Kwajalein Atoll. This test is the final step before launch of the Falcon 1 rocket. This marks the first launch pad firing of SpaceX's new Merlin 1C regeneratively cooled engine, which operated at full power with only the hold-down system restraining the...

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