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Software-upgraded SM-6 missile intercepts medium range ballistic missile in latest MDA...

US Aegis destroyer intercepts medium range ballistic missile with new SM-6 SWUP missile
GPI hypersonic interceptor design

MDA goes with Northrop, Raytheon for hypersonic missile interceptor program

The Missile Defense Agency's Glide Phase Interceptor will launch from AEGIS destroyers and intercept hypersonic missiles in the glide phase of flight.

MDA retires its first ballistic missile tracker satellites after 12 years

The STSS satellites were the US Missile Defense Agency's first attempt at exploring new ways to track threat missiles.
Arrow 3 missile interceptor test

Israel, US Missile Defense Agency complete Arrow 3 interceptor flight trial

Israel's Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and its US counterpart, the US Missile Defense Agency, say they have completed a successful flight test...
LRDR in Alaska

US Missile Defense Agency fields Long Range Discrimination Radar in Alaska

Once fully operational, LRDR will provide unparalleled ability to simultaneously search and track all classes of ballistic missiles.
hypersonic missile defense concept

MDA envisions hypersonic missile defense strategy in detailed concept video

As the threat of hypersonic missile technology continues to proliferate, the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is looking at new concepts to...

US Navy SM-6 missile fails to intercept ballistic missile target in...

A BMD-configured Aegis destroyer failed to intercept a ballistic missile target with two Standard Missile-6 Dual II (BMD-initialized) missiles.

US picks Lockheed, NG for Next Generation Interceptor program

The US Department of Defense has awarded Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin contracts for work on the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) program,...
Minuteman III test launch

L3Harris to build prototype satellite for tracking of hypersonic missiles

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded L3Harris Technologies a $121.6 million contract to develop and deliver a prototype satellite capable of...

US Army, MDA succeed in repeated THAAD-Patriot test

The US Army and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have successfully tested the Patriot and Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon systems...

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