The U.S. Navy completed the biennial Pacific Dragon 2022 exercise off the coast of Hawaii this week, which included a Standard Missile (SM-3) intercept test. This multinational air and missile exercise featured naval forces from the U.S., Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea and U.S. Missile ...

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The director of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) recently noted that while the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) competition is proceeding well, the agency is limited in how much faster it can proceed and said the reviews of the bids will occur on different timelines, with the ...

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) plans for the Long Range Discrimination Radar to be operational and connected to the larger missile defense operational architecture within months, Brig. Gen. Joseph Letorti, director of operations at NORTHCOM, said Wednesday.  “We are ...

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Lockheed Martin [LMT] said on Aug. 8 it recently validated a prototype communications radio technology for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). The company said it demonstrated the communications system in its version of the NGI can operate through harsh and adversarial ...