The Navy successfully tracked a ballistic missile target on Jan. 31 using the AN/SPY-6(V)1 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) in Kauai, Hawaii, the final developmental flight test in the AMDR program. This test, named “Vigilant Nemesis,” involved a short-range ballistic missile target ...

The U.S. State Department approved a $2.15 billion Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for Japan to buy two Aegis Weapon Systems (AWSs) for Japan’s upcoming Aegis Ashore sites and related equipment. The sale covers the two AWSs, two multi-mission signal processors (MMSP), two command and control ...

Defense Department officials on Wednesday said their examination of the F-35 aircraft for missile defense uses is just the first of several options and that hypersonic defenses will not be limited to one phase of flight. Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), said ...