The Defense Department on Wednesday said it was canceling the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) program, effective Aug. 22, due to technical design problems that are too hard or costly to fix. The Pentagon said it will instead start a competition for a new next-generation interceptor with a new kill ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) looking for sources capable of performing Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon systems advanced capability development, according to a FedBizOpps solicitation posted this week. The agency said this is for the ...

Bahrain signed a letter of offer and acceptance with the U.S. to buy the Raytheon [RTN] Patriot air and missile defense system in a Foreign Military Sale (FMS), the company said Tuesday. This milestone will allow the U.S. government to start contract negotiations with Raytheon for production of the ...

TROY, Ala. – Reporters last week got the first ever glimpse inside the facility that builds and assembles the Lockheed Martin [LMT]  Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptors while the campus is adding new buildings and capability. The company has built over 450 THAAD interceptors ...

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Defense Department’s top research and engineering official told reporters Wednesday the department is working on a new approach for the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) but was unwilling to provide details. Michael Griffin, the Pentagon’s under secretary of defense for ...