Any Guam missile defense system would need the Navy’s SM-6 missile for its utility in hyperosnic missile defense, a Missile Defense Agency (MDA) official said last week. SM-6 is a “fantastic missile, just absolutely great missile” because it performs various missions like self-defense, area ...

The Poland Aegis Ashore site is expected to be operational by the end of 2022, the program executive for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said last week. Rear Adm. Tom Druggan said the Poland site is making progress but acknowledged it was a “bad news story in ...

In flight tests earlier this month, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) units worked with the Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) for the first time to intercept ballistic missiles, PAC-3 prime contractor Lockheed Martin [LMT] ...

Northrop Grumman said on Nov. 10 it recently finished the Critical Design Review (CDR) of the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) prototype for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). The CDR establishes the company’s technical approach to the new sensor coverage that aims to ...