The Japanese government decided to completely abandon plans to deploy two Aegis Ashore sites last week after suspending the plans earlier this month. Defense Minister Taro Kono said it is difficult to find alternative sites to the original deployment selections in Yamaguchi and Akita prefectures ...

The Senate Armed Services Committee’s draft of the FY ’21 defense authorization bill pushes the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to develop and produce an interim Ground-Based Interceptor (GBI) by 2026. “Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense, ...

The House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee FY ’21 defense authorization bill mark presses the Defense Department on why it made changes to Missile Defense Agency (MDA) programs and technologies in the latest budget request. The panel pushed for action on boost-phase missile ...