The State Department has approved a $3.5 billion Patriot missile system deal with Turkey amid congressional concerns on Ankara’s potential purchase of Russia’s S-400 air defense system. The potential sale, announced Tuesday evening, would include 80 Patriot MIM-104E Guidance Enhanced and 60 ...

A Defense Department Inspector General (IG) report released Dec. 14 said officials are not consistently implementing security controls to protect ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) technical information. The IG found officials at unspecified agencies “did not consistently implement security ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Navy successfully intercepted an Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) target with an Aegis Ashore-launched Raytheon [RTN] Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA interceptor in the Pacific Ocean this week using an Aegis configuration being developed for ...