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India’s Reach in Maritime Domain Awareness: A Hit or Miss for Sri Lanka?
September 12, 2019

India’s Reach in Maritime Domain Awareness: A Hit or Miss for Sri Lanka?

By Natasha Fernando
Given fears of Indian hegemonic designs, Sri Lanka has been cautious in engaging India for assistance in maritime security.

US State Department Greenlights $3.3 Billion Missile Sale to Japan
September 12, 2019

US State Department Greenlights $3.3 Billion Missile Sale to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale of 73 U.S.-made supersonic ballistic missile interceptors to Japan.
Missile Defense Milestone: US Carries Out Successful ‘Salvo’ Interception of ICBM Target
March 26, 2019

Missile Defense Milestone: US Carries Out Successful ‘Salvo’ Interception of ICBM Target

By Ankit Panda
The test marks the second-ever successful U.S. missile defense test against an ICBM-class target.

US Navy Shoots Down Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test
December 12, 2018

US Navy Shoots Down Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted its second successful SM-3 BlockIIA intercept test in 2018.

US Navy Successfully Shoots Down Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test
October 27, 2018

US Navy Successfully Shoots Down Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully conducted a SM-3 Block IIA intercept test after two previous failed tests.

US Conducts First Successful THAAD-Patriot Communications Test
April 07, 2018

US Conducts First Successful THAAD-Patriot Communications Test

By Ankit Panda
The test is the first step toward greater interoperability between the two missile defense platforms.

US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
February 13, 2018

US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran

By Ankit Panda
This is the largest nominal budget request from the Missile Defense Agency ever.
US Ballistic Missile Intercept Test Fails for 2nd Time
February 02, 2018

US Ballistic Missile Intercept Test Fails for 2nd Time

By Franz-Stefan Gady
An Aegis Ashore-launched SM-3 Block IIA interceptor failed to hit its target during a ballistic missile defense test on January 31st.

US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
February 07, 2017

US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A U.S. Navy ship successfully destroyed a ballistic missile target with a new “hit-to-kill” interceptor.

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