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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
This is the largest nominal budget request from the Missile Defense Agency ever.
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
February 07, 2018
Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
A dubious Russian assumption is behind Moscow's opposition to the missile defense system.
Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
US Ballistic Missile Intercept Test Fails for 2nd Time
February 02, 2018
US Ballistic Missile Intercept Test Fails for 2nd Time
An Aegis Ashore-launched SM-3 Block IIA interceptor failed to hit its target during a ballistic missile defense test on January 31st.
US Ballistic Missile Intercept Test Fails for 2nd Time
US to Sell Anti-Ballistic Missiles to Japan
January 18, 2018
US to Sell Anti-Ballistic Missiles to Japan
The U.S. State Department approved a possible sale of U.S.-made supersonic ballistic missile interceptors to Japan.
US to Sell Anti-Ballistic Missiles to Japan
Japan’s Shinzo Abe Approves Ballistic Missile Defense Expansion
December 20, 2017
Japan’s Shinzo Abe Approves Ballistic Missile Defense Expansion
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet approved the procurement of two Aegis Ashore batteries.
Japan’s Shinzo Abe Approves Ballistic Missile Defense Expansion
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
December 18, 2017
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
Accidents involving two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in 2017 will have serious consequences.
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
November 06, 2017
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
There are a number of good reasons why Japan has decided it won't shoot down North Korean launches over its territory.
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
Japan Mulls Deployment of New Supersonic Interceptors to Counter Chinese Cruise Missiles
October 24, 2017
Japan Mulls Deployment of New Supersonic Interceptors to Counter Chinese Cruise Missiles
Tokyo is considering the deployment of SM-6 interceptors at its proposed ground-based Aegis Ashore installations.
Japan Mulls Deployment of New Supersonic Interceptors to Counter Chinese Cruise Missiles
Missile Defense Blues: SM-3 Block IIA Fails Second Intercept Test
June 23, 2017
Missile Defense Blues: SM-3 Block IIA Fails Second Intercept Test
The SM-3 Block IIA saw its first successful intercept in February 2017.
Missile Defense Blues: SM-3 Block IIA Fails Second Intercept Test
US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
February 07, 2017
US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
A U.S. Navy ship successfully destroyed a ballistic missile target with a new “hit-to-kill” interceptor.
US, Japan Successfully Test New Ballistic Missile Killer
U.S. Approves $1.5 Billion Ballistic Missile Defense Deal With Japan
August 10, 2015
U.S. Approves $1.5 Billion Ballistic Missile Defense Deal With Japan
The weapon deal aims to enhance Tokyo's capabilities to defend against a ballistic missile attack.
U.S. Approves $1.5 Billion Ballistic Missile Defense Deal With Japan
US and Japan Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Killer
June 11, 2015
US and Japan Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Killer
The new next-generation Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) is scheduled to be deployed at sea and ashore by 2018.
US and Japan Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Killer
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