Missile Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/44211/more en Lockheed Ship-Killer Could Show Path To Hypersonic Missiles http://aviationweek.com/defense/lockheed-ship-killer-could-show-path-hypersonic-missiles <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed Martin’s Lrasm has conducted its sixth consecutive successful test flight as the Darpa-developed weapon heads toward initial operational capability.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/lockheed-ship-killer-could-show-path-hypersonic-missiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/lockheed-ship-killer-could-show-path-hypersonic-missiles#comments Missile Defense Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN North America Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:30:00 +0000 1768031 at http://aviationweek.com Artist's concept of Lrasm: Lockheed: Martin Russia’s Doomsday Torpedo Is A ‘Third Strike’ Weapon http://aviationweek.com/defense/russia-s-doomsday-torpedo-third-strike-weapon <div class="node-body article-body">Described by the Defense Department as a “new intercontinental, nuclear-armed, undersea autonomous torpedo,” the weapon's development was first revealed in 2015 when a diagram of an ocean-going vessel leaked to the press.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/russia-s-doomsday-torpedo-third-strike-weapon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Missile Defense Defense Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home AWIN Europe North America Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:09:00 +0000 1741851 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The existence of Russia&rsquo;s Status-6 UUV, an intercontinental-range nuclear torpedo, was first revealed by a Channel One news report in 2015.</p> Channel One Does Turkish S-400 Deal Hint At New Pact With Moscow? http://aviationweek.com/defense/does-turkish-s-400-deal-hint-new-pact-moscow <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Turkey signed an agreement last month to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system, but Ankara is continuing joint European studies on air defense.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/does-turkish-s-400-deal-hint-new-pact-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Middle East Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1732621 at http://aviationweek.com Sergey Malgavko/Sputnik U.S. Responds To Multiple New Global Challenges http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/us-responds-multiple-new-global-challenges <div class="field-deck"> U.S. defense spending grows to meet North Korean missile threat </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the North Korean missile threat to Russian murky cyber campaigns and Chinese technical prowess, the Pentagon aims to adapt while retaining its advantages.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/us-responds-multiple-new-global-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/us-responds-multiple-new-global-challenges#comments Aerospace 2018 Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense A&D Defense Profiles North America Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1729161 at http://aviationweek.com Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Missile Defense Agency How Fast Can U.S. Air Force Improve Space-based Missile Warning? http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/how-fast-can-us-air-force-improve-space-based-missile-warning <div class="field-deck"> General wants new missile-warning satellites well before 2029 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After years of study, the service may be on a path to build new satellites by 2029, but the commander of U.S. Strategic Command says that is too slow.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/how-fast-can-us-air-force-improve-space-based-missile-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/how-fast-can-us-air-force-improve-space-based-missile-warning#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Military Space AWST North America Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:10:00 +0000 1724261 at http://aviationweek.com Lockmart F-35s Could Shoot Down North Korean Missiles http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35s-could-shoot-down-north-korean-missiles <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Defense Department could conduct “kinetic” intercepts of North Korean or Iranian missiles with the F-35.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35s-could-shoot-down-north-korean-missiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/f-35s-could-shoot-down-north-korean-missiles#comments Missile Defense Defense Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy Top Story - Home Asia Pacific AWIN Middle East North America Mon, 04 Dec 2017 22:56:00 +0000 1721781 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Most of North Korea&#39;s missile sites are within range of Lockheed Martin F-35s that are equipped with the Raytheon AIM-120 Amraam: U.S. Air Force</p> Missile-Toting Velvet Wasp Drone Purpose-Designed For Combat http://aviationweek.com/technology/missile-toting-velvet-wasp-drone-purpose-designed-combat <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Velvet Wasp is an armed drone designed by the UK’s SteelRock to enable soldiers to provide their own close air support.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/missile-toting-velvet-wasp-drone-purpose-designed-combat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/missile-toting-velvet-wasp-drone-purpose-designed-combat#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Technology AWST Europe Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1718161 at http://aviationweek.com SteelRock Anatomy Of U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Key Systems http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/anatomy-us-missile-defense-agency-s-key-systems <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Ground-Based Interceptor is the central flight component of the Boeing Ground-based Midcourse Defense system and is topped by the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/anatomy-us-missile-defense-agency-s-key-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/anatomy-us-missile-defense-agency-s-key-systems#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Missile Defense AWST North America Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1698881 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Kill Vehicle Production Gap Looms http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/us-kill-vehicle-production-gap-looms <div class="field-deck"> Can Congress stop missile defense kill-vehicle production from flatlining? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon’s Space Factory is winding down production of the EKV as engineers begin developing the next kill vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/us-kill-vehicle-production-gap-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/us-kill-vehicle-production-gap-looms#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Defense Missile Defense AWST North America Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:55:00 +0000 1698091 at http://aviationweek.com Raytheon Raytheon To Flight Test DeepStrike Missile In 2019 http://aviationweek.com/defense/raytheon-flight-test-deepstrike-missile-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon Missile Systems has presented its offering for the U.S. Army’s Long-Range Precision Fires program, a precision-guided missile aptly named DeepStrike.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/raytheon-flight-test-deepstrike-missile-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/raytheon-flight-test-deepstrike-missile-2019#comments Missile Defense Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:49:00 +0000 1698061 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Raytheon is developing the DeepStrike missile for the U.S. Army&#39;s Long-Range Precision Fires program: James Drew, Aviation Week</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>