Missile Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/44211/more en New MiG-31 Interceptor Roles May Include Fighting Sats http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/new-mig-31-interceptor-roles-may-include-fighting-sats <div class="field-byline"> Piotr Butowski </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MiG-31 interceptor has taken on new tasks as the Kinzhal ground-strike system and as an aerospace missile system that can deliver small satellites to orbit or fight enemy satellites.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/new-mig-31-interceptor-roles-may-include-fighting-sats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/new-mig-31-interceptor-roles-may-include-fighting-sats#comments Missile Defense Defense Space Defense Defense Top Stories AWST Europe Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:25:00 +0000 1858271 at http://aviationweek.com Ship Sash IDF Building Ground-To-Ground Missile Unit http://aviationweek.com/defense/idf-building-ground-ground-missile-unit <div class="node-body article-body">The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have begun building a new ground-to-ground missile unit to protect Israeli civilians from rocket and artillery attacks. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/idf-building-ground-ground-missile-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/idf-building-ground-ground-missile-unit#comments Missile Defense Defense Defense Top Stories Programs AWIN Middle East Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:04:00 +0000 1843001 at http://aviationweek.com Accular: Ronite Pentagon Shifts Focus From Ballistic Missile Defense http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/pentagon-shifts-focus-ballistic-missile-defense <div class="node-body article-body">MDA has even gone as far as to remove the word ballistic from its mission statement to emphasize a broader missile threat spectrum.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/pentagon-shifts-focus-ballistic-missile-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/pentagon-shifts-focus-ballistic-missile-defense#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Missile Defense AWST North America Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1842081 at http://aviationweek.com Seaman Andrew Schneider/U.S. Navy Japan Chooses Lockheed Martin Radar For Missile Defense http://aviationweek.com/air-dominance/japan-chooses-lockheed-martin-radar-missile-defense <div class="node-body article-body">The LRDR scored higher than the SPY-6 in detection, multitarget handling and continuous operation, Japan says.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/air-dominance/japan-chooses-lockheed-martin-radar-missile-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/air-dominance/japan-chooses-lockheed-martin-radar-missile-defense#comments Air Dominance Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST North America Mon, 06 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1834211 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Countering Next-Generation Space And Missile Threats http://aviationweek.com/defense/countering-next-generation-space-and-missile-threats <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. is looking to overhaul its constellation of missile-warning satellites and seeking sensors that can track emerging threats.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/countering-next-generation-space-and-missile-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/countering-next-generation-space-and-missile-threats#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space AW.com Missile Defense North America Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:55:00 +0000 1830451 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin 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 Missile Defense Aerospace 2018 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