Missile Defense https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/44211/more en Infographic: A Guided Tour Of Lockheed’s THAAD Interceptor Facility https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/infographic-guided-tour-lockheed-s-thaad-interceptor-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Pentagon Editor Lee Hudson joined the first tour of Lockheed Martin’s THAAD facility in Troy, Alabama.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/infographic-guided-tour-lockheed-s-thaad-interceptor-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/infographic-guided-tour-lockheed-s-thaad-interceptor-facility#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1965534 at https://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Competing Proposals Emerge As GBSD Faces Sole-source Award Decision https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/competing-proposals-emerge-gbsd-faces-sole-source-award-decision <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s withdrawal from the competition to replace the Minuteman III risks altering the U.S. nuclear triad.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/competing-proposals-emerge-gbsd-faces-sole-source-award-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/competing-proposals-emerge-gbsd-faces-sole-source-award-decision#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense North America Fri, 02 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1964728 at https://aviationweek.com Steve Trimble/AW&ST Clues Emerge In Search For Pentagon’s Classified Hypersonic Programs https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/clues-emerge-search-pentagon-s-classified-hypersonic-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Are “HACM” and “HCCW” the missing links in the U.S. hypersonic weapons portfolio?</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/clues-emerge-search-pentagon-s-classified-hypersonic-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/clues-emerge-search-pentagon-s-classified-hypersonic-programs#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense North America Fri, 26 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1964425 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Congress Seeks Answers About Redesigned Kill Vehicle https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/congress-seeks-answers-about-redesigned-kill-vehicle <div class="node-body article-body">After the test of its Ground-based Midcourse Defense System, components of the upgraded Redesigned Kill Vehicle may be slowing upgrades to new interceptors.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/congress-seeks-answers-about-redesigned-kill-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/congress-seeks-answers-about-redesigned-kill-vehicle#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Missile Defense AWST North America Thu, 25 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1964375 at https://aviationweek.com Raytheon Japan Admits Error In Using Google Earth To Reject Aegis Sites https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/japan-admits-error-using-google-earth-reject-aegis-sites <div class="node-body article-body">Officials used a ruler and protractor to assess terrain, not realizing their satellite pictures exaggerated height.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/japan-admits-error-using-google-earth-reject-aegis-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/missile-defense/japan-admits-error-using-google-earth-reject-aegis-sites#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Asia Pacific AWST Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1962106 at https://aviationweek.com Colin Throm/AW&ST DARPA Hints At Future Platform For Army’s Mobile Hypersonic Launcher https://aviationweek.com/defense/darpa-hints-future-platform-army-s-mobile-hypersonic-launcher <div class="node-body article-body">A new solicitation document identifies a possible platform for the U.S. Army’s mysterious ground-based launcher for hypersonic weapons. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/darpa-hints-future-platform-army-s-mobile-hypersonic-launcher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/darpa-hints-future-platform-army-s-mobile-hypersonic-launcher#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1952661 at https://aviationweek.com Cpl. Paul Peterson/U.S. Marine Corps Fast Five With USAF Space Programs Director Nina Armagno https://aviationweek.com/defense/fast-five-usaf-space-programs-director-nina-armagno <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force is renewing its focus on how to fight in space to compete with China and Russia.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/fast-five-usaf-space-programs-director-nina-armagno" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/fast-five-usaf-space-programs-director-nina-armagno#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Fast Five AWST North America photograph Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:55:00 +0000 1942071 at https://aviationweek.com Dave Grim/U.S. Air Force GLCM Component Fabrication Restarting Before INF Treaty Expires https://aviationweek.com/defense/glcm-component-fabrication-restarting-inf-treaty-expires <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Defense Department to begin making components for new ground-launched cruise missile systems once banned under terms of the now-suspended INF Treaty.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/glcm-component-fabrication-restarting-inf-treaty-expires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/glcm-component-fabrication-restarting-inf-treaty-expires#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Missile Defense AWST North America Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1938901 at https://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force U.S. To Revive GLCM Fabrication Before INF Treaty Withdrawal https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-revive-glcm-fabrication-inf-treaty-withdrawal <div class="node-body article-body">EXCLUSIVE: The U.S. Defense Department will begin fabricating components for new ground-launched cruise missile systems formerly banned under the terms of the now-suspended Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-revive-glcm-fabrication-inf-treaty-withdrawal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/us-revive-glcm-fabrication-inf-treaty-withdrawal#comments Missile Defense Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home Europe North America Fri, 08 Mar 2019 21:11:00 +0000 1932511 at https://aviationweek.com <p><span style="display: inline !important; float: none; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19.99px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px;">The BGM-109G GLCM on display in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force</span></p> U.S. Air Force Ignoring U.S. Sanctions, Russia Pushes Middle East Arms Sales https://aviationweek.com/defense/ignoring-us-sanctions-russia-pushes-middle-east-arms-sales <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. officials may decide to enforce the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act law inconsistently.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/ignoring-us-sanctions-russia-pushes-middle-east-arms-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/ignoring-us-sanctions-russia-pushes-middle-east-arms-sales#comments Missile Defense Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense Global Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1925661 at https://aviationweek.com Dimitriy Fomin/Wikimedia