US Presses Russia, China On ASAT Tests; Space Control Spending Triples

Breaking Defense

COLORADO SPRINGS: The United States has tripled its spending on offensive space control and “active defense” weaponry since 2013 in the last two years. It plans to spend “a majority” of  $150-plus million pool of funding on them over the next five years, part […]

Lockheed Martin Not Studying AAW for Aegis Ashore for MDA


Lockheed Martin is not currently studying adding an anti-air warfare (AAW) capability to the Navy’s two Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense (BMD) installations in Romania and Poland for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the company said on Thursday correcting comments […]

U.S. in discussions about potential THAAD deployment to S. Korea: Pacific commander

Yonhap News Agency

WASHINGTON, April 16 (Yonhap) — The United States is in discussions about a potential deployment of the THAAD missile defense system to South Korea to counter North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, the U.S. Pacific commander said Thursday. Adm. Samuel […]