Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say a Minuteman III test missile launched Wednesday morning.
The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command has awarded BAE Systems an $85 million, two-year contract extension to continue its support of the agency’s Future Warfare Center.
SM-6 program on track to reach initial operating capability in 2013
The United States’ insistence on pursuing a missile defense system in Europe is standing in the way of further cuts to Russia’s nuclear deterrent forces, Russia’s top general said on Thursday at an international security conference in Moscow.
The Pentagon on Monday appeared to play down North Korea’s six short-range missile launches over the past three days, describing tensions on the Korean peninsula as relatively low.
The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base on Wednesday, a month after the test flight was postponed because of tensions with North Korea.
Three decades after Ronald Reagan launched his “Star Wars” project, the costly missile defense program has become a pillar of US strategy despite lingering doubts about its technology.
Republican US lawmakers are taking steps to bar the United States from sharing classified missile defense technology information with Russia, draft legislation that was amended in the US Congress Wednesday shows.
A feisty US House Armed Services Committee Democrat put supporters of a controversial missile defense program on notice Wednesday, saying bluntly she plans to finally kill it.
A US House Armed Services subcommittee on Wednesday approved legislation that would allow the use of multiyear contracts for interceptor missiles, require an Air Force plan for buying a key rocket and press Moscow on supplying missile components to rogue states.