missile defense

MDA’s role in upcoming homeland cruise missile defense demo now unclear


The Missile Defense Agency was recently passed over as the lead organization for developing new capabilities to defend the homeland against enemy cruise missiles.

MDA director unsure if new hypersonic missile interceptor can be fielded before 2030


The head of the Missile Defense Agency said he isn’t ready to commit to a timeline for delivering a new glide phase interceptor.

Pentagon’s Hicks wants more focus on cyber, EW capabilities for missile defense


The Pentagon needs to evolve in its approach to air and missile defense, according Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks.

Air Force, Army remain divided over modernization investments


The ongoing disagreement was on display this week as military leaders spoke about Indo-Pacific threats.

Northrop Grumman demonstrates two successful flight tests for Integrated Battle Command System


Northrop successfully intercepted advanced missile targets as part of initial operational test and evaluation.

Space Development Agency about to issue solicitation for new missile tracking satellites


The vehicles are expected to be operational by the end of 2025.