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IMDO and MDA Successfully Conduct the David’s Sling Weapon System Test Three (DST-3) Series of Tests Intercepting Targets while Meeting all Test Objectives

Apr. 1, 2015 - International Cooperation

Missile Defense Agency Receives Aviation Week Laureate Award

Mar. 18, 2015 - Administrative

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Tracking and Simulated Engagements of Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

Feb. 24, 2015 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Four MDA Mentor-Protégé Teams Win Nunn-Perry Award

Feb. 9, 2015 - Administrative

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of Von Braun IV Facility

Jan. 28, 2015 - Administrative

DoD: Second Missile Defense Radar Deployed to Japan

Dec 26, 2014 - International Cooperation

STATE DEPT: Romania and United States Perform Joint Mast "Stepping" Ceremony For Deveselu Missile Defense Site

Nov. 18, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

REMARKS: America's Commitment to Ballistic Missile Defense and the European Phased Adaptive Approach

Nov. 18, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

Nov. 6, 2014 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy Sailors aboard the USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in three successful near-simultaneous target engagements over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis Baseline (BL) 9.C1 (BMD 5.0 Capability Upgrade) Weapon System configured ship. One short-range ballistic missile target was intercepted by a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missile, while two low-flying cruise missile targets were engaged by Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IIIA guided missiles near-simultaneously.  

[Flight Test Photos]