Aerospace and Defense Channel

Raytheon EKV Succeeds in First Intercept of ICBM

A Raytheon Company upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system.


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NGC Demos HAMMR Multi-Mission AESA Radar During C-RAM Test

The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) to demonstrate its multi-mission capability at the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) test at the Yuma Proving Ground earlier this year. HAMMR is a multi-mission sensor that supports situational awareness, counter-fire operations, air defense, early warning and airspace management.


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US, Japanese Firms Collaborating on New Missile Defense Radars

Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan's shield against any North Korean missile strike, according to government and defense industry sources. Raytheon is allied with Mitsubishi Electric Corp on the project while Lockheed is working with Fujitsu Ltd.

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