Terma’s BMD-Flex has participated in a successful “live fire” test by the U.S. Missile Defence Agency (MDA) from the U.S. Navy’s Space and Air Warfare Systems Center (SSC) collocated with headquarters of the U.S. third fleet in San Diego.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced his government plans to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on weapons modernization by 2020. In his address to parliament earlier this year, Putin said Russia must be strong enough to fend off any threats from abroad, so missile production will double starting in 2013. Analysts in Moscow say this ambitious plan is intended mainly to preserve the government’s domestic and regional influence.
City of Boulder Recognizes Northrop Grumman for Contributions to National Security and the CommunityJuly 7, 2011
The City of Boulder issued a proclamation recognizing Northrop Grumman Corporation for its continuing contributions to national security and to the Colorado economy as a provider of leading-edge defense technology.
The chief designer of Russian missiles has accused the Russian Defense Ministry of failing to sign weapons contracts on time.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on July 6 raised the idea of joint NATO-Russia centers for cooperation on territorial missile defense.
STSS Demonstration Satellites, Built by Northrop Grumman, Show New ‘Remote Cueing’ Capabilities During Aegis TestJuly 7, 2011
The Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) demonstration satellites, built and operated by Northrop Grumman Corporation, contributed to a successful sea-based missile defense test April 15 by acquiring, after being cued remotely, a target missile during the midcourse phase of its flight.