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Raytheon to Modify Israel-Developed Interceptor for US Army Defense Program

Raytheon will offer an Americanized version of an interceptor platform designed by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems that will be used to support a U.S. Army program that seeks to defend against a threat spectrum, Defense News reported Monday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Raytheon looks to locally produce and transform the Iron Dome platform’s …

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Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Mini-Missile Interceptor for Army

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a missile interceptor that works to defend against rocket, artillery and mortar threats at extended ranges. The Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor was designed to destroy RAM targets with the use of kinetic energy in body-to-body contact and works to prevent collateral damage, Lockheed said Tuesday. “Today’s global security environment demands agile, close-range solutions that protect …

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Raytheon Conducts Multiple Interceptor Test on Patriot With PDB-8 Update

Raytheon has put the updated Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system through a test to evaluate its detection and engagement functions against ballistic missile threats. The Patriot system with the Post-Deployment Build 8 update worked to detect and neutralize a ballistic missile target by firing PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement and GEM-T interceptors in succession, …

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