Tag Archives: Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense

Collins Aerospace Records Delivery Milestone for THAAD Thrust Vector Actuation System

Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, a company of Raytheon Technologies, has manufactured the 600th Thrust Vector Actuation (TVA) System for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system. The company said Thursday the TVA is an all-electric component that has guided all of THAAD's live fire intercept activities so far. The component has also demonstrated capabilities needed for future missile weapon systems. 

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Tim Cahill: Lockheed Eyes Ship-Launched Patriot Missile, New 6-Foot Rocket

Lockheed Martin wants to develop a new range of air and missile defense systems such as a ship-launched variant of the Patriot missile and a new six-foot-long rocket, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Tim Cahill, vice president of Lockheed’s air and missile defense business, said at the Space and Missile Defense symposium in Huntsville, Alabama that the …

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Orbital ATK Demos Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Target As Part of MDA's THAAD Flight Test Program

Orbital ATK has demonstrated its air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile target in support of the test flight program for the Missile Defense Agency's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. The Orbital ATK-built IRBM target simulated a ballistic missile threat after being launched from a C-17 aircraft and transported by parachutes prior to …

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