Tag Archives: USS John Paul Jones

Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed’s Aegis Combat System

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System  installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. Lockheed said Wednesday its Aegis platform helped the SM-6 missile detect, track and intercept a ballistic missile target in flight during the Flight …

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Lockheed Martin, MDA & Navy Test Latest Version of Aegis Weapons System

A team that includes the Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have conducted the first shipboard demonstration of the latest version of a Lockheed-produced  ballistic missile defense system. Lockheed said Monday the Aegis Baseline 9.C2 (BMD 5.1) combat system underwent the developmental test onboard the USS John Paul Jones and worked to detect, track …

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Raytheon’s SM-3 Block IIA Missile Accomplishes Initial Intercept Flight Test

A Raytheon defensive missile has completed the first U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency flight test that sought to evaluate its capacity to intercept ballistic missile threats. Raytheon said Saturday the USS John Paul Jones guided missile destroyer launched the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA during the test to intercept a land-launched target. The demonstration sought to evaluate …

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MDA Tests Lockheed Aegis Combat System Baseline 9.C1 on Navy Destroyer Ship

The Missile Defense Agency has collaborated with the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Pacific Command to demonstrate the target detection features of a Lockheed Martin-built Aegis weapon system installed on the USS John Paul Jones guided-missile destroyer. MDA said Tuesday the Aegis Baseline 9.C1 Weapon System worked to detect and track a medium-range ballistic missile target …

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MDA Tests Aegis BMD System, Assets Against 2 Ballistic Missile Targets

The Missile Defense Agency has performed an operational flight test of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system and related assets in an effort to evaluate BMDS’ capability to detect and intercept ballistic missile threats. MDA said Sunday the test’s assets included Lockheed Martin-built Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon platforms, two Raytheon-made AN/TPY-2 …

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MDA Tests Missile Intercept Functions of SM-3, Aegis BMD System

The Missile Defense Agency has worked with U.S. Pacific Command and the U.S. Navy to conduct four tests on the interception functions of the Lockheed Martin-developed Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system and Raytheon missiles. MDA said Monday the Multi-Mission Warfare flight test events featured the Aegis Baseline 9.C1 weapon system configuration and the Standard Missile-6 Dual …

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