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Aegis Testing
« on: 01/29/2016 08:05 PM »
New US Ballistic Missile Defense System Tested Successfully (Aegis Ashore)

Published on Dec 12, 2015
Aegis Ashore FTO-02 E1a Flight Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Operational Test Agency, in conjunction with U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. European Command, and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, successfully conducted the first intercept flight test of a land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) weapon system and Standard Missile (SM)-3 Block IB Threat Upgrade guided missile, launched from the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Kauai, Hawaii.

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #1 on: 01/29/2016 08:08 PM »
Aegis Ashore Flight Test Event Fierce Sentry (FTO-02 E1) Quicklook

Published on Jan 29, 2016
The first successful test of the Aegis Ashore system. The Aegis Ashore system successfully engaged and intercepted a medium range ballistic missile (MRBM) with an SM-3 Blk IB missile.

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #2 on: 01/31/2016 11:30 PM »
I always love seeing that last frame of the feed from the kill vehicle. :D
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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #3 on: 02/18/2016 09:54 PM »
Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense 2015 Year in Review

Published on Feb 18, 2016
This overview highlights the testing and achievements of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program for the year 2015.

Approved for Public Release, 16-MDA-8570 (11 Feb 2016)

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #4 on: 02/19/2016 07:38 AM »
Anybody recognise what this target missile is?
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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #5 on: 02/19/2016 05:16 PM »
Anybody recognise what this target missile is?
Lance?

http://postwarv2.com/lance/photos.html

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« Last Edit: 02/19/2016 05:21 PM by edkyle99 »

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #6 on: 02/20/2016 05:59 AM »
I thought it looked familiar. Interestingly, they found some Lance missiles at Redstone Arsenal last year.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a17917/lost-and-found-lance-missiles/
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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #7 on: 03/15/2016 08:23 PM »
Aegis BMD Pacific Wildcat/Stellar Wyvern (FTX-20/FTM-25) Documentary

Published on Mar 15, 2016
Documentary on the successful completion of the Autumn Events 2014 Campaign which included a tracking exercise of a MRBM target in FTX-20, and a successful intercepts of a SRBM and two AAW threats.

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #8 on: 04/21/2016 08:41 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Eagle (FM-2) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
B-Roll footage of the first successful intercept of a short range ballistic missile target by an SM-3 missile and the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=43uN-4wup4k


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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #9 on: 04/21/2016 08:44 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Impact (FM-3) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
Second successful intercept of a short range ballistic missile target by an SM-3 missile and the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=7C1tlYiPFU0

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #10 on: 04/21/2016 08:46 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Viper (FM-4) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First intercept of a short range ballistic missile in the ascent phase by an SM-3 missile and the ALI 2.1 Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=1xS4OsJ9fbc

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #11 on: 04/21/2016 08:50 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Defender (FM-6) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First lethal intercept of a short range ballistic missile target by an SM-3 missile and the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pzHNMg88j7Q

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #12 on: 04/21/2016 08:52 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Dragon (FTM-7) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First successful intercept of a short range ballistic missile using the Aegis BMD 3.0 system and a SM-3 Blk I missile. Test is also the first time the crew did not receive notice of target launch.

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=4yeWd_ph2Ow

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #13 on: 04/21/2016 08:54 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Valkyrie (FTM-8) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First successful intercept of a separating, medium range target by the Aegis BMD 3.0 system and an SM-3 Blk I missile.

Approved for public release, 05-MDA-1244

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=7uJ2M5GpFLo

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #14 on: 04/21/2016 09:03 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Taka (JFTM-4) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
Third successful intercept of a separating, medium range ballistic missile by a Japanese ship using the SM-3 Blk IA missile.

Approved for public release, 10-MDA-5854

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=7qx38azRS_k

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #15 on: 04/21/2016 09:04 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Gryphon (FTM-13) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First dual engagement and intercepts of a Raid 2, short range ballistic missiles using the Aegis BMD 3.6 system and two SM-3 Blk IA missiles.

Approved for public release, 07-MDA-2938

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=aBQLf416LY0

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #16 on: 04/21/2016 09:06 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Scorpion (FTM-14) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First dual salvo sea-based terminal intercept of a short range ballistic missile using Aegis BMD 3.6.1 and SM-2 Blk IV missiles.

Approved for public release, 08-MDA-3553

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=0P8OhY1FmPQ

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« Reply #17 on: 04/21/2016 09:07 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Charon (FTM-15) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
First intercept of an intermediate range ballistic missile target using Aegis BMD 3.6.1 system, SM-3 Blk IB missile and launch on remote sensors.

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=qhDn2WvNh4k

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #18 on: 04/21/2016 09:08 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Minotaur (FTM-18) B-Roll

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Published on Apr 21, 2016
Successful intercept of a separating, medium range ballistic missile target using the Aegis BMD 4.0.1 system and an SM-3 Blk IB missile.

Approved for public release, 12-MDA-6907

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=polkQxfko78


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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #19 on: 04/21/2016 09:10 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Hecate (FTM-19) B-Roll

Published on Apr 21, 2016
First intercept of a Group C target with the Aegis BMD 4.0.2 system and an SM-3 Blk IB missile.

Approved for public release, 13-MDA-7275

YouTube Video Location: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=3aGr1NN0z5E

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #20 on: 06/02/2016 10:22 AM »
Aegis BMD System Completes Successful Tracking of Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target

May 17, 2016 - Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense

Article: http://www.mda.mil/news/16news0003.html

Video: http://www.mda.mil/video/2016-aegis-ftx-21.mp4

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #21 on: 06/02/2016 10:24 AM »
MDA Demonstrates Performance of SM-3 Block IB in Successful Flight Tests

May 26, 2016

Article: http://www.mda.mil/news/16news0004.html

Video: http://www.mda.mil/video/2016-aegis-sm-ctv-01a-02.mp4
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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #22 on: 06/03/2016 04:52 AM »
Here are the videos on YouTube.



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« Reply #23 on: 06/13/2016 08:44 PM »
Aegis BMD Stellar Fireshield (CTV-01a) B-Roll

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Published on Jun 13, 2016
Approved for Public Release (16-MDA-8679)

The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy sailors aboard USS Hopper (DDG 70) successfully conducted two developmental flight tests of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB Threat Upgrade guided missile on May 25 and 26 off the west coast of Hawaii.

The flight tests, designated Controlled Test Vehicle (CTV)-01a and CTV-02, demonstrated the successful performance of design modifications to the SM-3 third-stage rocket motor (TSRM) nozzle. The results of these flight tests will support a future SM-3 Block IB production authorization request.

"Based on the early data, the missiles performed as designed and validated the design modifications we made to further improve the reliability of the SM-3 Block IB," said MDA Director Vice Adm. Jim Syring. "I was very proud of the government and industry team in their performance this week and am appreciative of the support provided by USS Hopper and her great crew."

During each test, Hopper's Aegis Weapon System was prompted to generate a fire control solution and launch an SM-3 against a simulated target. No intercept was planned, and no live target missile was launched. The MDA and the U.S. Navy cooperatively manage the Aegis BMD program.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1DWxcd2Q28?t=1s

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #24 on: 08/15/2016 07:02 PM »
Title: Lockheed Martin to Bring Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense to Latest U.S., Korea and Japan Destroyers
Date(s): 15-Aug-2016 1:38 PM

$490 million contract paves way for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense on new U.S. Navy destroyer, two Japanese Atago-class destroyers and three South Korea KDX-III destroyers

MOORESTOWN, N.J., Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Aegis fleet will expand in the U.S., Japan and the Republic of Korea under a $490 million deal with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to bring integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities to new destroyers.
The ships will be equipped with Aegis Baseline 9, the latest evolution of the combat system, capable of IAMD. The Aegis system includes Lockheed Martin's SPY-1 radar, the Navy's most advanced multi-function radar system. When paired with the MK 41 Vertical Launching System, it is capable of delivering missiles for every mission and threat environment in naval warfare.

"Lockheed Martin has a proud record of working hand-in-hand with the U.S. Navy, Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces and the Republic of Korea Navy," said Jim Sheridan, director of Lockheed Martin Aegis U.S. Navy programs. "We will continue the Lockheed Martin tradition of providing Aegis on-time and on-budget so these destroyers are prepared to meet the evolving demands of securing the U.S. homeland and its allies."

This contract comes on the heels of a successful joint-missile defense exercise in June in which Aegis destroyers from the three nations shared data while detecting and tracking a simulated missile threat.

Under this new production hardware contract, Lockheed Martin will expand the Aegis fleet in the U.S. Navy and in:

Japan: The seventh and eighth Aegis ships will join Japan's fleet. Aegis provides four of Japan's Kongo-class destroyers and two Atago-class destroyers with advanced sea, air and undersea threat detection capabilities. The Self Defense Forces of Japan joined the Aegis family in 1993.
           
Republic of Korea (RoK): Aegis will join the next three KDX-III Sejong the Great Class destroyers, a multi-purpose destroyer with air and land defense and anti-submarine capabilities. Aegis is aboard three KDX-III destroyers: RoK Sejong the Great, RoK Yulgok Yi I and RoK Seoae Ryu Sungryong, which are the largest surface warfare ships to carry Aegis.
The Republic of Korea joined the international Aegis fleet in 2008, when the navy commissioned the first ship of the class, Sejong the Great.

As the Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent, Lockheed Martin continues to develop new Aegis capabilities and find innovative ways to deploy them across the more than 100 ships in the U.S. and international Aegis Fleets. This innovation is possible in part due to the open architecture of the Aegis Combat System and the Common Source Library, which allows engineers to integrate new systems and capabilities across baselines, as well as affordably distribute the upgrades throughout the fleet in a "build once, use many times" design philosophy.

With more than 40 years of significant investment by the U.S. Navy and its allies, the Aegis Combat System is used globally by six navies. In addition to the U.S., Japan, and the Republic of Korea, Aegis is the maritime weapon system of choice for Australia, Norway and Spain.

For additional information, visit our website: www.lockheedmartin.com/us/products/aegis.html

About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lockheed-martin-to-bring-aegis-ballistic-missile-defense-to-latest-us-korea-and-japan-destroyers-300313497.html

SOURCE Lockheed Martin

Melissa Chadwick, +1 202-740-5997, melissa.a.chadwick@lmco.com

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #25 on: 02/07/2017 02:06 AM »
U.S., Japan Successfully Conduct First SM-3 Block IIA Intercept Test

https://www.mda.mil/news/17news0002.html

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Re: Aegis Testing
« Reply #27 on: 09/07/2017 05:16 AM »
Another test on 29 August.

https://www.mda.mil/news/17news0009.html

"This test, designated Flight Test Standard Missile-27 Event 2 (FTM-27 E2), marks the second time that an SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target."

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