U.S. Navy Vice Adm. James Syring, the head of the Missile Defense Agency, said Jan. 19 that a new kill vehicle will fly in 2018 and face an intercept test in 2019. Credit: CSIS
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Lockheed Martin Long Range Discrimination Radar. Credit: Lockheed Martin artist's concept
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Vice Adm. James D. Syring, Director, Missile Defense Agency
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. James Syring. Credit: SMD Symposium
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has said the follow-on program to its missile tracking Space Tracking and Surveillance System (above) is likely to be one part for a multi-mission Defense Department satellite.  Credit: MDA.
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A new missile interceptor co-developed by the United States and Japan launches from a Navy range June 6 as part of its first flight. Credit: Missile Defense Agency.
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has said the follow-on program to its missile tracking Space Tracking and Surveillance System (above) is likely to be one part for a multi-mission Defense Department satellite.  Credit: MDA.
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The International Space Station's robotic Canadarm2 shown moving the HTV-3 Exposed Pallet for installation on JAXA's HTV cargo vehicle. Credit: NASA

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