MDA awards Raytheon $523 million contract for SM-3 variant
New SM-3 variant faces two intercept tests this year
SM-3 Interceptor Misses Mark in Complex Test
U.S.-Japan Interceptor Makes its First Flight
MDA Launches Three Targets in Aegis Test
SM-3 Block 2A Flight Tests Slated To Begin This Year

Redesigned Kill Vehicle Will Have Roots in Standard Missile-3 Block 2B Interceptor

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The MDA is revisiting concepts from a long-range interceptor program shuttered by the White House in 2013 as it weighs how to proceed with one of its top priorities, a redesigned kill vehicle.

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Raytheon’s New Plant Set To Produce First SM-3 Block 2A Interceptor by Year’s End
Raytheon Nabs Another SM-3 Production Award
Raytheon Gets Contract for SM-3 Block 1B Interceptors
Military Quarterly | SM-3 Block 2A Passes Critical Design Review, Set for Flight Testing in 2015

VIDEO | Oct. 4 2013 SM-3 Intercept

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SES on Oct. 8 said its SES-8 telecommunications satellite had arrived in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to prepare for a November launch aboard the new SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket.

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Successful Intercept Seen as ‘Final Exam’ for SM-3 Block 1B
Missile Defense | SM-3 Test Data May Hold Clues to ‘Shoot-look-shoot’ Capability
SM-3 Block 1B is Successful in 4th Straight Intercept Test
Raytheon To Order Parts for 29 SM-3 Block 1B Interceptors

VIDEO | May 15 SM-3 Intercept Test

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Boeing-built ViaSat-2 will employ a design that has never been seen before.

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Successful SM-3 Test To Inform Production Decision

$62M Added to Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 Contract

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The contract change allows Raytheon to perform engineering support for the SM-3 Block 1B.

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Editorial | Rethink the SM-3 Block 2B

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The GAO casts doubt on using the missile interceptor in Poland and Romania.

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