Tag Archives: THAAD

Kodiak Pacific Spaceport Complex Participates in Missile Defense Test

Screen cap of THAAD operations on Kodiak. Video by Video by Leah Garton / Missile Defense Agency Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak Island’s rocket launch facility was one of the players in a missile defense test this week. The Alaska Aerospace Corporation is in a multi-year agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency for a maximum of $80.4 million, ... Read More »

Alaska Aerospace Corporation in Negotiations to Support Israel Missile Defense Organization

Mobile operations center in New Zealand. Photo courtesy of AAC Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak Island’s rocket launch facility has been busy since its ribbon cutting last August. The re-opening came two years after a launch failure damaged buildings on the complex. Alaska Aerospace Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Craig Campbell describes how, since then, AAC has signed on with both ... Read More »

Missile Agency Seeks Comments on Environmental Impacts

Kodiak residents could see military missiles launch from Narrow Cape at an unprecedented rate, starting as early as late summer, according to an article published Wednesday (Jan. 25) in the trade publication “Inside Defense.” Kodiak Island has not seen a missile launch attempt since an Army rocket exploded on liftoff in 2014. On January 13 the Missile Defense Agency published ... Read More »

Alaska Aerospace Gets MDA Funding for Interceptor Tests from Kodiak

How the THAAD Missile system works. Lockheed Martin Staff Report The Pacific Spaceport Complex-Alaska will soon be testing interceptor missiles for the United States military in Pasagshak. The Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday that it is awarding a contract potentially worth $80-million to the Alaska Aerospace Corporation to test missile interceptors. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD missile, ... Read More »

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