Missile proliferation and technological development has driven a surge in the global supply and demand of missile defenses and other counters.
U.S. Defense Systems
The United States is a world leader in air and missile defense, with a variety of capabilities on land, sea, air and space.
- Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense
- Air Defense
- Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) System
- Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)
Defense System Elements
A wide variety of these systems go into making missile defense effective.
Non U.S. Systems
Learn about air and missile defense systems from around the world.