The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) plans to begin flight testing new Raytheon MTS-C infrared sensors for early ballistic missile launch warning next year, according to agency officials. The sensors will be outfitted on two General Atomics Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and tested during three upcoming Aegis missile defense flight trials, the officials say. The sensor builds off of the MTS-B, the standard sensors for the Air Force Reaper UAV. The C-version includes multiple ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "MDA To Test Reaper With Infrared Missile Sensor In Upcoming Flights".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? Log in here.