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Conventional Missile System to Provide Diverse, Rapid Capabilities

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The conventional “Trident” missile program the Pentagon will ask Congress to fund is part of a larger strategy to better address diverse threats facing the United States and will further the country's defense goals, a […]


Japan Hails Interceptor Missile Test with U.S.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Japan hailed on March 9 the successful testing of an interceptor missile being researched with the United States, saying that development should now go ahead.


Conventional Missile System to Provide Diverse, Rapid Capabilities

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The conventional “Trident” missile program the Pentagon will ask Congress to fund is part of a larger strategy to better address diverse threats facing the United States and will further the country's defense goals, a […]


US General Says Missile Tests Reflect Great Advance by N Korea

Indian Government News, The commander of US troops in South Korea says short-range missiles recently test-fired by North Korea are “a quantum leap forward” from the communist-led nation's previous missile capabilities.   Appearing before the House of Representatives' Armed Services Committee, […]


Officials: North Korea Fires Two Missiles

Voice of America, The United States has called North Korea's missile programs a global threat after the communist nation reportedly fired two missiles near its border with China.   Media reports differed on whether the missiles were launched as a test […]


North Korea Test Fires Two Missiles Near Border With China

Agence France-Presse, Tokyo: North Korea on Wednesday test-fired two missiles near its border with China, Japanese news reports said. The Stalinist state carried out the missile tests at around 9:00 am (0000 GMT) and at noon (0300 GMT), Nippon Television […]


Israeli Says Arrow Missile Can Hit Iranian Shihab Missiles

United Press International, WASHINGTON: Senior Israeli defense officials are publicly proclaiming the reliability of their Arrow anti-ballistic missile interceptor in what appears to be a clear deterrence warning to Iran not to try and launch any nuclear missile strike against […]


Joint US-Japan Missile Defense Test Successful

Lockheed Martin, The Aegis-equipped cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG-70) successfully launched a Standard Missile (SM)-3 with a cooperatively engineered, experimental nosecone. The experimental nosecone is the result of joint cooperative research by the Missile Defense Agency, Japan Defense Agency (JDA) […]


U.S. Calls N. Korea

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE , The United States on March 8 called North Korea


 
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