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Missile Defense Milestones in Year 2005

Lockheed Martin, BETHESDA, MD: Lockheed Martin achieved key milestones on several critical missile defense programs during 2005, and was the only company to lead the development of new technology for boost-, mid-course- and terminal-phase systems. “Our friends and allies rely […]


India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, India successfully tested its nuclear-capable, short-range Dhanush ballistic missile Dec. 28, defense officials said. The locally-developed missile, a naval version of the surface-to-surface Prithvi, was tested from a ship in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast […]


Pacific Rim on cutting edge of ballistic missile defense

Associated Press, The USS Lake Erie is the only ship that has ever shot an interceptor into space and knocked out a midrange missile. But over the next three years, 18 ships in the U.S. Pacific Fleet will be equipped […]


Japan, US to Develop Missile Interceptor

Voice of America , Tokyo Japan's government has announced on Saturday it will join with the United States to develop a joint missile defense system against possible threats from North Korea and longer-term concerns about China's burgeoning military capabilities.   Japan's […]


US Denies Removal of Bolivian Missiles Was Secret

Voice of America, WASHINGTON: The United States denied Thursday that it removed anti-aircraft missiles from Bolivia without the knowledge of top officials in La Paz. The State Department says the operation was at the request of Bolivian authorities and in […]


France Launches VL MICA

MBDA, On 22nd December 2005, the French DGA (D


Russia Tests New Ballistic Missile

Radio Free Europe, The Russian Navy says it has successfully test-launched a newly developed long-range ballistic missile.   The Bulava missile blasted off from a submerged nuclear submarine in the White Sea and hit its designated target in the far-eastern Kamchatka […]


Tenth Interceptor Emplaced for the Ballistic Missile Defense System

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry


Ireland Contributes to the Destruction of Russia's Cold War Legacy WMD

UK Ministry of Defence, The UK-MoD managed programme to help destroy Russia's Cold War legacy of chemical weapons received a boost today when Ireland pledged more funds.   During his first official visit to Ireland as Defence Secretary, John Reid met […]


 
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