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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 […]

Precision Attack Air-to-Surface Missile Successfully Fired from Rotary Wing Aircraft

Raytheon Company, TUCSON: A Raytheon Company Precision Attack Air-to-Surface Missile (PAASM) was successfully launched Dec. 13 from a rotary-winged, unmanned aerial vehicle (UH-1) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.   The missile was fired from a standard M299 digital launcher and […]

UK Must Continue To Lead The Field In Missiles Says Reid

UK Ministry of Defence, London: The UK must retain its capability to produce Complex Weapons according to the Defence Industrial Strategy (DIS), published Thursday.The DIS sets out the need to retain this capability while acknowledging that industry will have to […]

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