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After Successful Interception, Iron Dome Batteries Remain On Alert

After Successful Interception, Iron Dome Batteries Remain On Alert

Even after the successful interception by the Iron Dome system of a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip last Friday, the soldiers of the Israel Air Force’s Aerial Defense Network continue to be prepared and ready. The battery that protects […]


5,000 surface-to-air missiles secured in Libya: US

5,000 surface-to-air missiles secured in Libya: US

A top US official said on Sunday that a team of US and Libyan bomb disposal experts has secured about 5,000 surface-to-air missiles stockpiled during the regime of Moamer Kadhafi. “We have identified, disbanded and secured more than 5,000 MANPADS […]


NATO, Russia at Odds Over Missile Shield

NATO, Russia at Odds Over Missile Shield

Russia has warned NATO that it is forcing a new arms race by deploying a missile defense shield in Europe. Russian Chief of Staff General Nikolai Makarov told a group of foreign military attaches Wednesday that the NATO defense shield […]


NATO tells Russia missile response a waste of money

NATO tells Russia missile response a waste of money

NATO’s chief urged Moscow on Wednesday to refrain from wasting money on countering an “artificial enemy” as alliance foreign ministers met to calm Russian fears over a European missile shield. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the alliance still […]


EDA Precision Guided Ammunition Study Delivers Final Report

EDA Precision Guided Ammunition Study Delivers Final Report

The final report of EDA’s Precision Guided Ammunition (PGA) Roadmap and Implementation Plan study was presented to the member states on 29th November 2011. The report is the result of an analysis of expected future requirements for Precision Engagement and […]


WWII bombs defused after 45,000 evacuated in German city

WWII bombs defused after 45,000 evacuated in German city

Bomb disposal experts on Sunday defused two World War II bombs after the evacuation of about 45,000 people from their homes in the western German city of Koblenz, officials said. A 1.8-tonne British bomb and a smaller US bomb were […]


Lockheed Martin Tests New Scalable Warhead on GMLRS-Plus Rocket

Lockheed Martin Tests New Scalable Warhead on GMLRS-Plus Rocket

Lockheed Martin has tested a new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Plus (GMLRS+) ‘scalable effects’ warhead, which enables users to select the range of the warhead’s detonation power depending on the target. “The ‘scalable effects’ warhead was set to low-yield prior […]


Russia “Fires” A Shot At U.S. Theater Missile Defense Plan

Russia “Fires” A Shot At U.S. Theater Missile Defense Plan

In 2009 the Obama Administration cancelled the plan to deploy a version of the U.S. national missile defense system in Europe, the so-called Third Site. Instead, the White House proposed a tailored regional missile defense based on its Phased Adaptive […]


Russia activates missile warning system near EU

Russia activates missile warning system near EU

Russia on Tuesday activated a radar warning system against incoming missiles in its exclave of Kaliningrad on the borders of the EU, in response to Western plans for a US missile shield in Europe. President Dmitry Medvedev announced that the […]


 
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