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Official Cites Flaws in Reports on Missile Defense Tests

Official Cites Flaws in Reports on Missile Defense Tests

WASHINGTON: Reports that Defense Department officials deemed flawed missile defense tests to be successful are based on incomplete information, a Missile Defense Agency spokesman said yesterday in a “DoD Live” bloggers roundtable. Two analysts — Theodore A. Postol of the […]


First US Patriot missile battery in Poland

First US Patriot missile battery in Poland

Warsaw: A battery of US surface-to-air Patriot-type missiles arrived Sunday at a Polish military base, the first such deployment on Polish soil, the US embassy in Warsaw said Monday. “An American Patriot Air and Missile Defense Battery arrived on Sunday […]


Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times

Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times

The May 18 edition of The New York Times contained an article (“Review Cites Flaws in U.S. Antimissile Program”) detailing a study conducted by Dr. Theodore Postol and Dr. George Lewis published in the May issue of Arms Control Today […]


Study says US missile defense weapons deeply flawed

Study says US missile defense weapons deeply flawed

Washington: US missile defense plans are based on “technical myths” and interceptors have mostly failed to knock out incoming warheads in military tests, a new study argues. Two American scientists reviewed 10 tests of the SM-3 “kill vehicle,” designed to […]


NATO chief calls for anti-missile system for Europe

NATO chief calls for anti-missile system for Europe

Brussels: Linking up anti-missile systems to protect NATO’s European nations would cost under 200 million euros (250 million dollars) over 10 years, the alliance’s secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Wednesday. “We have a sufficient intelligence to know that […]


NATO Chief: Missile Defense Needed Against Irrational Players

NATO Chief: Missile Defense Needed Against Irrational Players

NATO Secretary General Anders Rasmussen says NATO must work toward nuclear disarmament, but must also have missile defense against irrational countries and players with nuclear weapons. A NATO foreign ministers’ meeting is being held in Tallinn, Estonia. Secretary General Anders […]


Iran plans to produce missile defense systems similar to Russia’s S-300

Iran plans to produce missile defense systems similar to Russia’s S-300

Moscow: Iran intends to produce missile defense systems similar to Russia’s S-300 system, the county’s PressTV channel said on Thursday, quoting Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi. Answering the question on whether Iran has plans to produce an S-300 […]


Russia to withdraw from arms reduction deal if US increases missile defense

Russia to withdraw from arms reduction deal if US increases missile defense

Moscow: Russia may withdraw from the arms reduction treaty if Washington significantly increases its missile defense, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. President Barack Obama are to sign a new strategic arms […]


Russia ships China 15 S-300 missile systems: report

Russia ships China 15 S-300 missile systems: report

Moscow: Russia has shipped China 15 advanced surface-to-air missile systems, the director of the Russian plant which produces the weapons was cited by news agencies as saying on Friday. The truck-mounted air defense S-300 batteries, known by NATO as SA-20 […]


 
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