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NATO commander backs cooperation with Russia on missile defense

NATO commander backs cooperation with Russia on missile defense

Washington: The new U.S. adoptive approach for European missile defense includes the possibility of using a Russian radar system as part of an integrated system, NATO’s top military officer has said. Adm. James G. Stavridis, NATO’s supreme allied commander for […]


Russia worried by US missile defense plan

Russia worried by US missile defense plan

Moscow: Russia has serious questions over the aims of fresh US missile defence plans for Europe, the foreign ministry said Friday, in Moscow’s strongest expression of concern yet over the new initiative. “We still have serious questions regarding the true […]


Russia threatens to react to NATO expansion

Russia threatens to react to NATO expansion

MOSCOW: Russia will have to respond as it is concerned by NATO’s active eastward expansion and the U.S. plans to deploy elements of a missile defense system in Europe, Russia’s top military officer said on Wednesday. “If we say that […]


How Real Is The Threat Of Laser Weapons

How Real Is The Threat Of Laser Weapons

Moscow: On February 12, 2010, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) used the Airborne Laser Test Bed (ALTB) mounted on a Boeing B-747 jumbo jet to shoot down a liquid-propellant and a solid-propellant target missile. The ALTB project is one […]


Airborne Laser Test Bed Successful in Lethal Intercept Experiment

Airborne Laser Test Bed Successful in Lethal Intercept Experiment

The Missile Defense Agency demonstrated the potential use of directed energy to defend against ballistic missiles when the Airborne Laser Test Bed (ALTB) successfully destroyed a boosting ballistic missile. The experiment, conducted at Point Mugu Naval Air Warfare Center-Weapons Division […]


Russia blasts US, NATO policies as security threat

Russia blasts US, NATO policies as security threat

Moscow: Russia on Tuesday blasted US security moves in Europe, saying even toned-down missile defence plans were intended to weaken Russia and that the US-led NATO alliance remained a “serious” threat. “The development and deployment of missile defences is aimed […]


Iran to Deploy New Missile Air-Defense System, Produce UAVs

Iran to Deploy New Missile Air-Defense System, Produce UAVs

TEHRAN: Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Ahmad Vahidi stated on February 8 that Iran is creating production lines to build two new locally developed unmanned aerial vehicles and will soon be deploying a new air-defense system. The new UAVs in Iranian […]


US probes missile test failure in Pacific: Pentagon

US probes missile test failure in Pacific: Pentagon

Washington: The US military failed to shoot down a ballistic missile in a test resembling an Iranian or North Korean strike after a radar malfunctioned, a spokesman said on Monday. The test was carried out on Sunday at a US […]


US Reportedly Beefing Up Defenses in Persian Gulf

US Reportedly Beefing Up Defenses in Persian Gulf

The U.S. is reportedly speeding up deployment of anti-missile defenses in four Persian Gulf nations and beefing up its naval presence in the region U.S. media reports say the United States is speeding up the deployment of anti-missile defenses in […]


 
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