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New Missile Plan Better Suited Against Iran, Gates Says

WASHINGTON: The new U.S. missile defense plan will offer better protection than a previous proposal even if intelligence forecasts on Iran prove wrong, Defense...

Obama revamps Bush-era missile defense shield

Washington: In a major shift based on a reassessment of the threat from Iran, US President Barack Obama Thursday shelved plans for a missile...

US adopts four-phase plan for missile shield in Europe

WASHINGTON: The United States has not fully abandoned plans to deploy elements of its global missile defense in Europe but rather adopted "a phased,...

Ex-Soviet states to set up joint regional air defense networks

ASTRAKHAN: Several members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are involved in creating three joint regional air defense structures as part of the...

New MRAP training in Europe building Soldier confidence

HOHENFELS, Germany: The blast shakes the ground and sends up a cloud of dirt and leaves. A convoy of Soldiers has just been hit...

Sizable Potential in the European Air ISR Market

LONDON: Spurred by EDA (European Defence Agency) and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) requirements, Europe's armed forces continue to upgrade and expand their defense...

US considers alternative to Europe missile sites: report

Washington: The US government has developed possible alternative plans for a missile defense shield that could drop proposed missile bases in Poland and the...

Swiss Army Could Be Cut By A Third

The Swiss Army could be slashed by at least a third over the next ten to 12 years, Defence Minister Ueli Maurer said in...

Largest UAV Ever Built In Europe Tested

In a test series comprising four flights, EADS Defense & Security (DS) has successfully tested the unmanned flight system (UAV – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle)...

Russia says US missile shield must balance others’ interests

MOSCOW: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Monday it is necessary to link any resolution of the U.S. plans for missile defense in Europe with...