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NATO Summit to Focus on Afghanistan, Missile Defense

NATO Summit to Focus on Afghanistan, Missile Defense

Afghanistan will top the agenda items at the upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago as coalition members consider an agreement on a long-term strategic partnership that promotes security and stability there, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe reported. “What I am […]


NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

The NATO chief expressed the Western alliance’s determination to push ahead with building a missile defense system, following what he called the first successful comprehensive test of the concept. “After the Chicago summit, we will continue to expand the system […]


Russia to Test New Naval Air Defense System by Year End

Russia to Test New Naval Air Defense System by Year End

Russian air defense systems manufacturer Almaz Antei hopes to complete testing of its new Poliment-Redut ship-based air defense missile system by the end of this year, the company’s General Director Vladislav Menshikov said on Saturday. Previous Russian media reports have […]


US Tests New Missile Defense System

US Tests New Missile Defense System

The United States has successfully tested a new ballistic missile defense interceptor, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) said. The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system was flight tested on board the USS Lake Erie (CG 70), resulting in “the first […]


Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia said Thursday its dispute with the United States over missile defence was near a “dead end” and warned it might have to deploy new rockets in Europe to take out elements of the controversial shield. “We have not been […]


Experts to Make Missile Defense Case At Moscow Meeting

Experts to Make Missile Defense Case At Moscow Meeting

At Russia’s international missile defense conference held in Moscow tomorrow and May 4, U.S. experts will make their case for the European missile defense plan “in a broader forum,” one of the delegation leaders said today. Ellen Tauscher, special envoy […]


Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia does not exclude preemptive use of weapons against [NATO] missile defense systems in Europe but only as a last resort, the Russian General Staff said on Thursday at a missile defense conference in Moscow. “The placement of new strike […]


US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

Top US officials preparing for international missile defense talks in Russia said Washington remains committed to fully implementing its missile shield for eastern Europe despite Moscow’s opposition. On the eve of the two-day talks involving 50 countries, one of the […]


Airborne radar prepped for missile defense testing

Airborne radar prepped for missile defense testing

A new air defense radar system is undergoing testing on White Sands Missile Range to ready it for later integrated testing with the Navy this fall. The Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS, is […]


 
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