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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 […]


Pentagon Looks to ’Phase In’ Missile Defense

Pentagon Looks to ’Phase In’ Missile Defense

WASHINGTON: Based on the Pentagon’s September 2009 review of U.S. ballistic missile defenses, military officials want to harness technology for a more flexible and adaptive defense architecture, the principle deputy defense undersecretary for policy said. James N. Miller spoke to […]


Missile Defense Review Confirms Capability’s Necessity

Missile Defense Review Confirms Capability’s Necessity

WASHINGTON: Ballistic missile defense has come out of the world of the controversial and improbable and now is in the realm of the accepted and possible, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said today. Lynn spoke to the 8th […]


Cartwright Calls for Balance in Missile Defense Construct

Cartwright Calls for Balance in Missile Defense Construct

WASHINGTON: Modern missile defense requires the U.S. military to strike a balance between offensive and defensive capabilities to meet today’s changing threat, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today. Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright spoke […]


India’s missile shield test fails: Officials

India’s missile shield test fails: Officials

Bhubaneswar, India: India’s homegrown interceptor defence shield developed to detect and destroy incoming ballistic missiles failed during a test on Monday, military officials said. The test was abandoned when the radars following the target, a nuclear-capable missile, lost track of […]


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 […]


 
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