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DOD Needs to Address Challenges in Future European Missile Defense

DOD Needs to Address Challenges in Future European Missile Defense

DOD has initiated multiple simultaneous efforts to implement European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) but faces three key management challenges—the lack of clear guidance, life-cycle cost estimates, and a fully integrated schedule—which may result in inefficient planning and execution, limited oversight, […]


NATO, Russia Meet at Odds over Missile Shield

NATO, Russia Meet at Odds over Missile Shield

NATO and Russian military brass went into talks Wednesday, bound in outrage over terrorism after Moscow’s airport bombing, but at odds over cooperation on a missile shield for Europe. Russian General Nikolai Makarov flew into Brussels to meet with fellow […]


Russia to continue developing missile defense system

Russia to continue developing missile defense system

Russia will go forward with plans to develop its own missile defense system after the ratification of a strategic arms reduction treaty with the United States, Russia’s Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday. The upper house of the Russian […]


Criticisms Mean Efficiencies on Right Track, Lynn Says

Criticisms Mean Efficiencies on Right Track, Lynn Says

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Members of Congress from both parties have expressed the opinion that the Defense Department has cut too much or too little from the defense budget. “In Washington, if you get criticized from both sides, it usually means you […]


NATO networks vulnerable to cyber threat: US

NATO networks vulnerable to cyber threat: US

NATO’s military networks are not fully protected against cyber threats and the alliance must make good on a pledge to erect a virtual wall by 2012, a top US defence official said Tuesday. US Deputy Defence Secretary William Lynn warned […]


Lynn Assesses NATO’s Cybersecurity Progress

Lynn Assesses NATO’s Cybersecurity Progress

NATO is moving ahead with plans to protect the alliance’s cyberspace domain, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here today. In an interview at the European Defense Agency, Lynn said NATO leaders are taking concrete steps to defend […]


NATO, Russia missile systems to stay separate: NATO

NATO, Russia missile systems to stay separate: NATO

NATO wants to cooperate with Russia on a missile defence shield for Europe but the two sides should keep their systems separate, the Western alliance’s chief said ahead of a meeting of military brass. The former Cold War foes agreed […]


German Cyber-Defense Center to Launch In 2011

German Cyber-Defense Center to Launch In 2011

An Interior Ministry spokesperson says cyber-attacks against Germany are on the rise, primarily from China. A new center will open next year, and will follow the example laid out by NATO, the United States and Britain. The German government announced […]


Germany’s last military conscripts report for duty

Germany’s last military conscripts report for duty

Some 12,150 young Germans reported for compulsory military service on Monday, the last contingent to do so after the government suspended conscription, a defence ministry spokesman said. From March onwards, only volunteers will be accepted for military service. The government […]


 
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