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Tuesday, October 28, 2008
McCain vs. Obama on Missle Defense for Hawaii
"...The Taepodong-2, North Korea's most advanced missile, has a range of up to 9,300 miles. Hawaii is only about 4,350 miles southwest of North Korea. Hawaii should never have to live in the shadow of missile and nuclear attack. An effective Missile Defense would safeguard our island home from attack and even from nuclear..."
VIDEO: ABC Nightline Missile Defense Ft Greely
"...100th Missile Defense Brigade, April 25 (downloaded from SMDC [http://www.smdc.army.mil ])uploaded for use on Ares [ http://aresblog.net ] ..."
Reference: youtube video from ABC Nightline
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Israel Navy deploys state-of-the-art missile defense shield
"...Israel Aerospace Industries announced Sunday that they successfully completed a series of tests of a new missile defense system for the Israel Navy's fleets. The 'Barak-1' is ..."
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Taking The Steely Dan Approach to Missile Defense
"... Jeff Baxter, once the axman for the band Steely Dan, now works as a consultant on technological issues for the Department of Defense. That’s right, the man nicknamed “Skunk”, the same man who jammed out with Jimi Hendrix in the 1960s and later joined The Doobie Brothers, is now one of the country’s foremost experts on missile defense. ..."
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
SMDC official admits illegal lobbying
"...A Huntsville missile defense official convicted of taking $1.6 million in bribes admitted to not only squeezing contractors for kickbacks, but illegally lobbying Congress for unnecessary work to keep the money flowing and ..."
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
The Need for Missile Defense
"...has taken significant steps to develop sea- and land-based missile defense systems, the next White House and Congress should continue supporting missile defense programs to enhance our national security...."
Labels: The Need for Missile Defense
Monday, October 6, 2008
Raytheon Wins Stage I of U.S. Army's award for Integrated Battle Command System
"...IBCS is a U.S. Army development program with a modular, open architecture, "system of systems" construct allowing air and missile defense warfighters to use any sensor and any shooter within an integrated fire control network...."
Friday, October 3, 2008
Why does debate on defense spending matter in Oxford?
"...Miltec collaborates with the university on defense-related projects in the area of applied acoustics research - specifically high-tech sensors that can detect and identify cruise missiles and others that can triangulate the location of earthquakes or nuclear tests. From 2000-2007, Miltec got $12.2 million in six separate defense contracts. Miltec president Don Miller said he and other defense contractors fear that Obama will cut defense spending. "I have particular concerns that he will cut missile defense spending," he said. "It could set this country back 10 years."..."