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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Tough talk from Russia's Putin on U.S. missile shield


Tough talk from Russia's Putin on U.S. missile shield
"...Putin called Tuesday for the development of new offensive weapons systems to "preserve a strategic balance" with the United States. The Russian leader also demanded that Washington disclose more details of its planned missile defense deployments and technology...."
Reference: www.latimes.com

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Monday, December 28, 2009

U.S. forces to train Poles on air defense


U.S. forces to train Poles on air defense
"...“The agreement will facilitate a range of mutually agreed activities including joint training and exercises, deployments of U.S. military personnel, and prospective Ballistic Missile Defense deployments,” the U.S. State Department said in a news release...."
Reference: www.stripes.com

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

St. Louis priest convicted of trespassing at Colorado missile silo facility to protest nukes


St. Louis priest convicted of trespassing at Colorado missile silo facility to protest nukes
"...convicted a 76-year-old Roman Catholic priest from St. Louis of damaging and trespassing on a nuclear missile..."
Reference: www.kdvr.com

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Raytheon missile deals bring in $1 billion


Raytheon missile deals bring in $1 billion
"...Raytheon Co. reports it has landed two contracts worth more than $1 billion from the U.S. Army to provide Patriot missiles for Taiwan...."
Reference: www.masshightech.com

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

U.S. tracked launch of new missile Iran claims can evade radar


U.S. tracked launch of new missile Iran claims can evade radar
"...Sejil-2 was designed to penetrate missile defense systems deployed by Israel and the United States. He said the missile was coated with a substance that prevented radar lock-on required for interception...."

Reference: www.worldtribune.com/

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Parker Griffith Cites "Liberal Policies," GOP Support For NASA And Defense Projects


Parker Griffith Cites "Liberal Policies," GOP Support For NASA And Defense Projects
"...Since election to Congress I have fought hard to educate other members on the importance of a strong National Missile Defense program and that we must give our NASA programs more support if we are to maintain our lead in space. And while there are some great Democratic supporters of these programs I increasingly find that my allies in fighting for these initiatives come from within the Republican Party. As we move forward and continue to fight for these programs I believe that working as a Republican -- and joining with Richard Shelby, Jeff Sessions, Robert Aderholt,..."
Reference: theatlantic.com

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Test of newest U.S. missile defense technology will simulate attack by Iran


Test of newest U.S. missile defense technology will simulate attack by Iran
"...January test, the fake ICBM is slated to originate from the Missile Defense Agency's launch facility in the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific while the interceptor missile will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, according to Lehner...."
Reference: www.cnn.com

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Former Huntsville missile defense official sentenced for taking bribes


Former Huntsville missile defense official sentenced for taking bribes
"...Michael Cantrell, 54, admitted taking $1.6 million from contractors over a six-year period ending in 2007. He served as the director for the Joint Center for Technology Integration at U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command...."
Reference: blog.al.com

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Employment Spotlight: Supervisory General Engineer (Missile Systems/Intel)


Supervisory General Engineer (Missile Systems/Intel)

This is a Federal employment position found at USAJOBS with the Vacancy Announcement Number: P09-026290-01-TDM. The closing date is December 28, 2009. The position is for a Supervisory General Engineer (Missile Systems/Intel) with the Defense Intelligence Agency in Huntsville, Alabama. The employee serves as Division Chief, Supervisory General Engineer, in the Ballistic Missile Technical Analysis Division, Office for Offensive Systems, Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC), Directorate for Analysis (DI), Redstone Arsenal, AL.
- Exercises technical and administrative supervision over a staff responsible for the operation and management of S and TI analysis programs pertaining to foreign missiles. Establishes goals, objectives, and priorities and develops plans and projects to accomplish these efforts through effective and efficient business practices. Determines and allocates the...[continued]

Reference: usajobs.gov

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Predator drones hacked in Iraq operations


Predator drones hacked in Iraq operations
"...intercepted live video feeds from the U.S. military's Predator drones using a $25.95 Windows application that allows them to track the pilotless aircraft undetected. ..."
Reference: cnet.com
Additional References: SkyGrabber


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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Iran missile test sends 'bad signal' to world


Iran missile test sends 'bad signal' to world
"...fired an improved version of its Sejil 2 medium-range missile, which it says can reach..."
Reference: www.canada.com

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

DeciBel Research Purchases SGI's ICE Cube


DeciBel Research Purchases SGI's ICE Cube
"...Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI: News ) announced that deciBel Research has purchased ICE Cube"..."
Reference: www.rttnews.com

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

NLOS-LS Team Uses Warhead to Defeat Stationary Target


NLOS-LS Team Uses Warhead to Defeat Stationary Target
"...WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Dec. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), completed a test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System's Precision Attack Missile using a warhead...."
Reference: www.deagel.com

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