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Saturday, October 31, 2009
Drill to help US design missile shield
"...Results of the Juniper Cobra missile defense exercise staged by Israeli and American forces, which will come to an end this week, will be used by the US Defense Department to help formulate a new NATO missile shield..."
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Japanese destroyer intercepts test missile off Kauai
"...BARKING SANDS, Kauai >> JS Myoko, Japan's third destroyer equipped with the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, successfully intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile target above the atmosphere during a test today, Lockheed Martin..."
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Silos Get a Revamp at Fort Greely
"...The two senators offered different reactions to the plan, which they said calls for 14 completed silos in Missile Field 2.
Democratic Sen. Mark Begich said that number matches the original plans for Missile Field 2. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates earlier this year had announced plans to scale back the second field's expansion.
The new plan "is a welcome decision that will decrease the risk of the ever-evolving ballistic missile threats from rogue nations by increasing capacity required to defend the United States," Begich stated in a news release...."
Monday, October 19, 2009
Why Obama Is Wrong on Missile Defense
"...President Obama’s recent decision to “overhaul” the Bush-era missile-defense shield for Europe was the most significant, but hardly the only, indication that the Obama national-security vision is skeptical of, and very likely actually hostile to, missile defense altogether. ..."
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Observatories gear up for Friday lunar crash
"...the US Missile Defense Agency's Near Field Infrared Experiment (NFIRE) satellite; nasa's Earth Observing-1 satellite;..."
Missiles Help Launch Hispanic-Owned Company Above Economic Doldrums and into and SBA Award
"...was a stellar year for the missile industry. Majority-owned by Puerto Rican-American Rey Almodovar, the Alabama-based defense contractor's revenue exploded in 2008, tripling to $43.4 million from $15.6 million in 2007. The 10-year-old company's good times continued this week,..."