"...the Soviet war in Afghanistan (1979–1989), the peak of intelligent recruitment and retention of American Sailors and Soldiers. This group of individuals are considered the silent 'killers' ...a large, elite team of non-draft, recruited sailors and soldiers. Navy 'PRP' members were selected for their ..."Reference: http://rocket-city.us .
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
"...an alleged network of Russian spies has provided new evidence that the era of Cold War espionage never completely ended, exposing what U.S. intelligence experts described as Moscow's ongoing commitment to aggressive espionage operations, ..."Reference: www.washingtonpost.com .
Monday, June 28, 2010
"..."I believe that cooperative missile defense with Russia has enormous potential, since the sharing of our technologies and information, which we currently collect about missile launches from third countries, can make both of our countries more secure," Obama said...."Reference: www.globalsecuritynewswire.org .
"...10 intelligence officers from a foreign country in one fell swoop," one official said. "This network in the United States has now been completely compromised." ..."Reference: www.washingtonpost.com .
Friday, June 25, 2010
"...Similar warnings in the past have preceded North Korean missile tests. The State Department is cautioning North Korea against provocative actions after its no-sail warning to international shipping..."Reference: www1.voanews.com .
Friday, June 18, 2010
"...A 30 percent layoff here would be 525 people. Sixty percent would be 1,050.
Boeing has already announced it will lay off 100 here, and another contractor informed local officials Thursday it will send 60 people home next week...."
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Thursday, June 17, 2010
"...As a partner to Lockheed Martin, Alaska Aerospace will provide operations and maintenance support at Fort Greely, Alaska, and Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., where GMD Ground-based Interceptors are deployed. ..."Reference: www.prnewswire.com .
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
"...Secretary of the Air Force, Michael Donley, visited Vandenberg Air Force Base on Wednesday, June 16, to witness the test flight of a Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) ..."Reference: independent.com .
"..."If we knew how bad things were, how many corners were cut before the oil spill, we would have demanded action on part of industry as well as the government. We know we face exactly that kind of crisis in the context of cyber security," said Baker...."Reference: www.cnn.com .
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
"...Vane said the Army last assessed the NLOS-LS box missile launcher a couple of years ago, and that assessment was mostly focused on major combat operations...."Reference: www.armytimes.com .
"...In February Obama announced plans to cancel the program, proposing instead to outsource manned missions to private companies and focus NASA’s efforts - and budget - on other, more cutting-edge technology and exploration...."Reference: www.nydailynews.com .
"...contract for production of equipment sets for multimission signal processors, ballistic missile defense and Aegis weapon systems...."Reference: www.businessweek.com .
"...The ICBM competitions include simulated launches, peacetime operations, installing and removing missile boosters, and maintaining electrical, mechanical, environmental and communications systems...."Reference: www.chron.com .
"...could not show proper identification, Senior Airman Katherine Holt said. A search of the vehicle after they were detained found military-style uniforms and gear and several "rifle-type" weapons, Holt said...."Reference: www.cnn.com .
"...Raytheon Co. said Tuesday it received a $73 million contract for upgrades..."Reference: www.businessweek.com .
Friday, June 11, 2010
"...Israel put the embargo in place because Hamas has been firing missiles at Israel ever since it took power. The embargo allows Israel to inspect the ships' cargo, and..."Reference: www.desmoinesregister.com .
"...targeted a compound used by Taliban as a training center, located ..."Reference: www.rferl.org .
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
"...Enabling the Vision for Space Exploration, Operationally Responsive Space, Future Combat Systems, Tactical Missiles, Army Aviation, the Global Earth Observing System of Systems, Missile Defense, etc..."Reference: www.vcsi.org .
"...The Missile Defense Agency said Sunday's test of a two-stage version of the three-stage ground-based interceptor missile already protecting the United States was a success. The three-stage GBI is deployed at Fort Greely, Alaska, and Vandenberg Air Force Base..."Reference: www.al.com .
Sunday, June 6, 2010
"...A target missile was not launched for this flight test. After performing flyout maneuvers, the two-stage booster delivered an exoatmospheric kill vehicle to a designated point in space. The exoatmospheric kill vehicle is the component that, if a target missile were present, would collide directly with the threat warhead to perform a “hit to kill” intercept. After separating from the second-stage booster, the kill vehicle executed a variety of maneuvers to collect data to further prove the performance of the kill vehicle in space...."Reference: www.mda.mil .