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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Targeted missile strikes in Pakistan

U.S. boosting efforts against Al Qaeda in Pakistan

"...The U.S. is "doubling down" on its strategy of covert targeted missile strikes in Pakistan..."

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Pakistan places travel limitations on American diplomats

Pakistan puts travel curbs on US diplomats

"...The 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations requires host states to allow foreign diplomats "freedom of movement" in the country except for restricted areas. ..."

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Friday, July 29, 2011

Unarmed Minuteman III Terminated After ‘Flight Anomaly’

Vandenberg Destroys Test Missile over the Pacific

"...3:06 a.m. controllers sent destruct commands after detecting an unspecified problem with the missile. The missile was originally..."

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command 's HALE-D airship crash lands

U.S. Army's $150m 'super-blimp' high-altitude airship in crash landing just hours after launch

"...A decision was made to end the flight and make what the company called a ‘controlled descent’ into a remote area in Greene County, Pennsylvania...."

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Monday, July 25, 2011

JLENS Completes Endurance Test

JLENS Successfully Completes Endurance Test

"...TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) aerostat system – Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensors (JLENS) – recently completed a successful endurance test. ..."

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Russian Envoy visits U.S. military bases over missile defense

Russian Envoy Visits Bases Over Missile Defense Plan

"...Russian President's Special Envoy for Missile Defense Cooperation with NATO, will visit the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command headquarters in Colorado Springs on Monday...."

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

North Korea test was media show

Pyongyang tests long-range rocket

"...NORTH Korea last year tested a rocket to carry long-range missiles in an apparent attempt to show off its weapons capability to the US, according to local media...."

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Lockheed Martin plans to eliminate about 6,500

Lockheed Martin to offer voluntary separation package to 6,500 employees

"...Volunteers who choose to leave under the program will receive a “competitive severance package,” Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed said in a statement...."

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Missing antiaircraft missiles (Libya)

Antiaircraft Missiles on the Loose in Libya

"...large numbers of the missiles slipped from the hands of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s government as the rebels established control over eastern Libya and the ammunition depots there...."

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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin says infrared images sent to Earth

"...Lockheed said the Space Based Infrared System craft, which is designed to detect missile launches, sent its first image to a ground station on June 21...."

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