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Friday, April 27, 2012

East Coast missile defense site being considered

Fort Drum eyed by House Republicans for new missile defense site

"...The House Armed Services committee is considering an East Coast missile defense site because of growing concern about Iran. Right now, Fort Greely, in Alaska, and Vandenberg Air Force Base, in central California, house the nation's 30 missile interceptors...."

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Missile interceptors are running into production glitches

Reports cast doubt on U.S. missile defense in Europe

"...They say missile interceptors are running into production glitches, radars are underpowered, and sensors cannot distinguish between warheads and other objects...."

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Friday, April 20, 2012

Missile-technology: six noteworthy advances

Blast-off: 6 recent missile advances

"...Missiles have been prominent in the news lately, with India’s successful test, North Korea’s failed one, and much talk of missile defense systems in Europe and the Persian Gulf. Here are six noteworthy missile-technology advances – three offensive, three defensive – revealed in recent weeks...."

Tags: Missile-technology, India's Agni-V Missile, North Korea’s Unha-3 Missile, South Korea’s Hyunmoo Missile, US missile interceptors, Iran’s S-300 missile defense, Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense,

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

North Korea Uncooperative

North Korea Says It Will Abandon Deal With U.S.

"...abandoning an agreement in made in February with the United States, in which it promised to suspend uranium enrichment, nuclear tests and long-range missile tests. ..."

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Get a decommissioned missile silo condo for protection,

Missile silo becomes condos with Doomsday in mind

"...can set you up in an 1,800-square-foot condominium built in a decommissioned missile silo in the middle of the desolate Kansas prairie...."

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Huntsville a major player in defense

Interceptor missiles, radars with Huntsville ties in place as North Korea plans rocket launch

"...Those Standard Missile 3 interceptors aboard U.S. and Japanese Aegis destroyers are made by Raytheon. And a version of those SM-3 missiles will soon be put together at the $75 million plant the company is building on Redstone Arsenal...."

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North Korea's Unha-3 Missile Crashes

U.S. watches for North Korea's next move after rocket crash

"...The Pentagon said it was keeping an eye on North Korea. "It's not just about missiles. It's about other things that they have and might do," Pentagon spokesman George Little told reporters, saying he could not confirm any underground nuclear test preparations in North Korea...."

Reference: India Today .