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Friday, December 28, 2012

Specialized Missile Defense System Equipment order awarded to Kratos

Kratos Receives Order for Specialized Missile Defense System Equipment; Eric DeMarco Comments

"...Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. has won an $8 million order for specialized equipment related to a certain missile defense program, according to a company statement...."

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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Track Santa! NORAD has a site to track Santa

Track Santa! NORAD has a site to track Santa

"...Want to track Santa so you can know exactly where he is at. Show your children where Santa is starting December 1, 2012. Simply click on the link/image below starting December 1. The link is provided by the North American Aerospace Defense Command...."

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Sold: missile complex in Nekoma, N.D. sold for only $530,000

Unknown bidder offers $530,000 for former Safeguard missile complex in Nekoma, N.D.

"...The Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex at Nekoma, N.D., has been sold for $530,000, but its fate is unknown...."

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Funding for MEADS left out of a final defense bill for 2013

Congress prohibits funding for missile defense system developed in Central New York

"...The conference committee’s final report said it prohibited funding for the Medium Extended Air Defense System, or MEADS. ..."

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

We need an East Coast Missile Defense Site

Defense Bill Likely to Mention East Coast Missile Site

"...negotiations that most likely will lead to the inclusion of language requiring the Defense Department to conduct a study outlining a plan for building an East Coast missile defense site...."

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Friday, December 14, 2012

Russia claims it can defeat ANY anti-missile defense system

Sergei Karakayev

 [Photo: RIA Novosti]

Russian missiles capable to resist any anti missile defense system

"...Under any possible scenario the Russian Strategic Missile Forces will be capable to withstand the potential of any missile defense system and to ensure fulfillment of tasks, Sergei Karakayev, Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, has told today...."
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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Huntsville's Raytheon Missile Plant Uses Robots to Build Missiles

Raytheon's Missiles Are Now Made by Robots

"...The 55,000-square-foot Raytheon facility opened its doors last month in Huntsville, Ala., to produce the Standard Missile-3 and SM-6, interceptors used by the U.S. Navy to shoot down ballistic missiles. The factory stands as unique because of its heavy use of autonomous transport vehicles that carry missile components throughout the factory..."

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

North Korea has successful long-range missile launch

N. Korea Launches Long-Range Missile

"...the U.S. and other key allies, including China and Russia -- which traditionally support North Korea -- believe it is a thinly disguised attempt to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. With further development, such technology could be used to develop a missile that could one day reach the United States. ..."

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Japan to protect population from falling missile debris

Order issued to intercept North missile debris

"...Japan stepped up preparations Friday for a long-range rocket North Korea has warned it will launch during a 13-day period from next Monday, ordering the projectile's destruction should any part of it threaten to fall onto Japanese territory...."

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

$81M contract for missile-defense system to BAE

BAE gets $81M contract for missile-defense system

"...for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon-system..."

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