"...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...."Reference: www.wrvo.fm .
Friday, April 27, 2012
Monday, April 23, 2012
"...They say missile interceptors are running into production glitches, radars are underpowered, and sensors cannot distinguish between warheads and other objects...."Reference: philly.com .
Friday, April 20, 2012
"...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...."Reference: www.csmonitor.com
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012
"...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...."Reference: www.wtsp.com .
"...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...."Reference: al.com .
"...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 .