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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Raytheon Co. raises outlook

Missile maker Raytheon raises full-year outlook

"...Raytheon Co., the maker of the Patriot missile, said Thursday that its second-quarter net income rose nearly 4 percent on higher demand for its weapons...."

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Missile parts transported by North Korean ship stopped by Panama

Panama: North Korean ship stopped with missile parts from Cuba

Missile Parts from North Korea 
Photos from Twitter account of President Ricardo Martinelli
"...The Panamanian government has discovered what appears to be “sophisticated missile equipment” hidden in the hull of a North Korean container ship that had set sail from Cuba and was slated to head home via the Panama Canal, President Ricardo Martinelli said late Monday...."
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Missile test results do not halt the need for system

Pentagon Confidence Not Shaken by Missile Interceptor Test Failures

"...The mid-course interceptor is part of the integrated missile defense network that includes targeting radar, as well as layered interceptors that can strike an incoming missile shortly after launch or as it approaches its final target. ..."
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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Missile intercept not achieved in latest test

Missile Defense Interceptor Misses Target in Test

"...“An intercept was not achieved,” the statement said. “Program officials will conduct an extensive review to determine the cause or causes of any anomalies which may have prevented a successful intercept.” ..."

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