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Huntington Ingalls Industries showcases its Ballistic Missile Defense ship based on LPD 17 class

At the Sea-Air-Space 2014 Exposition, Huntington Ingalls Industries has on display its Ballistic Missile Defense concept ship.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

New Hope company Strata G Solutions lands $6.7 Army contract

The work will include work on the Smart, Wireless, Internal Combustion Engine Spiral 3 Technical Data Package.

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National Journal

Audit Finds Obstacles to Operating U.S. Antimissile Assets in Europe

U.S. soldiers work on a Patriot missile system at a Turkish military base in Gaziantep in February 2013.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Army, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Air Force Times

Air Force names new acquisition, mobility leaders

The Air Force is shuffling the command of several key programs, including missile systems and its new tanker plane, the service announced Monday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

U.S. Naval Institute

Russian Fighter Buzzes U.S. Destroyer in Black Sea

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook transits the Dardanelles en route to the Black Sea.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Sukhoi Su-24, Military Aircraft, US Marine Corps

The Post-Standard

Anaren work on new Navy radar could be worth $110 million

Anaren Inc. could spend the next two decades working on a new generation of air and missile defense radar for the U.S. Navy.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Electronics, Anaren, Syracuse, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

El Paso Times

THAAD unit finishes up historic first deployment to Guam

FORT BLISS >> About 100 soldiers from a cutting-edge Fort Bliss air-defense unit have returned home from what is being called an historic yearlong deployment to the U.S. territory of Guam, halfway around the world in the western Pacific.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX

Transitions Online

The Baltics Get a U.S. Guarantee, Poland Speeds up Missile Defense

Tension is mounting in the Baltics over the Crimea crisis, but as Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia look on nervously, they can at least count on U.S. support.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, Armenia, Turkey, Middle East

The Motley Fool

Defense News Roundup: Lockheed's Aegis Missile Defense Award Approaches the $1.8 Billion Mark

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military, US Navy

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Motley Fool

America Sends Missile-Destroying Warship Into Russian Waters. President Putin Presumably Not Pleased

File this story under the rubric: "Be careful what you wish for." When the U.S. guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook departed Norfolk Naval Base to take up station at the Spanish naval base in Rota two months ago, it set off alarm bells in Moscow.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'

WASHINGTON, March 16-18, 2001 -- Editor's Note : At the turn of the century, a batch of recently declassified analyses by the Central Intelligence Agency offered new insight into U.S. intelligence during the Cold War.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland, Roman Catholic Church

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance launches new award ceremony in Europe

Last Friday, the Alexandria based Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance launched the inaugural European Defender of the Year award ceremony in Germany.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Air Force, US Navy

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Free Republic

Israeli tech preferred over Russian for Indian carrier

India already uses Israel's Barak 1 missile system for anti-ship missile defense and is considering the more advanced Barak 8. India has publically declined a Russian offer to equip its new aircraft carrier with the Kashtan close-in weapon system, preferring systems from either Israel or France, the Strategy Page website reports.

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National Review Online

What to Do About Russia's Weapons Development Push

In March of 2012, President Obama met with his then-counterpart, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, to discuss a number of issues, including European missile defense.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin

The Daily Beast

Shooting Down North Korea MissilesBy Angela Erika Kubo, Jake Adelstein

Pyongyang may fire ballistic missiles in Japan's direction this month, but Tokyo believes it's ready to knock down whatever North Korea sends its way a as long as there aren't too many of them.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy

Russia Taday

US destroyer Donald Cook enters Black Sea amid Ukraine tension

US warship USS Donald-Cook sails through the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 10, 2014, en route to the Black Sea.

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Related Topix: Turkey, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Examiner.com

Obama cuts US nuclear arms as Russia expands

President Obama is conducting, without the consent of Congress or the American public, a high-risk experiment in unilateral disarmament.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

DOD Officials Update Congress on Nuclear Weapons Program

The United States should press on with cutting nuclear stockpiles under the New START treaty with Russia, even as U.S. and NATO planners must reconsider their options following Russian aggression in the Ukraine, Pentagon experts told Congress yesterday.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

U.S. Department of Defense

Fox, Spanish Defense Leader Discuss Mutual Security Issues

Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine H. Fox welcomed Spain's Secretary of State for Defense Pedro Arguelles to the Pentagon today.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Spain, US Military, US Marine Corps

Transitions Online

The Baltics Get a U.S. Guarantee, Poland Speeds up Missile Defense

Tension is mounting in the Baltics over the Crimea crisis, but as Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia look on nervously, they can at least count on U.S. support.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, Armenia, Turkey, Middle East

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