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MEADS Tactical BMC4I Software Demonstrates Interoperability In NATO Exercises
The Medium Extended Air Defense System has successfully demonstrated network interoperability with NATO systems during Joint Project Optic Windmill exercises held in May and June.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Wall Street Journal
U.S. to Propose New Phase In Nuclear-Arms Cuts
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, right, welcomes President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at Berlin's Tegel Airport on Tuesday WASHINGTON-President Barack Obama will make the case for a new phase in nuclear-weapons reductions that would reduce arsenals by another one-third in a major foreign-policy speech in Berlin on Wednesday, a ... (more)
Aerojet Rocketdyne SM-3 Block Iia Tdacs Completes Full System Hot Fire Testing
Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, announced that it completed its first Block IIA Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System fully-integrated flight weight system hot fire test for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA program.
Raytheon gets $116M U.S. Army contract for Patriot missile enhancements
Raytheon Co. announced Tuesday that it has received a $116 million U.S. Army contract for engineering services to keep on improving its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, according to the Boston Business Journal.
Missile Defense Dispute Requires More Transparency - Putin
LOUGH ERNE, June 18 Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted on Tuesday that disagreements over the deployment of a US missile shield in Europe still remain, but Moscow and Washington should boost the transparency of actions related to the dispute.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
AIRSHOW-U.S. arms companies see rising foreign demand
U.S. arms makers see rising foreign demand for fighter jets, missile defense systems and other weapons as countries modernise their forces and U.S. officials, facing tighter budgets, encourage allies to invest more in intelligence gathering and aerial refueling equipment.
Playing word games while Iran builds bombs
Politicians sometimes use word games and bureaucratic trickery to stop initiatives they disagree with.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Russia-US: No compromise over missile defense yet
The missile defense controversy will remain in the Russian-American relationship for a long time, unless the presidents of the two countries manage to find a reasonable compromise at their meeting slated for this September.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Raytheon launches latest software to revolutionize Patriot, provide advanced capabilities to soldiers
Raytheon Company has started delivering a new release of software, Post Deployment Build-7 , to its worldwide Patriot customer base.
The China Post
US missiles, jets to stay in Jordan as Syria war rages
The United States said on Saturday it will keep Patriot missiles and F-16 jet fighters in Jordan after joint military exercises end next week while Secretary of State John Kerry said a political solution to the civil war in neighboring Syria may be getting "out of reach."
Why Russia won't deal on NATO missile defense
President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to discuss missile defense, their thorniest bilateral problem, at the G8 summit in Ireland on June 17 and 18. Previous talks between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have floundered over the alliance's refusal to give Moscow legal guarantees that the system ... (more)
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan agreed on a large-scale ...
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan agreed on a large-scale rearmament of the country's land and naval forces.
Asia News Network
MANILA: Philippines mulls purchase of missiles for defence
The Department of National Defence plans to acquire anti-aircraft guided missiles, which will be positioned in the West Philippine Sea as part of the country's first-ever missile defence system.
The Indian Express
India to have shield from missiles of 5,000 km range
India's missile defence system is set to get a big boost as it is developing capability to intercept enemy missiles fired from a distance of up to 5,000km, in effect tackling any possible threat from countries such as China.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
U.S. to keep warplanes in Jordan, pressing Syria
Ratcheting up the pressure on President Bashar Assad of Syria, the United States will keep American warplanes and anti-missile batteries in Jordan, officials said Saturday.
Putin-Obama upcoming meeting unlikely to bring about a breakthrough - analysts
June 15 - A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of an upcoming G8 summit in Northern Ireland should reduce the level of anti-Russian attitudes in the U.S. establishment, says Sergei Karaganov, a member of the Russian presidential Human Rights Council.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Money for missile defense, construction in Decatur and Birmingham...
A number of Alabama projects ranging from missile defense to military construction projects in Decatur and Birmingham are included in the Senate Armed Services Committee's version of the annual defense appropriations bill.
The Heritage Foundation
Senator Levin Is Wrong: U.S. Needs East Coast Missile Defense Site
Senator Carl Levin , Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee , recently concluded that there is "no validated military requirement" for a proposed East Coast missile defense site.
A look at the House, Senate approaches on key national security issues
There are key differences in the sweeping defense policy bills moving through the Republican-led House and the Democratic-run Senate.
Obama's Monica moment
Obama's Monica moment By M K Bhadrakumar The United States may have administered one of the biggest-ever snubs to the Kremlin in the post-Cold War era with the White House announcement on Thursday that it will provide military support to the Syrian rebels.