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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Rolls-Royce congratulates US Navy on christening of USS Zumwalt,...

The 600 foot long all-electric ship was christened by sponsors with the most efficient and reliable power generation systems for current and future ship programs.


14 hrs ago | AlertNet

Putin says annexation of Crimea partly a response to NATO enlargement

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russia had been forced to respond to NATO enlargement and that its annexation of Crimea, home to its Black Sea Fleet, was partly influenced by the Western military alliance's expansion into eastern Europe.


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

19 hrs ago | The Hill

How to fix the president's ballistic missile defense policy

In the wake of the Crimean crisis, a growing chorus of Republican lawmakers and conservative thinkers have called for a reassessment of the president's European missile defense policy.


Related Topix: Dick Cheney, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News

21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

McConnell rips Obama foreign policy, would send arms to Ukrainian army

"You are hard pressed to name a single place in the world where we are in better shape now than we were when he came to office," the Kentucky Republican told WMST's "Mid-Mornings on Main" with Dan Manley in Mt.


Related Topix: Mount Sterling, KY, Vladimir Putin

Yesterday | Russia Taday

NATO attacks Russia with propaganda factsheet - Foreign Ministry

By trying to make Russia the culprit in the current Ukrainian crisis, NATO has outperformed its own propaganda efforts from the aggressive time against Yugoslavia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.


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

Yesterday | Townhall

Obama and the Appeasement Myth

Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington, D.C., often appear in noisy flocks.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, George Bush, Dick Cheney, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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.


Related Topix: World News, Poland, Roman Catholic Church

National Journal

Pentagon Plans to Ax Missile-Interceptor Redesign Under Sequestration

The Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, seen in a photo released in late 2002. The Pentagon on Tuesday announced that if sequestration remains in effect in future years, it would cancel plans to redesign the troubled component.


Washington Examiner

First in Fox News First: Pence hits Obama on missile shield in Berlin speech

Buzz Cut: a First in Fox News First: Pence hits Obama on missile shield in Berlin speech a ObamaCare puts docs on hook a O'Malley hints at plan for meaningful defeat a Power Play: Bayou Battle a Who could blame him? FIRST IN FOX NEWS FIRST: PENCE HITS OBAMA ON MISSILE SHIELD IN BERLIN SPEECH Gov. Mike Pence , R-Ind., will deliver a speech today at ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Hispanic Business

Sources Sought Notice - T&E Debris Safety Engineering Services

The purpose of this sources sought is to determine if there are other companies capable of providing the required services in a competitive procurement.


Free Republic

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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