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With Home-Grown Technology, Israel Becomes Leading Arms Exporter

One by-product of the recurring battles between Israel and its Arab neighbors is that Israel has developed a home-grown weapons industry that addresses its very specific needs.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

9 hrs ago | Trend

Iran completes indigenous missile system

Iran has finished manufacturing a homegrown missile defense system, which is as powerful as the S-300 system that Russia refused to deliver to the Islamic Republic, Press TV reported.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Five keys points about the proposed missile defense system project at Fort Custer Training Center

The U.S. Department of Defense continues its effort to study the Fort Custer Training Center as a possible site for a new ground-based missile defense system.


Related Topix: Prison, Department of Defense, US News, Battle Creek, MI, Augusta, MI

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Right Wing News

VIDEO: WATCH Israel's Iron Dome Defense System Blow 15 Terrorist Rockets Out Of The Air at Once

How good is Iron Dome, Israel's missile defense system, three years after its debut? A new video posted to YouTube appears to shows Hamas send a salvo of at least 12 unguided rockets at Israel.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Korean News

UFG under Fire in Japan

The Japan Committee for Supporting the Independent and Peaceful Reunification of Korea issued a statement on August 21 denouncing the U.S. imperialists and south Korean warmongers for kicking off Ulji Freedom Guardian joint military exercises for aggression.


Michigan Radio

Battle Creek military base may host U.S. missile base

Fort Custer is one of several sites in the eastern U.S. being reviewed for an expansion of a missile interceptor system.



'Missile defense will never work,' they said.

A new video posted today on a pro-Israel, anti-Hamas YouTube channel called 'Sin' purports to show the Iron Dome, Israel's short-range missile defense system, simultaneously intercepting 15 separate Qassam rockets.


Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News

Alabama Live

Test failure shouldn't deter development of hypersonic weapon, Rep. Mike Rogers says

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command conducts the first flight of the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon concept, Nov. 18, 2011.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Redstone Arsenal, Redstone Arsenal, AL

Korea Herald

Xi asked Park to - tread carefully' on U.S. missile defense system

Chinese President Xi Jinping asked South Korean President Park Geun-hye to "tread carefully" over a U.S. move to deploy its advanced missile-defense system in South Korea during their July summit, two Seoul diplomatic sources said Tuesday.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye, Xi Jinping,

Daily Kos

Stop freaking out about Russia

This is a sentence out of one of dallasdoc's comments in Mark Sumner's diary Stop freaking out about ISIS .


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

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after test launch

A hypersonic weapon being developed by the US military was destroyed four seconds after its test launch after a problem was detected with the system.


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U.S. Naval Institute

Army Hypersonic Test Vehicle Destroyed Following Failed Launch Test

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command conducted a test of a new Conventional Prompt Global Strike weapon earlier today.


National Review Online

Jim Talent: China Rising

These tests, most likely designed to facilitate "hit to kill" technologies critical for China's missile defense and anti-satellite programs, are part of a well-planned, enormous military buildup in which the Chinese have been engaged for nearly 20 years.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Military leaders say Fort Custer Training Center is a strong candidate for missile defense system

If the government is going to spend lots of money, Southwest Michigan might as well be the recipient, some say.


Related Topix: Michigan, Calhoun County, MI, Prison, Battle Creek, MI

The Wilson County News

Congress Shouldn't Compromise a Key Missile Defense Program

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In The Future, Will Only Robots Celebrate Labor Day?

I'm CEO of Digital Power Group, a tech and investment advisory, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute, on the board of the Marshall Institute, a think tank focused on space and missile defense, and Notre Dame's Reilly Center for Science, Technology & Ethics.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Space, CPU, Rutgers University

National Review Online

Hillyer: The Rockets' Red Glare

Indeed, two initiatives long favored by American conservatives, namely missile defense and a border fence, have made the current unpleasantness with Hamas little more than an unfortunate distraction from the true existential threat, which is Iranian nukes.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Take our poll: Should the U.S. build a missile defense system at Fort Custer?

Public hearings are being held this week to debate the pros and cons of building a ballistic missile defense system at Fort Custer near Augusta.


Related Topix: Augusta, MI

Market Report, "The Spanish Defense Industry - Industry Dynamics to 2019: Market Profile", published

The Spanish defense industry is characterized by several established defense contractors, such as Navantia, General Dynamics European Land Systems, Indra Sistemas S.A, Aernnova Aerospoace S.A, which supply defense equipment to the MoD and contribute to the country's ranking as the world's seventh largest arms exporter.