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9 min ago | Free Republic

Sampson radar - UK pursues at-sea missile defence capabilities

The BAE Systems Sampson multi-function radar fitted to the Royal Navy's fleet of Type 45 destroyers forms part of the Sea Viper naval air defence system, but it could also play a role in ballistic missile defence.

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2 hrs ago | News12.com

Schumer suggests missile defense for airlines

Two U.S. legislators on Sunday urged the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv's airport.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Federal Aviation Administration

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: Col. Frank Powell assumes command of Patriot system

Frank Powell III succeeded Col. James Gustine as project manager of the Army's Patriot air defense missile system.

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Arirang TV

U.S. has not requested to deploy THAAD missile defense in Korea - official

There has been a lot of speculation one way or the other, but a high-ranking South Korean official says the United States has NOT officially requested to deploy its missile defense system in Korea.

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China Digital Times

U.S. Says China Tested Anti-Satellite Missile

The U.S. says China has tested a missile designed to destroy satellites and is urging Beijing to refrain from destabilizing actions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, World News, China, Asia, China Travel

The Times of Israel

Gaza rocket app localizes warnings, maps history

An Iron Dome missile defense battery set up near the southern Israeli town of Ashdod fires an intercepting missile on July 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East,

Stars and Stripes

Northern Command chief talks military response to disaster, effectiveness of America's missile defen

Chaos in the Middle East means an increased threat of terrorist attacks on American soil, U.S. Northern Command chief Gen.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, US Military, US Air Force, El Paso County, CO

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/SecurityHamas Continues to Fire Rockets Despite Ceasefire

Rockets sounded throughout the Coastal , Ashdod, Ashkelon, Judea, and Sharon regions on Sunday morning, despite a "humanitarian ceasefire" between Israel and Hamas.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hispanic Business

Micronet Enertec Technologies Gets $1.2M Purchase Order

According to a release from the company, the purchase order is from an Israeli defense contractor that has partnered with a U.S defense contractor in marketing this advanced Missile Defense System worldwide.

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News Max

Michael Reagan: Obama Doesn't Know What To Do About Putin

President Barack Obama is in over his head when it comes to dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and it's concerning, says Michael Reagan, conservative commentator and son of former President Ronald Reagan.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Russia, Asia, Ronald Reagan

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Breitbart.com

McConnell Submits Bill to Keep Harry Reid from Exploiting Israel's Iron Dome in Border Crisis Package

With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger

Keizertimes.com

Obama is crushing the Reagan link

Across his remarkably successful presidency, Ronald Reagan repeatedly made the link between the U.S. economy and U.S. international security and defense.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Terrorism, Vladimir Putin

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 9:24 PMGaza Rocket Salvo Targets Southern and Central Israel

The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a rocket over Ashkelon. Anoter rocket exploded in an open area near the city.

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The New Zealand Herald

Paul Thomas: An interconnected world stays clear of the brink

While the 1962 Cuban missile crisis is widely regarded as the nearest the world has come to nuclear war, historians and military analysts believe we were even closer to the brink in late 1983.

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News Max

Hamas Peace Plan Is to Wipe Out Israel

Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the other day about the difference between Israel and Hamas: "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

National Review Online

Rebeccah Heinrichs: An Iron Dome for America?

Here are a few important points about Iron Dome and missile defense in general for Americans to consider.

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Related Topix: US News, South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea,

ABC News

German Airlines Cancel More Tel Aviv Flights

Germany's two largest airlines say they are not yet resuming flights to Israel even though the European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport.

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Newsday

China media: Missile defence

The Ministry of Defence on Thursday announced that the military successfully conducted tests on its missile-interception system from land and "achieved the pre-set goal".

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fox News

Raytheon Posts 13% Rise, Maintains Outlook

U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Co reported a 13 percent rise in second-quarter profit, helped by cost cutting and favorable pension adjustments, and maintained its full-year forecast.

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Related Topix: Raytheon, Aerospace-Defense, Business News

The Times of Israel

Israeli planes vulnerable to missiles that downed MH17

Wreckage of a Malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

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