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2 hrs ago | Defence Industry Daily

Poland's Balancing Act: A Briefing for the Defense Sector - Part 2

This is a pivotal year for the Polish defense market. Part 1 of this series offers an overview of Poland's $44 billion military modernization program.

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

7 hrs ago | Pravda

New S-500 Prometheus air defense system to protect Moscow and Central Russia

The first regiment of state-of-the-art anti-aircraft missile system S-500 will cover Moscow and the center of Russia, commander of the air defense and missile troops, Major-General Andrei Demin said.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News

11 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Congressional candidates weigh in on proposed missile defense site at Fort Drum

Candidates for New York's 21st Congressional District seat on Tuesday weighed in on the proposed missile defense site at Fort Drum.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY

19 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 8:49 AM2,000 Reservists Called Back Up for IDF Service

Some 2,000 army reservists have been called back up to IDF service following the resumption of hostilities by Gazan terrorists on Tuesday.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Barrage of rockets strikes Israel as bomb shelters ordered open

Rockets launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel is seen as a rocket by the Iron Dome anti-missile system is fired to intercept them on Aug. 19. Photo by Amir Cohen/Reuters More than two dozen rockets were fired fr0m the Gaza Strip between the hours of 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Watertown Daily Times

Open house tonight in Carthage about potential missile site at Fort Drum

North country residents will have a chance to ask questions and speak out about a potential missile defense site at Fort Drum during a meeting tonight in Carthage.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY, Carthage, NY, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force

MLive.com

Public input sessions are Aug. 26 and 28 for missile defense project at Fort Custer

Soldiers from several Michigan Army National Guard units are shown in this Jan. 6, 2013 file photo during a departure ceremony at Fort Custer.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Prison, Michigan, Kalamazoo County, MI, US Air Force

North County Public Radio

Missile defense site meeting tonight in Carthage

A meeting will be held tonight at the Carthage High School to talk about the possibility of building a missile defense site at Fort Drum.

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Related Topix: Carthage, NY, Fort Drum, NY

Miami New Times

Mayor Philip Levine Invites Residents to Visit Israel's Missile Defense Manufacturers

An upcoming Miami Beach business trip will include a visit to the manufacturer of the Iron Dome missile defense system, above.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Miami-Beach, FL,

Business Journal

Lockheed Martin lands $124M THAAD contract

Lockheed Martin Corp. Missiles and Fire Control was recently awarded a contract that could bring more manufacturing work to Alabama.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Alabama Live

Score! Alabama-made SM-6 dials up 'straight flush' in flight test

The Huntsville-made Standard Missile-6 performed right on cue during recent tests that showcased its ability to intercept a subsonic, low-altitude target over land.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

National Review Online

Paula A. DeSutter: Mead Treadwell Gets It on Defense Policy

Our adversaries and enemies are emboldened, while our allies hear words of assurance but know they are not backed by deeds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Barack Obama, George Bush

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Trend

Missile defense program IranESs redline in negotiations: Najafi

IranESs permanent envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency Reza Najafi said Monday that missile defense program is IranESs redline in its nuclear negotiations with the West, IRNA reported.

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Alabama Live

Missile conference leaders vow to change security procedures as press treatment makes...

Two national media members who attended last week's Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville are sharing their stories of what has been described as censorship and intimidation from security personnel.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Navy Times

Agency details proposed missile defense site in Maine

Building a missile defense site in western Maine aimed at protecting the East Coast would mean upgrading some roads, building housing and a backup power plant, and scattering missile silos to accommodate hilly terrain, a defense official said.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Bangor International Airport, Rangeley, ME, US Navy, Livermore Falls, ME

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Washington Times

Mainers hear about proposed missile defense site

Creation of a missile defense site in western Maine would mean upgrading roads, construction of housing and a backup power plant, and 60 missiles located in silos.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Essay: Censorship, police intimidation at missile defense conference

In the back of a dimly lit banquet hall, a member of a prominent Washington think tank sat taking notes and snapping pictures of speakers' briefing slides using his mobile phone.

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Armenian Liberty

Azeri Targets 'Unprotected Against Armenian Missiles'

Despite its massive military buildup Azerbaijan still lacks the capacity to protect its strategic facilities against Armenian missile strikes in case of another war for Nagorno-Karabakh, a retired Armenian army general claimed on Friday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

American Thinker

Israel's Disproportionate Decency

When observers describe or denounce Israeli military actions as "disproportionate," they glibly assume sweeping legal conclusions without sufficient proof or analysis.

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

Alabama Live

Mentor-protege partnership between Northrop Grumman, Davidson Technologies in Huntsville a...

"I encourage any small business who has an opportunity to be a part of a funded DoD or NASA mentor-protA©gA© program to aggressively go after it."

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Huntsville, AL, Marketing

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