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15 hrs ago | MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Raytheon earnings beats forecasts

Raytheon Co. on Thursday delivered a forecast-beating 21% rise in first-quarter profit, though left its full-year guidance unchanged as it wrapped a bullish set of reports from the largest U.S. defense contractors.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Raytheon

17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

Onlookers watch as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor anchors off the Republic of the Marshall Islands, on July 3, 2013.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands, Netherlands, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Escapist

Crazy-Cool DIY Project of the Day: Spider-Man Web Shooter Railgun

Railguns are awesome, if not pants-soilingly scary. Big versions are being used/tested as missile defense platforms, while they're also Arnold Schwarzenegger's best friend .

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National Journal

NATO Eyes Antimissile Gains in Surveillance-Plane Upgrades

A NATO airborne warning and control system, or "AWACS," aircraft takes off from an alliance air base at Geilenkirchen, Germany, in March 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Germany, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Boeing E-3 Sentry

Benzinga

Leidos Awarded $17M Contract by Army Space & Missile Defense Command

Leidos , a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command to provide intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting support to the Air Combat Command.

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Related Topix: US Army

U.S. Naval Institute

USS Taylor Returns to Black Sea, 3 NATO Ships Now in Region

U.S. Navy frigate USS Taylor has returned to the Black Sea for the second time in as many months, service officials told USNI News on Wednesday.

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

Freshnews

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Pacific Missile Range Facility, Raytheon, Aerospace-Defense, Theater, Arts

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PR-inside.com

Global missile defence systems market: North America leads despite US bugdet cuts

This is despite the US witnessing budget cuts in the recent past and looking likely to continue to do so in the future.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Russia Taday

India to test AMD system and first subsonic cruise missile next week

India will be testing an anti-ballistic missile defense system next week, said the director general of the country's Defence Research and Development Organization , as well as its first indigenously developed subsonic long-range cruise missile.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a Japan Coast Guard vessel, left, sails along with a Chinese surveillance ship near the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea.

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Related Topix: Prison, North Korea, World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, South Korea, Washington

The Wichita Eagle

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a Japan Coast Guard vessel, left, sails along with a Chinese surveillance ship near the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea.

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Related Topix: Prison, South Korea, World News, Asia, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Television, FOX News Network

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Free Republic

What Would Reagan Do: Revive Europe Missile Defense

Russian Aggression: Instead of a foreign policy that's a blend of Neville Chamberlain and Monty Python, the U.S. should trade flexibility for some backbone, scrap the reset button and start digging some missile silos.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Nation

India set to test missile shield next week

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/21-Apr-2014/india-set-to-test-missile-shield-next-week For news details Read on : India set to test missile shield next week NEW DELHI : India is all set to test its anti-ballistic missile defence system for long range for the first time next week.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

The United States' 'Baltic Pivot'. How Poland Will Become NATO's Secret Weapon.

As the US debates its 21st Century "Baltic Pivot" or it will be safe to assume that this pivot will mimic that of its predecessor in during the Post WWII era of 1949 to 1990.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Asia, The Federation, Alternative, Ukraine,

Free Republic

Governor Mike Pence In Berlin: Diplomacy with Russia Has Failed

Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday declared the 'reset' of U.S.-Russian relations a failure and called for the construction of a European missile defense shield to deter Russian aggression.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

National Journal

Hagel: U.S. May 'Adjust' Missile Defenses in Europe, As Tensions Rise

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak speak to the media at the Pentagon on Thursday.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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.

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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Mount Sterling, KY, Vladimir Putin

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