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59 min ago | Ynetnews

DM Ya'alon says it's 'expensive' to fight terror, claims op cost IDF over NIS 9B

"The direct cost of the operation stands at more than $9 billion," the defense minister said, adding that dealing with terror is "expensive," He further claimed that the Iron Dome missile defense system saved Israel from taking over Gaza and allowed life in Israel to continue as normal, thus minimizing the economic cost of the war.

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4 hrs ago | Pravda

Russia to change its military doctrine in light of NATO's growing aggression

External political factors of the moment, such as NATO expansion, the missile defense issue, the Ukrainian crisis, and all that is connected with it, urgently require clarifications and changes be introduced to the existing military doctrine of Russia, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Mikhail Popov said in an ... (more)

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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Brandon Sun

What the US military wants for missile defence: multi-use sensors in the Arctic

Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., Commander, U.S. Northern Command and Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 19, 2013, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. European Command.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, US Military, Peterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, Paul Martin

Korea Herald

Korea, U.S. to discuss missile defense

The transfer of wartime operational control and missile defense cooperation may top the agenda should the national security chiefs of South Korea and the U.S. meet for their first official bilateral meeting in Washington, observers said Monday.

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

Fire Dog Lake

"Don't worry, we're good for it"

Israel has been presented with a hefty bill for 50 days of war in Gaza, as the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, moved to slash government spending by 2% this year to offset the $2.52 bn cost of the conflict.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Hispanic Business

Turkish government asks firms in missile tender to extend their bids until end-2014.

The air defence system is a very complex system that requires detailed works and examinations such as the local infrastructure, joint production and technology transfer, the defence agency said, adding that the contract talks are continuing and the firms which do not wish to be excluded from the process have been asked to extend their bids.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Taiwan to spend HK$19 billion on home-made missile defence against Beijing

Taiwan for the first time unveils a home-grown supersonic Tien Kung 3 ship-to-ship missile in 2007.

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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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

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.

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

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.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

MLive.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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RedState

'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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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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