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A missile is launched by an Iron Dome battery, a missile defense system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod.
The Pentagon is considering whether to build a missile-interceptor at Fort Drum or three other East Coast sites.
Last month, the U.S. military's missile defense system successfully destroyed a mock enemy target high above the Pacific Ocean.
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TEHRAN: Iran has launched production lines for energy density batteries used in the electronic systems of its sea-based, ground-based and air-based missiles.
Reportedly, a rocket was shot down by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system over Modi'in, about 25 minutes' drive from Jerusalem, but residents of Jerusalem reported hearing several booms, indicating there may have been more than one rocket fired at the region.
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The United States has no objection to South Korea's plan to develop its own missile defense system but hopes that it would be interoperable with the existing U.S. system, a U.S. official said Thursday.
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.
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.
Candidates for New York's 21st Congressional District seat on Tuesday weighed in on the proposed missile defense site at Fort Drum.
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.
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.
Soldiers from several Michigan Army National Guard units are shown in this Jan. 6, 2013 file photo during a departure ceremony at Fort Custer.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 04:47 am
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