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As Fort Custer takes aims at missile defense system, pros and cons are being launched

It would pump billions of dollars into the regional economy, providing jobs to about 300 people directly and up to five times that number indirectly.


Related Topix: Prison, Calhoun County, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI, US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Should Israel and the U.S. rethink Iron Dome's usefulness?

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.


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

The Post-Standard

Fort Drum missile interceptor site would employ up to 1,800 in military, civilian jobs

The Pentagon is considering whether to build a missile-interceptor at Fort Drum or three other East Coast sites.


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

Live Science

Boeing 'Recreates Outer Space' to Fix Missile Defense System

Last month, the U.S. military's missile defense system successfully destroyed a mock enemy target high above the Pacific Ocean.


People's Daily Online

Denmark to join Nato's missile defense system

Denmark will contribute at least one frigate to NATO's missile defense shield, the country's Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard said after a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday afternoon.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Work at a media availability at Osan Air Force Base, Republic of Korea

LT. CMDR COURTNEY HILLSON: Good afternoon, I am Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson the Public Affairs Officer for the Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, US Military, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, North Korea

Daily Times

Iran mass-produces advanced batteries for missiles

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.


Arutz Sheva Israel News

Gaza Terror Rockets Target Jerusalem Area

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.


Lexington County Chronicle

Missile defense like the finger of God

Over the years I have attended presentations made by heroes of our own era. James Watson who discovered the helix curve with Francis Crick and Paul Tibbets who dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, effectively ending WWII, have spoken here.


Related Topix: Lexington Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Lexington County, SC, Columbia, SC, West Columbia, SC

Korea Herald

US calls for 'extreme interoperability' with S. Korea in air defense system

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.


Related Topix: South Korea,

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.


Related Topix: World News, Poland, Roman Catholic Church

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News

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.


Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY

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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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