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  1. Ar's 15th Anniversary15 Years in 15 MinutesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | American Reporter

    It looks like President Barack Obama is going to follow up his biggest domestic policy achievement - health care reform - with his biggest foreign policy achievement - a new strategic nuclear arms reduction treaty and new U.S. policies regarding the use of nuclear weapons. The treaty that Mr. Obama and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev signed in Prague on April 8 is not just the first significant arms control treaty between the United States and Russia since the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or START, was signed by President George H.W. Bush and President Mikhail Gorbachev.


  2. On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... 1980s. Another newly declassified CIA report deals with U.S. President Ronald Reagan's proposed Strategic Defense Initiative - a far more elaborate precursor to the National Missile Defense program being promotedby current President George W. Bush. ...


  3. U.S. Army holds public hearings on propo...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The U.S. Army has completed two public hearings on its proposal to change the deployment of a THAAD missile defense battery on the island of Guam from temporary to permanent to cope with threats from North Korea. The hearings, held on Thursday and Saturday, came after an environmental assessment found earlier this month that a permanent THAAD deployment on Guam won't have any significant environmental impact on the human and natural environment.


  4. What a Yemeni missile tells us about the Iran dealRead the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    The U.S. and its regional partners are going to have to work a lot harder because missiles, being a crucial part of Iran's quest to obtain nuclear weapons, are missing from the P5+1 nuclear negotiations. One may be forgiven for not noticing that Saudi Arabia on June 6 used Patriot missiles to intercept a Scud-class missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen.


  5. IDF Appoints Special Team to Plan Strike on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    As world powers and Iran reach a deadline Tuesday - which may be extended - for talks on the Islamic regime's nuclear program, Israel is taking steps to prepare for a military strike on Tehran's nuclear facilities so as to defend itself from the impending threat. Iran has refused to allow inspections of its covert nuclear sites and declared it will use advanced centrifuges as soon as a deal is met, meaning the leading state sponsor of terrorism could potentially obtain a nuclear arsenal within weeks, all while getting billions of dollars in sanctions relief through a nuclear deal.


  6. KCNA Commentary Accuses U.S. of Its Moves to Launch Nuclear WarRead the original story

    Yesterday | Korean News

    The U.S. military moves to launch a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula at any cost have reached an ever more undisguised and full-fledged phase. Recently, latest missile cruiser Chancellorsville of the U.S. Navy equipped with Aegis system anchored at the U.S. military base in Yokosuka, Japan.


  7. The WilliesHOW do You 'Run' Against a 3-Time Super Bowl Lineman?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    When the invasion of the strategic Ukrainian region of Crimea was still imminent, I wrote that the first thing the Obama Administration should do in response is to reinstate the proposed defensive missile shield in Poland proposed by the Bush Administration but dropped by the Obama White House in 2009. The first to propose the same thing was U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who told the New York Times a few days after the then-accomplished Russian invasion of the Crimea that he wanted "a review" of the antimissile plan.


  8. Mercury Systems Receives $10.6M In Orders For Radar Subsystems For Missile Defense ApplicationRead the original story

    Yesterday | RF Globalnet

    Mercury Systems, Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today's critical defense and intelligence applications, announced it received $10.6M in orders from a leading defense prime contractor to provide radar subsystems and related digital processing technologies for a missile defense application. The orders were booked in the Company's fiscal 2015 fourth quarter and are expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.


  9. New Spartan plane for Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    FISHERMAN Mark Peterson felt a heavy tug on his net, but what he reeled in was no river monster. It was the body of a man tied to a metal cross.


  10. The Continuing Duel with Iran: Containment, Deterrence, and the Iranian Arms Control AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CSIS

    The time may come when negotiation and diplomacy can end the duel between Iran and the United States and its Arab allies. That time has not come, and it will not come soon -- even if Iran does sign a nuclear agreement with the P5+1.


  11. Hypersonic Missiles and Aircraft Heat Up Arms Race, Threaten USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Max

    Hypersonic missiles and aircraft able to fly five times the speed of sound are likely to arrive by 2040, senior US Air Force officials said this past weekend, and are heating up the arms race between the U.S., Russia and China. Both types of missiles and vehicles are long-range, precision guided munitions thought to have the ability to penetrate the US ballistic missile defense systems, which itself can intercept enemy aerial offensives, according to The International Business Times .


  12. Air force starts training operators for David's Sling missile defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of Israel

    The Israeli Air Force has begun training its first class of mid-range missile-defense operators, a significant step toward the completion of a multi-tiered missile-defense system, the Defense Ministry announced on Monday. "The vision that was laid out a decade ago, today becomes a reality," Yair Ramati, the head of the Israel Missile Defense Organization at the ministry, said at the launch of the inaugural course.


  13. Navy chooses Lockheed Martin in Salina for $59 million ship defense contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2013 | The Post-Standard

    The U.S. Navy has selected Lockheed Martin and its plant in suburban Syracuse for a contract worth up to $59 million to improve the electronic warfare defenses of its ships. The new contract, valued at nearly $8 million, is for Block 1B3 systems for the Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program , or SEWIP.


  14. New Arms Race in Eastern Europ...Read the original story

    Monday | Warsaw Voice

    The United States is planning to store tanks, infantry combat vehicles and other heavy weapons for thousands of American troops in Poland and other Eastern European countries, according to a report in The New York Times that triggered a threat by Moscow to retaliate. The U.S. plans, prompted by Russia's annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine, would be the first time since the end of the Cold War that America has stationed heavy military equipment in NATO member countries that were once Soviet satellite states, The New York Times pointed out.


  15. U.S. envoy says still too early to discuss THAADRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert on Monday noted the need for Seoul and Washington to create an "official consultative mechanism" to discuss the U.S.' potential deployment of an advanced missile defense asset to Korea. But he said during his courtesy visit to Rep. Moon Jae-in, chief of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy, that it is premature yet to publicly discuss the dispatch of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, as Washington is still internally discussing it.


  16. Defense/Security, 1:04 PMGoing Operational: US, IDF Begin Training 'Magic Wand' OperatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The US and Israel defense establishments have launched the first course for operators of the Magic Wand anti-missile system, which is scheduled to go operational in the coming months. It will complement the Iron Dome system, which deals mostly with short range missiles, and counter both short and medium range missiles, with a focus on accurate missiles.


  17. Jeff Jacoby:Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jewish World Review

    During a visit to Estonia on Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter made it official: The United States is sending a combat brigade's worth of tanks, armored vehicles, and other military equipment to six NATO allies in the Baltics and Eastern Europe. For the first time since the fall of the Iron Curtain, Washington will station heavy weaponry on territory that was once under Moscow's boot.


  18. Monday, July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    1747 - France and Spain break combined blockade by British fleet and troops of Austria's Maria Theresa at Genoa, Italy. 1908 - Young Turks under Niazi Bey stage revolt at Resina in Macedonia.


  19. VIP Squadron to Get New Indian Air Force OneRead the original story

    Sunday | PR Log

    PRLog - June 29, 2015 - NEW DELHI, India -- According to an item published in the latest issue of Indian Military Review the President and the Prime Minister will soon get a plush, highly-secure office high in the sky. Fitted with advanced self-protection suites to jam and beat hostile incoming missiles and encrypted satellite communication facilities, the new 'Desi Air Force One' is set to be cleared soon.


  20. Turkey Plans to Invade Syria, But To Stop The Kurds, Not ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Horizon

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning a military intervention into northern Syria to prevent Syrian Kurds from forming their own state there, despite concerns among his own generals and possible criticism from Washington and other NATO allies, according to reports in both pro- and anti-government media. In a speech last Friday, Erdogan vowed that Turkey would not accept a move by Syrian Kurds to set up their own state in Syria following gains by Kurdish fighters against the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS, in recent weeks.