Three decades after Ronald Reagan launched his “Star Wars” project, the costly missile defense program has become a pillar of US strategy despite lingering doubts about its technology. No longer designed to counter a Soviet nuclear attack, the anti-missile network is supposed to thwart a “limited attack” from North Korea or Iran. But numerous experts [...]
Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile here during an operational test at 6:27 a.m. PST, today. Col. Brent McArthur, the 30th Space Wing’s Vice Wing Commander, was the launch decision authority. The launch team, under the direction of the 576th Flight Test Squadron, included crew members from the 91st Missile Wing, Minot [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Isabelle Fuhrman is set to star in Dear Eleanor, a coming-of-age story about two teenage girls who travel across the U.S. in 1962 during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis in search of Eleanor Roosevelt. Kevin Connolly is directing the pic, which is being produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way. Show More Summary
SM-6 offers improved anti-aircraft defense for the Navy.
Raytheon just got the green light to begin full-rate production of its new Standard Missile-6. Raytheon began low-rate initial production of SM-6 missiles for the Navy in February 2011, delivering the first round in February 2013. The...Show More Summary
Seriously. This is the latest fever dream from the right. They believe that the reason Ambassador Chris Stevens was in Benghazi on September 11 was to negotiate the return of Stinger missiles that Hillary Clinton had sold to Al Qaeda...Show More Summary
According to Wikipedia, "Snotlings" are cousins of Goblins and Orks. They're smaller and are used by their much larger brethren as "cannon fodder, food, or cannon missiles." You can imagine tough life must be for these little dudes, but you'll probably find yourself being an even bigger bully to them when you get your hands [...]
The United States’ insistence on pursuing a missile defense system in Europe is standing in the way of further cuts to Russia’s nuclear deterrent forces, Russia’s top general said on Thursday at an international security conference in Moscow.
English Defense League supporters took to the streets of Woolwich and threw missiles at police after the suspected terrorist killing earlier in the day. Elsewhere, two men were arrested following separate attacks on mosques. In Woolwich, a group of between 75 and 100 men gathered at The Queen’s Arms pub on Burrage Grove, where they [...]
Javelin LAWs on order for Army, Marines, Jordan, and Indonesian militaries.
The Department of Defense awarded more than $562 million worth of contracts Wednesday. Among the larger contracts issued was a firm-fixed-price contract awarded to the JAVELIN joint venture between Raytheon and Lockheed Martin . This...Show More Summary
Republican US lawmakers are taking steps to bar the United States from sharing classified missile defense technology information with Russia, draft legislation that was amended in the US Congress Wednesday shows.
India test-launched a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Russian-built guided missile frigate Tarkash off the coast of Goa on Wednesday, a defense ministry source told RIA Novosti.
North Korea fired a sixth short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Monday, defying warnings from UN chief Ban Ki-moon and South Korea after a flurry of similar tests at the weekend. The latest firing was confirmed by the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), who said it was unclear if the North was [...]
North Korea fired its fourth short-range missile in the past two days into waters off its east coast on Sunday, despite calls for restraint from South Korea and other countries in the region, as well as the United Nations. The latest launch into the Sea of Japan, confirmed by South Korean Defense Ministry officials, follows [...]
In January Senator Rand Paul accused the Obama Administration of a cover-up for running guns to terrorist groups in Libya and the region. Via Hannity: Hillary Clinton admitted in testimony that terrorists used weapons from Libya in the attack gas … Continue reading ?
Malaysia has voiced concern over the latest short-range missile launches by North Korea from May 18 to 19, resulting in heightened tensions in the Korea Peninsula.Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said Malaysia joined the international...Show More Summary