President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that Romania and Poland have put themselves in the “cross-hairs” of Russian rockets by hosting the U.S. defensive missile system that Russia considers a threat to its security. The Russian leader gave the stark warning over the missile shield during a joint news conference in Athens with Greek Prime... Show More Summary
Romania's Foreign Ministry said it was surprised by Russian President Vladimir Putin's stance regarding the US missile defense system recently deployed in the country.
NATO says the system is purely defensive and a response to a growing capability of ballistic missiles globally
US aerospace giant Raytheon secured a contract worth more than $365 million to produce Aegis radar and missile control equipment for the US Navy as well as the governments of Japan and South Korea, the US Department of Defense said in a press release.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services has received a $49.6 million US Air Force contract to manage, operate and maintain advanced radar systems at five key strategic missile warning bases around the world, the Department of Defense announced.
The countries of the Baltic region need to get access to the US Patriot surface-to-air missiles with anti-ballistic missile capability to prevent Russia’s possible invasion, Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Defense Forces Lt. Gen. Riho Terras said Thursday.
The government's critical nuclear missile defense systems still rely on ancient 1970s-era technology -- but that's not as crazy as it might seem at first glance, even if it's long-since time to update the underlying hardware.
The federal government still relies on ancient technology to run some of our most critical systems, including the DoD's computers that control ICBM nuclear missiles.
Commenting on growing US-Chinese tensions in the South China Sea region, and Beijing's announcement that it would deploy nuclear-armed subs to the Pacific in response to US missile defenses in South Korea, University of Maryland professor John Short warned that the risks of a military confrontation between the two powers are 'quite high'.
According to Russian military, Russian and Chinese missile defense command staff took part on Thursday in a computerized joint exercise aimed at practicing their interoperability.
According to the company statement, US defense corporation Lockheed Martin has received a $321.8 million contract to continue testing and integration of the US Navy’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile.
In a new report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reveals that the "Department of Defense uses 8- inch floppy disks in a legacy system that coordinates the operational functions of the nation’s nuclear forces." That floppy format was developed in the late 1960s and was obsolete by the 1980s. Show More Summary
The nations of Europe would benefit immensely if they opened themselves to vast new markets in Eurasia, including Russia and China, instead of opening new US Missile Defense bases in the EU, strategic consultant F. William Engdahl notes.
Glenn Diesen Security, Europe The new missile defense base in Romania signifies another step towards a precarious and unpredictable nuclear confrontation with Russia. A new NATO missile defense base in Romania recently became operational,...Show More Summary
The Beltway military punditry floats one of its most inflammatory ideas yet, in calls for a preemptive strike against Moscow along with calls to bolster America’s missile defense system.
Pomerania Development Agency issued a report on potential losses the region may bear as result of the construction of a US missile defense system in the village of Redzikowo and concluded that this amount is likely to exceed 760 million dollars, according to Business Insider Polska.
The Polish state will lose over 3 billion zloty ($760 million) due to the construction of a military base to be equipped with the US Aegis Ashore missile defense system in the village of Redzikovo, the Pomerania Development Agency said in a report, as cited by local media Monday.
Russia will find ways to respond properly to the deployment of US missile defense systems in eastern Europe, Deputy Secretary of Russia's Security Council Yevgeny Lukyanov said Monday.
The German Bundeswehr is short of funds to buy an advanced tactical missile defense system and an additional number of Leopard-2 tanks, according to an internal Defense Ministry document obtained by the daily newspaper Bild.
Russia’s Mi-28 Night Hunter attack helicopters will soon be equipped with an advanced on-board laser system to defend against MANPAD missiles and air-to-air missiles, a senior adviser to the deputy head of the Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern (KRET), told RIA Novosti.