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May 6, 2016 | Missile Defense News

Top US Official: Washington Seeking THAAD Dialogue With Beijing

Voice of America: A top U.S. official says Washington still hopes to hold a dialogue with Beijing on the possible deployment of an advanced missile defense system, known as THAAD, in South Korea. At an Air Force Association policy seminar Thursday in Washington’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, Assistant Secretary of State Frank Rose reiterated the assertion… read more

May 6, 2016 | Missile Defense News

Missile bases bolster NATO in new stance with Russia

New York Times: NATO’s European missile defense system will go live on Thursday when a base in Romania becomes operational. The next day, Poland is scheduled to break ground on its NATO missile-defense base. The decision by the United States and its allies in Eastern Europe to proceed with ballistic missile defense in the face… read more

May 5, 2016 | Missile Defense News

NATO Ratchets Up Missile Defense Despite Russian Criticism

New York Times: A United States Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jet, which is part of the Operation Atlantic Resolve, an American commitment to NATO’s collective security and regional stability, at the Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania, in April. Credit Mindaugas Kulbis/Associated Press LONDON — NATO’s European missile defense system goes live on Thursday when a… read more

May 4, 2016 | Missile Defense News

CIMSEC Interviews Captain Mark Vandroff, Program Manager DDG-51, Part 1

Center for International Maritime Security: CIMSEC sat down with Captain Mark Vandroff to solicit his expert insight into the complex world of acquisition and the future of the U.S. Navy’s destroyers. CAPT Vandroff is the Program Manager of the U.S. Navy’s DDG-51 program, the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, which is the most numerous warship in the U.S.… read more

May 4, 2016 | Missile Defense News

Vendors showcase new technology at Fort Sill conference

ABC 7 News: Hundreds of people from all over the world are converging on Fort Sill this week for the annual Fires conference. More than 60 vendors are on post showcasing everything from radar technology to missile defense. Fort Sill is playing host to speakers from around the globe who will be giving presentations and… read more

May 4, 2016 | Missile Defense News

S. Korea’s military buildup to focus on countering DPRK’s nuke, missile threats: Seoul

China Economic Net: South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo said on Wednesday that his country’s military buildup will be focused on countering the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s nuclear devices and ballistic missiles. Han told a forum, hosted by a local cable news channel Channel A, that a paradigm shift in military buildup will… read more

May 4, 2016 | Missile Defense News

US weighs more troops, hi-tech weapons in Europe to counter Russia

Stars and Stripes: Seeking to stare down any future Russian aggression, the United States is looking to deploy more troops and sophisticated weapons to Europe, the U.S. military’s top officer told Foreign Policy. Already, the Pentagon has been gearing up to send a third U.S. Army brigade to Eastern Europe, a move prompted by Russia’s… read more

May 4, 2016 | Missile Defense News

US-Israel aid talks stumble over missile defense — report

The Times of Israel: egotiations over a new US security aid package to Israel have hit a snag, and the two sides are in disagreement not only over the size of the annual increase but also over a request from the Jewish state that a separate sub-package for missile defense be enshrined in the deal,… read more

May 4, 2016 | Missile Defense News

Legislation Seeks Defense Against Hypersonic Missiles

The Washington Free Beacon: Congress is pressing the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency to counter the growing threat of high-speed, maneuvering missiles. An amendment to the current defense authorization bill passed by the House Armed Services Committee last week would require the agency to develop and fund a program to defeat hypersonic missiles. The legislation calls… read more

May 2, 2016 | Missile Defense News

Millennium Wins $235M Contract to Support MDA Ballistic Missile Testing Program

GovCon Wire: The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a potential $235.4 million contract to Millennium Engineering and Integration to provide advisory and technical assistance services throughout the Ballistic Missile Defense System‘s testing life cycle. Millennium will help the agency to implement, sustain and assess BMDS test plans, procedures and policies under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said… read more

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