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July 20, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Command kicks Off Fifth Global Strike Challenge

Air Force Global Strike Command: Teams from across Air Force Global Strike Command, as well as the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command, Air Force Materiel Command and Air Combat Command, begin competing in the fifth Global Strike Challenge this week. Global Strike Challenge is the world’s premier bomber, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile and security… read more

July 20, 2015 | Missile Defense News

US and ROK Patriot crews seal the gaps in combined air defense

DVIDS: Air defenders from Republic of Korea Air Force’s 199th Air Defense Artillery Battalion and U.S. Army 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment joined forces for a week-long exercise linking U.S. and ROK air defense systems July 13-16 at Jungwon Air Base. This is the second time the two countries have conducted this type… read more

July 20, 2015 | Missile Defense News

To Print a Missile

The Hill: The day is coming when missiles can be printed. Researchers at Raytheon Missile Systems say they have already created nearly every component of a guided weapon using additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing. The components include rocket engines, fins, parts for the guidance and control systems, and more. “You could potentially… read more

July 17, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Fort Sill Sends 460 For Year In Kuwait

Lawton Constitution: Well-wishers said farewell to more than 460 soldiers of 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery (ADA) at a deployment ceremony Wednesday as they head off on a yearlong deployment to Kuwait. Their spouses, meanwhile, will be the first to take advantage of a new program to keep them active and involved while their… read more

July 17, 2015 | Threat News

Russia’s Moskva Cruiser Successfully Test-Fires Cruise Missile In Atlantic

International Business Times: The flagship Moskva cruiser of the Russian Black Sea Fleet has successfully test-fired a cruise missile in the Atlantic Ocean, the Russian defense ministry announced Thursday. The Moskva and three other warships, including the Pytlivy escort ship, the Shakhtyor rescue tug and the Ivan Bubnov tanker, are reportedly currently located in the… read more

July 16, 2015 | Threat News

Read President Barack Obama’s Statements on Iran Deal

U.S. News: “Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States, together with our international partners, has achieved something that decades of animosity has not: a comprehensive long term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon. This deal demonstrates that American diplomacy can bring about real and meaningful change –… read more

July 16, 2015 | Threat News

U.S. Offers to Help Israel Bolster Defenses, Yet Iran Nuclear Deal Leaves Ally Uneasy

New York Times: When President Obama called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday to discuss the nuclear deal with Iran, the American president offered the Israeli leader, who had just deemed the agreement a “historic mistake,” a consolation prize: a fattening of the already generous military aid package the United States gives Israel. The nuclear… read more

July 16, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Japan’s Lower House Passes Bills to Give Military Freer Hand to Fight

New York Times: The lower house of Japan’s Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that would give the country’s military limited powers to fight in foreign conflicts for the first time since World War II. The lawmakers acted despite broad public opposition to the legislation, which has set off Japan’s largest demonstrations since the aftermath of… read more

July 16, 2015 | Missile Defense News

Georgia Signs Air Defense Deal With MBDA

Defense News: Georgia announced it has inked a deal with European missile systems group MBDA to acquire a “state-of-the-art defense system,” according to Georgia’s Defense Minister Tinatin Khidasheli. “This system can be equipped with many additional features that can strengthen its defense ability in accordance with what a country can afford,” Khidasheli said following the… read more

July 15, 2015 | Threat News

Nuclear Agreement To Prevent S-300 Anti-Missile System Sale To Iran

Defense World: Russia’s plans to sell S-300 missile Defense Systems to Iran have to wait for another five years following the final agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program. As per the agreement, the UN arms embargo against Iran will remain for five years and US missile sanctions will be applicable for another eight years. This means,… read more

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