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International Business Times
'Game-changing' updates to MQ-9 Reaper drones will help track North Korean missiles the US said at the time. Now, a source familiar with the ongoing development o
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
the US said at the time. Now, a source familiar with the ongoing development of the drones told Defense One that the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is hoping to expand testing in the next few years in order to enhance laser tracking technology... Read more
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Daily Mail
Teams of MQ-9 Reaper drones could scour Guam skies for Korean attacks3D targeting data, helping interceptor ships draw a better bead on the flying m
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
3D targeting data, helping interceptor ships draw a better bead on the flying missiles. According to Defence One, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency wants to reduce to one the number of Reapers needed to track enemy launches, likely by adding a... Read more
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Boston Globe
US top brass stress diplomacy first, force second, in dealing with North Korealong with General John Hyten, head of US Strategic Command, and Lieutenant Gen
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
along with General John Hyten, head of US Strategic Command, and Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency. Together they have been underscoring the US military’s readiness to act, but at the same time have... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
As North Korea vows response, U.S. dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
The Chippewa Herald / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Fremont Tribune / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Missoulian
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Missoulian / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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The World
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
The World / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
The Times and Democrat / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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The Sentinel
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
The Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Santa Maria Times / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Sioux City Journal / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Rapid City Journal / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAir and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samu
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted yesterday
Air and Missile Defense Command Brigadier Gen. Sean Gainey, left, Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the United States Missile Defense Agency, second from left, Gen. John Hyten, commander of the United States Strategic Command, third from left,... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. military leaders: diplomacy is backed by viable military optionVincent K. Brooks, commanding general of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), the Stra
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
Vincent K. Brooks, commanding general of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), the Strategic Command chief Gen. John Hyten, and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves. The Osan base is the U.S. Air Force base closest to the North and... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Diplomacy should be 'main battery' over military: US Pacific commanderin charge of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, is visiting Seoul, along with U.S. S
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
in charge of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, is visiting Seoul, along with U.S. Strategic Command head Gen. John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, to discuss North Korean threats and inspect the allies' joint... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Diplomacy should be 'main battery' over military: US Pacific commanderin charge of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, is visiting Seoul, along with U.S. S
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
in charge of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, is visiting Seoul, along with U.S. Strategic Command head Gen. John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, to discuss North Korean threats and inspect the allies' joint... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea, U.S. seek closer ties on deterrence against N. Koreaon Tuesday at Osan Air Base, south of Seoul and home to the Patriot missile def
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 days ago
on Tuesday at Osan Air Base, south of Seoul and home to the Patriot missile defense system. It will be joined by Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. The Osan base is the U.S. Air Force base closest to North... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Moon warns N. Korea not to use Korea-U.S. exercises as pretext for provocationsan unusual gesture, three top U.S. military commanders -- Pacific Command chief
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 days ago
an unusual gesture, three top U.S. military commanders -- Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris, Strategic Command head Gen. John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves -- will observe the command-post exercise in per... Read more
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International Business Times
US and South Korea kick off annual military drills amid Pyongyang's threats commanders. The presence of Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris, Strateg
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
commanders. The presence of Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris, Strategic Command head General John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves is seen as an extraordinary gesture in terms of military... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Moon warns N. Korea not to use Korea-U.S. exercises as pretext for provocationsan unusual gesture, three top U.S. military commanders -- Pacific Command chief
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 days ago
an unusual gesture, three top U.S. military commanders -- Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris, Strategic Command head Gen. John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves -- will observe the command-post exercise in per... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea, U.S. begin military drills amid N. Korea's threatsthree top U.S. military commanders -- Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris,
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 days ago
three top U.S. military commanders -- Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris, Strategic Command head Gen. John Hyten and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves -- will observe the command-post exercise in person. It involves... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. Pacific commander visits S. Koreaaccompanied by Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Comma
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 days ago
accompanied by Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command. Samuel A. Greaves, director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency., also plans to visit South Korea this week. The U.S. officials are expected to urge Seoul to speed up... Read more
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The Washington Times
Inside the Ring: China’s $360 million gift to Harvardseeks stronger cybersecurity Amid heightened threats of both missile and cyber
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
seeks stronger cybersecurity Amid heightened threats of both missile and cyberattacks from North Korea, the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency is taking steps to strengthen the cybersecurity of its high-tech system of sensors, command and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
If Kim does attack, expect thisArea Defense (THAAD) interceptor being launched from a THAAD battery located on
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor being launched from a THAAD battery located on Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean. Picture: Missile Defense Agency/Ben Listerman/AFP But Kim stated he would watch the “foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees” a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
China and North Korea's worst nightmare is coming true with US missile defenses in South KoreaLeah Garton/Missile Defense Agency In light of surging tensions between North
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Leah Garton/Missile Defense Agency In light of surging tensions between North Korea, its neighbors, and the US, South Korea has decided to deploy more powerful US missile defense batteries. "They're moving forward," Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon... Read more
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Connecticut Post
China and North Korea's worst nightmare is coming true with US missile defenses in South KoreaLeah Garton/Missile Defense Agency In light of surging tensions between North
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Leah Garton/Missile Defense Agency In light of surging tensions between North Korea, its neighbors, and the US, South Korea has decided to deploy more powerful US missile defense batteries. "They're moving forward," Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon... Read more
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The Hill
North Korea's actions show more resources need to be put into missile defenseStates or our allies, we must stand ready to provide an effective defense syste
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
States or our allies, we must stand ready to provide an effective defense system. ADVERTISEMENT In the past decade, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) suffered at 23 percent decline in their topline funding from $11 billion to $8.4 billion to the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Choice Trump would have to makeUS does not de-escalate the situation.media_cameraTHAAD is designed to intercep
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
US does not de-escalate the situation.media_cameraTHAAD is designed to intercept ballistic missiles. Picture: Leah Garton Missile Defense Agency/AFP Dr Graham said the rhetoric was North Korea’s way of trying to have a conversation because it... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Choice Trump would have to makeUS does not de-escalate the situation.media_cameraTHAAD is designed to intercep
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
US does not de-escalate the situation.media_cameraTHAAD is designed to intercept ballistic missiles. Picture: Leah Garton Missile Defense Agency/AFP Dr Graham said the rhetoric was North Korea’s way of trying to have a conversation because it... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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News 8000
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
News 8000 / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KTXS Abilene / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KECI Missoula / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Trump: Increase missile defense by billionsover current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 days ago
over current spending. But missile defense was a particular sore spot, as the Pentagon's request of $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in next year's budget was more than $300 million lower than what Congress had appropriated in the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Sullivan wants 28 more interceptors at Ft. Greelyhas had technical problems. It has failed to intercept a mock warhead in about
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
has had technical problems. It has failed to intercept a mock warhead in about half of its last 18 tests. Sullivan said the Missile Defense Agency is addressing the problems. Besides, he said the U.S. has more than one interceptor it can shoot at a... Read more
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The Star
Lack of real-world testing raises doubts on U.S. missile defencescan truly defend itself, even after spending $40 billion over 18 years of resea
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
can truly defend itself, even after spending $40 billion over 18 years of research and development. On May 30 the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) held its 10th successful test, in 18 attempts, of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD)... Read more
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Reuters
Lack of real-world testing raises doubts on U.S. missile defensescan truly defend itself, even after spending $40 billion over 18 years of resea
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
can truly defend itself, even after spending $40 billion over 18 years of research and development. On May 30 the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) held its 10th successful test, in 18 attempts, of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD)... Read more
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ABC News
8 key questions about the escalating North Korean nuclear situationoperational nearly a decade ago because only half of the 18 interceptor tests h
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
operational nearly a decade ago because only half of the 18 interceptor tests have been successful. In late May, the Missile Defense Agency successfully tested an interceptor that targeted an ICBM test missile fired from the Kwajalein Atoll... Read more
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