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Turkey Joins NATO’S Missile Defense System

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 1:16 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey’s Foreign Ministry says an early warning radar system will be installed at a military base in the country’s southeast as part of NATO’s missile defense system for Europe. It is aimed at countering the threat of missile attacks from Iran. The ministry said in a statement Wednesday that the radar will be installed at […]

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India Announces Successful Test-Firing of New Missile

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Indian government says its military has successfully carried out the first test-firing of a new quick-reaction, short-range missile. The spokesman for India’s Defense Research and Development Organization said the test-firing occurred Thursday morning off the coast of the country’s eastern state of Orissa. The surface-to-surface “Prahaar” missile is capable of carrying different types of […]

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Russia Successfully Tests Ballistic Missile

Posted June 28th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Russia has successfully test launched its new ballistic missile from a nuclear submarine, after several previous failed attempts. Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Tuesday the latest underwater launch of the Bulava missile had met all parameters. The missile was fired from Russia’s northern White Sea and reached the Kura testing area on Kamchatka in […]

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Czech Republic Rejects US Proposal for Missile Defense Center

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Czech defense minister says Prague has rejected a U.S. proposal to build a missile defense center in the country after complaining that the facility would diminish the Czech role in the project. Alexander Vondra said Wednesday the Czech Republic has decided not to host an early warning center that would gather and analyze information […]

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Suspected US Missile Strikes Kill 22 in Pakistan

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say U.S. missiles have struck a militant training facility in a tribal region of North Waziristan, killing at least 22 suspected militants. Intelligence officials say the missiles were fired from unmanned drone aircraft within minutes of each other Wednesday. The first strike targeted a vehicle carrying at least four men. Shortly after, a […]

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Suspected US Missile Strikes Kill 20 in Pakistani Tribal Region

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a pair of U.S. missile strikes has killed at least 20 suspected militants in Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan. Intelligence officials say the missiles were fired from drones within minutes of each other Wednesday, with two of them hitting a vehicle and the other two a nearby compound. The strike took […]

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Suspected US Missile Strikes Kill at Least 20 in Pakistani Tribal Region

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a pair of U.S. missile strikes has killed at least 20 suspected militants in Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan. Intelligence officials said the missiles were fired from drones within minutes of each other Wednesday, with two of them hitting a vehicle and the other two a nearby compound. The strike took […]

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