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NATO: Missile Defense Shield for Europe is Up and Running

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 10:10 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO says its U.S.-led missile defense shield for Europe is up and running. Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Sunday in Chicago that the system has entered “interim capability” – with missile interceptors on a U.S. warship in the Mediterranean and a radar system in Turkey. NATO is looking to have a defense network in […]

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Romania Approves US Missile Interceptors

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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Romania has given final approval for the United States to build an anti-ballistic interceptor site in the country. The Romania site represents part of the U.S. missile shield project, which is opposed by Russia. In September, Romania and the U.S. entered into an agreement to allow construction of the interceptors at Deveselu air base on […]

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