Army Rapid Deployment Force to Secure U.S. Missile Defense Field in War Games

The Washington Free Beacon

An Army rapid deployment force will practice securing the Pentagon’s strategic missile defenses base in Alaska this week as part of annual exercises involving both conventional and nuclear forces. Defense officials said an Army Quick Reaction Force (QRF) of 55 […]

MDA demos tracking, targeting capability of Aegis

United Press International

The U.S. military has tested a capability for the future Aegis-Ashore ballistic missile defense system — the ability to engage a threat using tracking data from sensors aboard unmanned aerial vehicles. WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) – The U.S. military has […]

As tensions rise, Pentagon beefs up missions in Europe

Marine Corps Times

As the nation’s eyes are on the Ebola outbreak and the fight with Islamic State militants, the situation in Europe is getting decidedly colder — think Cold War. In mid-October, two U.S. Navy ships steamed into the Black Sea; hundreds […]