Time to Revive Debate About Space-Based Missile Defense

Marvin Baker Schaffer

Boost phase missile defense is necessary to reliably and cost-effectively defeat the most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile threats, those of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China. Current intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) defenses do not have the necessary […]

South Korea Confirms North Korea Missile Sub Modification

The Washington Free Beacon

Defense officials in South Korea say North Korea may be trying to develop the ability to fire missiles from submarines, the Wall Street Journal reports. While South Korea doesn’t believe Pyongyang currently has submarines capable of launching missiles, the Joint […]

The unsheltering sky

The Economist

Even with new technology, America’s multi-billion-dollar efforts to build a shield against long-range ballistic missiles looks doomed AS TEST flights go, FTG-06b was a dazzling affair. The mission was part of a programme called Ground-based Midcourse Defence (GMD), which is […]