General Martin Dempsey concerned anti-ship missile transfer could aid regime, prolong conflict; ‘ill-timed and very unfortunate,’ Dempsey terms decision
Russia is engaged in a major buildup of both nuclear and conventional missile defense systems at the same time Moscow is seeking legal limits on U.S. missile defenses, according to U.S. officials.
Russia’s first digital system of missile defense will be deployed around Moscow. It will bring together existing anti-aircraft missile systems, radars and control systems into a single high-speed network. The newspaper Izvestia writes, citing a spokesman for the aerospace defense [...]