Report: Delays in Missile Defense for Poland, Romania

Global Security Newswire

U.S. congressional auditors have concluded the Pentagon is likely being too optimistic in its time schedule for achieving certain antimissile capabilities in Europe. The Defense Department presently intends to declare the second and third phases of the European Phased Adaptive Approach […]

Missile Defense Agency Outlines Next European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) Phases

Defense World

The US Missile Defense Agency will continue to keep threats ashore by continuing “to support the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) to protect our European NATO allies and deployed forces from ballistic missile attacks”.

Navy’s Aegis Missile Defense Is Ready for Prime Time

Scott Truver

While a key element of the United States ballistic missile defense strategy – ground based interceptors — might not beready for “prime time,” clearly that’s not the case for the U.S.Navy’s Aegis weapon system. Aegis is at sea, today, aboard 30 guided-missile cruisers […]

The future of Missile Defence: A NATO perspective

NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow

Speech by NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow at the INSS Missile Defence conference in Israel It is a pleasure to be back in Israel and an honour to speak to you today.  Let me start by thanking the INSS […]

U.S. Benefits From Diversity in Missile Defense

David Trachtenberg

October 23, 2013 – More than a decade after the United States withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty and began fielding an initial missile defense capability, the U.S. missile defense program is but a shadow of the robust program needed […]

Why Russia Keeps Moving The Football On European Missile Defense: Politics

Joan Johnson-Freese and Ralph Savelsberg

Simulated trajectory of an Iranian ICBM (red) and a Russian SS-19 (yellow) heading for targets in the United States (visualization using Google Earth). America wants to use policy — talks on missile defense cooperation — to make Russia feel better […]

Armed Services Subcommittee Chair: Missile Defense Modernization Needed

The Washington Free Beacon

August 13, 2013 – The Obama administration has cut $6 billion from U.S. missile defense programs at a time when missile threats are growing, chairman of the House Armed Services subcommittee on strategic forces said Tuesday. Rep. Mike Rogers (R., […]