Navy to create missile defense task force in Europe

Stars and Stripes

The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter pulls alongside the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers prior to a replenishment at sea Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Porter arrived at its new home in southern Spain on Thursday, […]

Navy Creates New Ballistic Missile and Air Defense Task Force for Europe


The Navy has created a new task force to address ballistic missile defense and integrated air and missile defense in the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) area of responsibility. Commander, Task Force Sixty Four (CTF 64) out of Naples, Italy, will address […]

The Role of Missile Defense in Homeland and Regional Defense

Frank A. Rose

Frank A. Rose, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Peter Huessy Lecture Series, The Capitol Hill Club Washington, DC July 24, 2015 Introduction Thank you for that kind introduction Peter, and thanks for having me here this morning. […]

First Spanish patriot missile rotation complete in Turkey

Incirlik Air Force Base

7/23/2015 – INCIRILIK AIR BASE, Turkey  — The Spanish Patriot Unit ended the first portion of their one-year deployment in the city of Adana with a transfer of authority ceremony July 22, here. In passing of the Spanish guidon, Army Artillery LTC Juan […]

Russia Plans ‘Adequate Response’ To US Navy’s Missile Shield Expansion, Official Says

International Business Times

The United States Navy’s plan to outfit approximately 50 military ships with missile-defense capabilities will draw an “adequate response” from Moscow, a Russian Defense Ministry official said Wednesday. The NATO alliance’s plan to develop an “anti-missile shield” has been a […]