SM-3s and SM-2s Highlight U.S. Missile Defense Needs

Michaela Dodge

The U.S. Navy and the Missile Defense Agency completed a successful test of the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) and Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) interceptors this past week, marking the 10th anniversary of the Aegis missile defense system becoming operational. During this simulated […]

International Security and Missile Defense

Frank A. Rose

Remarks by Frank A. Rose,Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland November 19, 2014 Thank you for that kind introduction, and thanks for having me here today. At the State Department, I am […]

America’s Commitment to Ballistic Missile Defense and the European Phased Adaptive Approach

Rose Gottemoeller

Remarks by Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security,Missile Defense Agency Bucharest, Romania Thank you, Rob, for that introduction. I am so pleased to be here in Romania and at this important time. We congratulate the people of […]

Solemn ceremony dedicate to Deveselu Unit which will host anti-ballistic missile American system

Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 17 November 2014 high Romanian, US, Polish, Turkish and NATO officials participated together in a solemn ceremony (called “Mast Stepping Ceremony”) dedicated to the Aegis Ashore ballistic defense facility which is presently under construction at the Deveselu Military Base. […]

Will Turkey stick with Chinese missile defense deal?

Al-Monitor

After Turkey decided in 2006 to procure a long-range air and anti-missile defense system known as T-Loramids, a long and a hot contest pitched the US PAC-3 Patriot, Russian S-400, French/Italian SAMP/T and Chinese HQ-9 models. Raytheon-Lockheed Martin of the US and European Eurosam […]

Pro-Kremlin Russian Media Says Moscow Has A ‘Nuclear Surprise’ For NATO

Business Insider

The Russian Pravda has published an article titled “Russia Prepares Nuclear Surprise For NATO,” citing a September 1, 2014 US State Department report that signaled US and Russia have reached parity in terms of deployed strategic nuclear weapons. Although the […]

Turkey could scrap controversial Chinese missile purchase

Agence France-Presse

Turkey could scrap a controversial plan to buy missile defence systems from China that alarmed the United States and its Western allies, Turkish and European sources said Wednesday. Key NATO member Turkey said in September last year it was entering […]

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The Russian Military

Jonathan Masters

Introduction The Russian military suffered years of neglect after the Soviet collapse and no longer casts the shadow of a global superpower. However, the Russian armed forces are in the midst of a historic overhaul with significant consequences for Eurasian […]