Production Decision for Missile-Interceptor Hinges on Review of Failed Test

Global Security Newswire

Full-rate production of a missile-interceptor planned for fielding in Romania next year remains on hold, pending an ongoing Pentagon review of test results. The Defense Department’s operational test and evaluation office has yet to wrap up its analysis of the […]

Dempsey: Russian Attacks Change Europe’s Security Landscape

U.S. Department of Defense

ASPEN, Colo., July 25, 2014 – Russia’s decision to fire artillery from within Russia onto Ukrainian military positions transforms the security environment throughout Eastern Europe, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here yesterday. Army Gen. Martin E. […]

Turkey-based NATO radar’s Israel protection in question

Hürriyet Daily News

“Dismantle that radar base; it is there merely to protect Israel from Iran,” roared the main opposition leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, hoping to squeeze Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the presidential race, dominated by an anti-Israeli campaign by all candidates. […]

Basescu: We are interested in redefining NATO-Russian Federation relation


President Traian Basescu on Tuesday said that Romania had eight priorities concerning the forthcoming NATO Summit taking place this September, one of these envisaging the redefinition of the relation between the Alliance and the Russian Federation. ‘The first and utmost […]

Poland Speeds Up Deterrence Weapons Procurement

Marek Swierczynski

With Russian military conducting aggressive operations, Poland, which has been apprehensive about NATO’s reaction in case of a low intensity conflict, decided to speed up some of its planned military procurement in order to deter potential aggression and retaliate with […]