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Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

U.S. To Trim Deployed Nuke Missile Force Under U.S.-Russia Treaty

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to...

Air Force Takes Drastic Action To Combat 'Rot' Amid 'Crisis'

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel demanded more information Wednesday after the Air Force removed 17 launch officers from duty at a nuc...

Source: Pentagon Delays Missile Test Amid North Korea Tensions

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid mounting tensions with North Korea, the Pentagon has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for n...

Do You Live Next Door To A Missile?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Books

On August 4, 1996, Paul Jensen did something he never thought he would do. He blew up a piece of his ranch land— the same land that his grandfather ...

With the Launch of Fajr in Space, It's Showtime for Iran Again

Sourav Roy | Posted 07.23.2012 | World
Sourav Roy

Iranian officials consider it to be a reconnaissance satellite that will remain in orbit for 18 months. That's the longest any Iranian satellite has ever been in orbit.

GOP Senators Swing Back to Military, Boost New START Prospects

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Forced to choose between the recommendations of the US military and the extreme views of Senators Jon Kyl and Jim DeMint, enough Republican senators are going military to win Senate approval of the New START treaty this week.