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US Missile Defense

Korea Tensions Delay U.S. Missile Test, Washington Testimony

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

BAGRAM, Afghanistan — The top U.S. military officer said Sunday the Pentagon had bolstered its missile defenses and taken other steps because he...

U.S. Sends Missile Shield To Guam After NKorea Threat

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

The United States is to deploy a THAAD missile defense battery to defend its bases on the Pacific island of Guam, the Pentagon said Wednesday followin...

U.S. To Bolster Missile Defenses To Counter NKorean Threats

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2013 | World

By Phil Stewart and David Alexander WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans on Friday to bolste...

Romania Approves U.S. Missile Interceptors

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania has given final approval for the building of an anti-ballistic interceptor site in the country as part of a U.S. mi...

Medvedev Flexes Muscles Over U.S. Missile Defense Plans

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

MOSCOW — President Dmitry Medvedev officially commissioned a new military early warning radar Tuesday, saying it shows Russia's readiness to res...

Spain To Host U.S. Missile Defense System

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — The Obama administration and the Spanish government have agreed to base Aegis Cruisers on Spain's coast, as part of the anti-ballisti...

Russia Angered By US Missile Defense Plan

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia has serious concerns about U.S. plans to deploy missile interceptors in Romania, the Foreign Ministry said Friday. The statemen...

US European Missile Defense System: Alternatives Being Considered

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A senior Defense Department official said Thursday that the United States is considering options for European missile defense other...

Obama's Trip Abroad: PHOTOS, STORIES, FASHION

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even before Air Force One had left US soil on Sunday evening, Obama's trip had built up high expectations across the globe. The schedule roughly sta...