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Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

...fighters across the northern provinces, raising questions about the adequacy of the government's security and defense agencies.A senior U.S. defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity in order to discuss an ongoing military...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

...That limits Kodiak to the military market and the market for polar science satellites.A contract with the Missile Defense Agency was lucrative for Alaska Aerospace and the Kodiak Launch Complex, but that contract ended years ago and federal budget...
State Briefs

...missile project at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, with dignitaries including Lt. Gen. Ronald T. Kadish of the Missile Defense Agency, Brig. Gen. John W. Holly of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense Joint Program Office, and U.S. Sen. Ted...
Analysts: AK missile site won't be a target

...range, and it may at some point in the future launch missiles, and those missiles sometimes fail." The Missile Defense Agency has said the missiles at Fort Greely are for practice only, unless they could be put to use in a real emergency...
1st missile interceptor installed in Interior

...missile defense program for the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency. "While this system will constitute an initial limited...tests to see if they will work. According to Missile Defense Agency officials, the interceptors will be linked to a vast...
State Briefs

...Bush's budget projected was necessary to have 16 interceptor silos at Fort Greely by the end of 2005. A Missile Defense Agency spokesman, in response to questions from the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, said the agency already had programmed...
Floating missile radar station set to sail for Adak

...once auditors sign off on the final numbers, Jensen said. Chris Taylor, a spokesman for the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency, said the X-band radar has undergone sea trials and may participate in missile flight tests after the platform...
Missile site milestone

...on the missile silos reached a milestone Thursday as the first corrugated metal liner was lowered into a concrete shaft just two months after ground was broken. The project is on schedule, according to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.
Congressional bill secures additional missile defense funds

...subcommittee has added millions for interceptors as well as language expressing dissatisfaction with the Missile Defense Agency's direction. The committee last year addressed the agency in harsh terms: "Contrary to repeated Defense Department...
Shemya testing bypassed in defense plan

...radar at Shemya's Eareckson Air Force Station in the far western Aleutian Islands. Contractors for the Missile Defense Agency are adding computer programs to the radar, which was built to watch for intercontinental missiles coming out of Russia...


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