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Transmission line planned for Air Force station

...could change at the station. Clear is under consideration for new radar capabilities as part of the National Missile Defense system. A spokesman for Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said a final decision is expected soon."There are a lot of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-11/transmission-line-planned-air-force-sta
State

...significant funds," he said. "We see no need to continue doing that."He added that Iran badly needs modern air defense systems because of a tense situation in the region, specifically in Yemen.Observers said the go-ahead on the S-300...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-14-1
Not For Web
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu

...When American and Canadian forces stormed ashore all they found were a few dogs and a massive enemy underground defense system. Military and personal gear of every description was strewn about. Although no enemy troops were found on the island...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-04/forgotten-battle-alaska-part-iii-us
Neighbors
Causeway builder returns to Sitka

...Kirkham, who now lives in Corbett, Oregon.The job was the early phase of the construction of the Sitka harbor defense system, as the threat of war loomed. Now the old Fort Rousseau site is a State Historical park.Kirkham was one of many...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/causeway-builder-returns-sitka
State
Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows

...that challenge.Since then, Israeli companies, such as Israel Aerospace Industries, Elbit Systems and Aeronautics Defense Systems, have begun producing drones, selling them at first to Israel's military, then branching out worldwide. Israeli...

http://juneauempire.com/tia-goldenberg/2013-06-06/israel-leads-global-drone-expo
Alaska Editorial: Military spending

...complex and $58 million for an aviation storage hangar at Fort Wainright; $17.2 million for a ballistic missile defense system upgrade of early warning radar at Clear Air Force Station, and $82 million to replace a mechanical-electrical...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-23/alaska-editorial-military-spending
Opinion
Military: Alaska installations exposed

...the new Stryker Brigade and development of missile defense system components, said Courtney Schikora Boone, Stevens...primary site of the new national ballistic missile defense system. There also are numerous smaller installations scattered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051105/sta_20050511070.shtml
News
Leaky Fort Greely barrels not weapon material

...Anchorage-based Aglaq Corp. and subcontractor Brice Inc. who were preparing the site for Fort Greely's National Missile Defense System. Some of the barrels were leaking a "greenish and yellow," material into the soil. The drums were labeled C...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052602/sta_barrels.shtml
News
Cuts spur layoffs at Fort Greely

...compromised." Fort Greely, about 100 miles southeast of Fairbanks, houses missile interceptors for the national missile defense system. It has about 200 military personnel, plus another 200 family members, according to the Army. Barney Uhart, chief...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060406/sta_20060604021.shtml
News
State Briefs

Protesters object to missile project DELTA JUNCTION - Two dozen protesters objected to the new national missile defense system test bed at Fort Greely on Friday. The city was swarming with military personnel and media, including reporters...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061602/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News

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