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Congress-White House Iran dispute a side-show for world

...agencies meanwhile reported that Russia and Iran had signed a memorandum on previous plans to sell an S-300 air-defense system to Iran.But U.S. firms will remain on the outside for some time to come."There is very strong political bipartisan...
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Diplomats: Iran nuclear agreement likely today

...expand military cooperation and arms sales to Tehran, including the long-delayed transfer of S-300 advanced air defense systems - a move long opposed by the United States.Diplomats reported at least two other issues beside the arms embargo...
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Russia to add 40 new missiles intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of penetrating any, even the most technologically advanced missile defense systems, will join the nuclear forces in the current year," he said.Last year, the military received 38 ICBMs, according...
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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...
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...

...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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...


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