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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...
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...
Missile plan changes may provide opening for talks

...WASHINGTON - By adding 14 interceptors to a missile defense system based in Alaska and California, the U.S. is be capable of reaching the U.S.The missile defense system was first fielded by the Bush administration in late...
Russia unmoved by US missile defense plan change

...cancellation of a critical part of its European missile defense system plan doesn't mollify Moscow's opposition.U...agreements that all elements of the U.S. missile-defense system are not aimed at Russian strategic nuclear forces...
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia

...development, Israeli security officials said Thursday they have asked Russia to cancel the imminent sale of an advanced air defense system to Syria.The officials said Israel shared information with the United States in hopes of persuading Russia to halt...
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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...
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...
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...
Analysts: AK missile site won't be a target

...FAIRBANKS - Alaskans who see a missile defense system as a high-profile target more...won't be a target even with a defense system, such as the one under construction...And Spring said the missile defense system isn't intended to protect the...


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