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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...
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...
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...
Alaska's Missile Mood

...toward the United States, the government could fire interceptor rockets from Alaska or California. But the missile-defense system has never had an unscripted test, and several planned tests have failed. Off Hawaii's coast Thursday, the United...
State Briefs

...proposes to spend $33 million on the airfield at Fort Greely where the Department of Defense is building a missile defense system. The money is one of many Alaska projects funded in the fiscal 2004 defense appropriations bill, which the Senate...


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