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Construction likely to clash with major arms treaty

...congressional testimony in July. The giant range is necessary to give the programs adequate testing, said Lt. Col. Rick Lehner, a spokesman for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, the Pentagon agency running missile defense. He said...

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State Briefs

...the first time a rocket used in testing for the missile defense program had to be destroyed after launch, said Col. Rick Lehner, spokesman for the missile defense program in Washington, D.C. The rocket was launched from the complex, operated...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the $85 million will be used to start building a high-resolution ``X-band'' radar on Shemya, said Lt. Col. Rick Lehner, spokesman for the Ballistic Missile Defense Office in Arlington, Va. The bill would also provide $44 million for...

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State gets military projects

...the $85 million will be used to start building a high-resolution ``X-band'' radar on Shemya, said Lt. Col. Rick Lehner, spokesman for the Ballistic Missile Defense Office in Arlington, Va. The bill would also provide $44 million for...

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Senator: Put missile shield in Dakota, not Alaska, and pay those not protected

...that we aren't willing to sell our right to be defended,'' said Sen. Frank Murkowski, R-Alaska. Lt. Col. Rick Lehner of the Pentagon's Ballistic Missile Defense Organization did not comment on Conrad's idea but said any missile defense...

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Fort Greely receives first booster rocket for Army's ground-based, defense system

...interceptors in working order at Fort Greely by the end of the year, with plans for 20 more over the next few years. Rick Lehner, spokesman for the Missile Defense Agency in Washington, said the first six interceptors should arrive at the base...

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Briefly

...system designed to shoot down any ballistic missiles launched from other countries against the United States. Lt. Col. Rick Lehner, spokesman for the Defense Department's Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, said he had seen the language in...

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Adak OK'd for missile defense system radar

...X-Band radar system. It was chosen because of its quality infrastructure and far western and northern location, said Rick Lehner, spokesman for the Missile Defense Agency in Arlington, Va. The other sites were Everett, Wash.; Valdez, Alaska...

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Alaska Digest

...Like with anything new, we're going through this shakedown period to make sure everything is working properly," Rick Lehner, a spokesman for the Missile Defense Agency, said Tuesday. "Everything is so geographically spread out and there...

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Report questions Fort Greely role in national defense

...apart" the ground-based midcourse defense program and giving its parts to different military branches. MDA spokesman Rick Lehner said the agency had no comment on the Senate report. Stevens chairs the defense subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations...

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