RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Missile Systems

A collection of news and information related to Missile Systems published by this site and its partners.

Top Missile Systems Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Failed missile defense programs cost U.S. nearly $10 billion

    Failed missile defense programs cost U.S. nearly $10 billion
    Leaders of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency were effusive about the new technology. It was the most powerful radar of its kind in the world, they told Congress. So powerful it could detect a baseball over San Francisco from the other side of the country....
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, April 6, the 96th day of 2015. There are 269 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 6, 1965, the United States launched Intelsat I, also known as the "Early Bird" communications satellite, into geosynchronous...
  • Text of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program

    Text of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program
    The United States, Iran and five other world powers announced a deal Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program so it cannot lead to atomic weapons. Negotiators now have to take that deal and shape it into a final accord by June 30. The agreement...
  • Text of agreement with Iran on its nuclear program

    The United States, Iran and five other world powers announced a deal Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program so it cannot lead to atomic weapons. Negotiators now have to take that deal and shape it into a final accord by June 30. The agreement...
  • Hampton Roads businesses benefit from new defense contracts

    Hampton Roads businesses benefit from new defense contracts
    The Navy in recent weeks has awarded contracts to Hampton Roads defense firms that range from work on nuclear-powered aircraft carriers to operating and maintaining oceanographic survey ships. Huntington Ingalls Industries received $7.3 million to...
  • Israel reports successful test of missile-defense system

    Israeli officials announced Wednesday that a joint U.S.-Israeli missile-defense system has successfully passed a new test and is expected to be operational next year — a development that would provide an important tool in protecting the country...
  • Air Force test-launches Minuteman missile from California

    The Air Force says an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched from California in a test of the intercontinental ballistic missile system. The missile lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 3:36 a.m. Monday. Col. Keith Balts says the test will...
  • Danish minister quarrels with Russian ambassador

    Russia's ambassador to Denmark has said Moscow could send nuclear missiles against ships from the Scandinavian NATO country if it joins the alliance's missile defense system. Ambassador Mikhail Vanin's comments, published in newspaper Jyllands-Posten...
  • Navy wants Virginia class submarines to pack more punch

    Navy wants Virginia class submarines to pack more punch
    The Navy wants to add more firepower to its Virginia class submarines, which represent an important chunk of business for Newport News Shipbuilding. Some lawmakers like the idea a lot, and the Navy is now studying whether to accelerate the timetable....
  • Will meeting of China, Japan and South Korea yield goodwill or more grumbling?

    Will meeting of China, Japan and South Korea yield goodwill or more grumbling?
    For the first time in nearly three years, the foreign ministers of China, South Korea and Japan will meet Saturday for trilateral talks that could pave the way for a new era of cooperation – or prolong festering animosities rooted in the World War...
  • Netanyahu doesn't want to 'dance with the devil'

    Netanyahu doesn't want to 'dance with the devil'
    The historic speech Benjamin Netanyahu gave before Congress was simple and direct, with Republicans, Democrats and guests giving him 22 standing ovations. Not only the prime minister of Israel but also the commander in chief and a decorated combat...