| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Congress, which has been pouring extra money into the Iron Dome, wants Tel Aviv to give U.S. firms a bigger share of the Israeli missile defense system's contracts.
The Israeli state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, along with other mostly Israeli-...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:50 PM
JERUSALEM American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country's international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Absent from U.S. media encomia for recently deceased former Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze is any mention of the historic deal he reached with his U.S. counterpart James Baker in 1990 ensuring that the Soviet empire would collapse "with a...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Advanced U.S. satellites played a key role in the determination by intelligence officials that a surface-to-air missile shot down a Malaysian jetliner over Ukraine on Thursday.
The assessment was almost certainly based on a technical branch of...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Pro-Russia separatists who are believed to have used the “Buk” antiaircraft missile system to shoot down a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine probably needed Russian assistance to operate it, senior U.S. officials said Friday.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:25 AM
At least 50 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were reported killed Sunday as heaving fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Gaza City, sending thousands of people fleeing for safety.
More than 200 civilians were injured, as Israeli troops...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. assistance to Iraq, which is seeking to repel a stunning militant advance, would only work if Iraqi leaders overcame deep divisions, the State Department said on Saturday.
Kerry spoke with Iraqi Foreign Minister ...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Allen E. Puckett, one of the engineers who after World War II built Los Angeles-based Hughes Aircraft Co. into the nation's leading defense electronics firm — dominant in the markets for air defense, radar systems, tactical missiles and satellites...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Thousands of young Iraqi Shiite Muslims volunteered for military service Saturday and an American aircraft carrier headed toward the Persian Gulf in efforts to counter the blitz attack by Sunni militants sweeping through Iraq's northern provinces.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles.
It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates.
The Army says the aerostats ...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The nation’s trouble-plagued missile defense system registered a success Sunday when a ground-based interceptor fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base destroyed a mock enemy warhead launched from the Marshall Islands.
Word of the successful...