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  • Talos missiles 'land' at South Bend's Military Honor Park

    Talos missiles 'land' at South Bend's Military Honor Park
    A piece of the area's manufacturing and military history returned home when two Talos missiles were installed at the Military Honor Park. The Military Honor Park is near the South Bend Regional Airport. John C. Schalliol, who retired as executive...
  • Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency Warns Staff to Stop Surfing Porn Sites

    Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency Warns Staff to Stop Surfing Porn Sites
    WASHINGTON, DC -- The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency is warning its employees and contractors to stop using their government computers to surf the Internet for porn sites. MDA Executive Director John James Jr., issued a memo acknowledging that...
  • Nuclear righteousness

    This is American exceptionalism: "Now I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds." But you have to say it without the doubt, the regret -- the horror -- of Robert Oppenheimer, theoretical physicist extraordinaire and director of the Manhattan Project,...
  • Destroyer leaves on 8-month deployment

    Destroyer leaves on 8-month deployment
    SAN DIEGO -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur left its homeport at Naval Base San Diego Friday for an eight-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The Decatur and its crew of 33 officers, 39 chief petty officers and 210 enlisted personnel will...
  • Our fruitless quest for missile defense

    Our fruitless quest for missile defense
    Foreign policy is often a form of theater, with elaborate rituals and pretenses that no one takes too literally. But rarely have the gimmicks of stagecraft been as obvious as in the latest standoff between North Korea and the United States. Lately, even...
  • Bright Minds: Danielle Hilliard, air and missile defense

    Bright Minds: Danielle Hilliard, air and missile defense
    “The combat system is the brain that helps you fire ‘the bullet,’ which is actually an extremely complex missile,” Danielle Hilliard says of her highly technical job in air and missile defense. She uses simple visual images to...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
  • Sequestration puts U.S. at risk

    Sequestration puts U.S. at risk
    One of the reasons Congress seems reluctant to stop budget sequestration ("The sequester stand-off," Feb. 7) is that few realize the real consequences of indiscriminately slashing spending in blind, indiscriminate fashion –– particularly for...
  • Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility

    Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility
    The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
  • GDEB wins boomer replacement R&D contract

    The Navy announced the award a Connecticut shipyard a $2 billion award to research and develop the next class of ballistic missile submarines late Friday. Groton, Conn.,-based General Dynamics Electric Boat will lead the Ohio-class replacement...
  • North Korea's missile antics

    Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...