Citations with the tag: BALLISTIC missile defenses
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- New priorities refocus ballistic missile defense.
Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 2/26/96, Vol. 144 Issue 9, p24
Reports that efforts to meet the conflicting demands of Congress and Washington's top military leaders, has resulted in the reshuffled priorities by the Pentagon for $14 billion worth of missile defense programs. Details on the proposed changes to the program; Specific recommendations for...
- The ballistic missile defense.
Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 01/26/98, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p21
Reports the delay of tests of the Theater High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization. Claims of faulty components; Previous testing results.
- Senate Says Yes, Maybe.
Isaacs, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov/Dec1995, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p11
Reports on developments with regard to the Senate's approval on the allocation of $3.8 billion to the development of a ballistic missile defense for the United States. Opposition to the anti-ballistic missile provisions; Democrats' threat to indefinitely postpone vote on the bill; Specific...
Isaacs, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Nov/Dec1996, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p5
Presents remarks by Federation of American Scientists' John Pike on the popularity of ballistic missile defense programs.
- Now may we please defend ourselves?
Kagan, Robert; Schmitt, Gary // Commentary; Jul98, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p21
Opinion. Examines issues relating to the ballistic-missile defenses, speculating the outcome of India and Pakistan's nuclear tests, focusing on the possibility that the United States may be facing the prospect of a missile attack against its own territory. Reference to the situation with...
- U.S.-Israel Arrow Anti-Missile System Conducts Successful Intercept Test.
Kagan, Robert; Schmitt, Gary // Space & Missile Defense Report; 2/28/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p8
The article reports that according to a press statement from the U.S. government, the Israel Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful test of the developmental Arrow missile defense system at U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division-Pt. Mugu...
- Anti-ballistic missile treaty.
Kagan, Robert; Schmitt, Gary // Newsweek; 8/4/86, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p4
Ronald Reagan's implied willingness to extend US adherence to the anti-ballistic missile treaty for at least five years--contained in his long-awaited letter to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev last week--was driven more by congressional budget cutting than by the dictates of US-Soviet diplomacy.
- In orbit.
Asker, James R.; Lenorovitz, Jeffrey M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 1/2/95, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p55
Reports on Japan's first tentative steps toward a ballistic missile defense program easily within the reach of North Korean weapons. Japan's Defense Agency's request of funding from the Finance Ministry in fiscal 1995 for a feasibility study of a theater missile defense (TMD) system.
- Thaad second source unlikely, Army says.
Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/24/97, Vol. 146 Issue 12, p33
Reports that the US Army will probably not seek a second source for development of the Lockheed Martin Thaad ballistic missile defense system. Details of the March 6, 1997 flight test failure of the Thaad; The Army considering several options in wake of the failure; Several new items to be...
- British weigh need for missile defense.
Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 2/21/94, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p94
Rports on Great Britain's consideration of whether it needs a ballistic missile defense system and standoff cruise missiles as part of its overall defense capabilities. Appropriation by the Defense Department of funds for feasibility studies; Defense Secretary Malcolm Rifkind's speech to the...
- Pentagon hit for hiding spending on `star wars'
Landay, Jonathan S. // Christian Science Monitor; 9/5/95, Vol. 87 Issue 196, p3
Highlights the findings of a report prepared by Congressional Research Service (CRS) regarding Pentagon's statement over the expenditures on US antimissile defense programs. Ensuing controversy over US military's accountability to Congress on the issue of budget spending; Details.
- A leap kinetic kill...
Landay, Jonathan S. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 2/20/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 8, p19
Reports that a leap kinetic kill vehicle intended to intercept a tactical ballistic missile was not launched during a scheduled test as a result of the failure of a transponder on the target. Compatibility testing of the Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile kill vehicle and the Standard...
- Professional reader.
Danis, Aaron // Military Intelligence; Oct-Dec91, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p57
Reviews the report `The United States and the Soviet Union and the Control of Ballistic Missile Proliferation to The Middle East,' by Aaron Karp.
- A Thaad Interceptor.
Danis, Aaron // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/10/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p17
Discusses the failure of a Thaad Inteceptor to hit its ballistic missile target for the fourth time in a row in a March 6, 1997 test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
- Star Wars bad even if it works.
Glaser, Charles L. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Mar1985, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p13
Discusses the problems associated with the development of ballistic missile defense system in the U.S. Technical feasibility of defenses; Interrelated reasons for the lack of robustness in the armed forces; Diversification of offensive forces; Probability of superpower conventional wars;...
- Asian Crisis Spurs Navy TBMD.
Schnurrpusch, Captain Gary W. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings; Sep99, Vol. 125 Issue 9, p46
Discusses the strategic role of the USS Bunker Hill in the military tensions between China and Taiwan and elsewhere in Asia. Ship as the cornerstone of the theater ballistic missile defense program of the US in Asia; Details of the program; Account of a near encounter between Chinese forces and...
- British Maneuver Over Missile Defense.
Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 12/16/2002, Vol. 157 Issue 25, p45
Reports on an indication of the British government of inviting the U.S. government to begin a formal process of requesting British participation in its ballistic missile defense initiative. Lack of U.S. initiative for the participation of Great Britain; Main area of interest for Washington in...
- Fortress mentality.
Volf, Miroslav // Christian Century; 10/10/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 27, p32
Comments that missile defense is not in the best interest of its citizens because it would reduce their ability to repent and walk the path of justice and mercy. What the pursuit of justice requires from nations; Stated goal of missile defense plan of the United States.
- NTF broadens scope of test activities.
Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 5/9/1994, Vol. 140 Issue 19, p69
Reports on the National Test Facility's (NTF) broadening of its latitude beyond supporting ballistic missile defense with large scale simulations. Accessibility of NTF to civil users; Funding of NTF infrastructure cost; NTF civil and defense capabilities.
- Naval Missile Defence System Project A Success.
Scott, William B. // Australian Maritime Digest; Jul2012, Issue 214, p9
The article reports on the success of a naval missile defence system project which is initiated by the U.S. and the Australian military in 2012.
- Romania Oks Plan To Allow U.s. Missiles. Romania Has.
Scott, William B. // AirGuide Business; 2/8/2010, p1
The article reports on the Romanian government's approval to place the U.S.' ground-based missile interceptors in Romania.
- Thaad launch nears.
Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 8/29/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 9, p19
Reports on the simulated launching of a Thaad missile test vehicle by the United States Army and Lockheed Missiles & Space Company. Use of short burn rocket motor; Risk reduction program for the Thaad demonstration and validation program.
- Missile defense quandary.
Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 8/21/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p11
Reports the efforts by Japan's defense agency for political support to enhance the budget allocation for its theater missile defense (TMD) program. Stance of Japan's Socialist Party on the issue.
- MEADS faces tough sell.
Anselmo, Joseph // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/3/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p57
Discusses challenges facing the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) missile defense system proposed as a replacement for Europe's Hawk air defense system. MEADS to provide a highly mobile, 360 degree hit-to-kill defense against tactical ballistic missiles and cruise missiles; United...
- Don't scrimp on testing for missile defense.
Anselmo, Joseph // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/3/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p74
Editorial. Discusses the testing of missile defense systems. The work of the United States Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO); The testing of systems as the weak link in the chain; The difference between simulations and hard-core flight data; The concern that pressure to succeed...
Anselmo, Joseph // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 6/1/2009, Vol. 170 Issue 22, p19
A correction to an article on missile-defense in the May 25, 2009 issue is presented.
- GOP plots `Star Wars' rescue as '96 budget battle looms.
Landay, Jonathan S. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/2/95, Vol. 87 Issue 109, p1
Reflects the funding for ballistic-missile defense in the 1996 budget of the US. Plans of GOP members; View of Republicans; Dilemma of President Bill Clinton; Opinion of some in the US military; Note on ABM Treaty; Details.
- Launch Party.
Landay, Jonathan S. // Foreign Policy; Nov/Dec2000, Issue 121, p105
Focuses on the Web site of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization launched by the United States Defense Department in 1996 to educate the public on ballistic missile defense. Features of the Web site.
- Kuwait, UAE want Patriot missile defense systems.
Landay, Jonathan S. // Geo-Strategy Direct; 12/19/2007, p11
The article reports that Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have requested the PAC-3 missile defense system from the U.S. Officials said the two Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have asked for advanced missile defense systems to counter the threat from neighboring Iran. Officials...
Landay, Jonathan S. // U.S. News & World Report; 5/17/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 17, p12
Presents a correction to the article "Ready or Not, It's Go for Launch," from the May 3, 2004 issue.
- Skittish on counterproliferation.
Goldring, Natalie J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Mar/Apr1994, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p12
Comments on the disagreement between the United States and NATO with regard to developing a ballistic missile defense system against nuclear weapons. Distinguishing between preventing proliferation and protecting against proliferation after it has occurred; January 1994 summit meeting failure...
- India mulls nuclear-capable missiles near China's border.
Goldring, Natalie J. // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet; Oct2010, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p23
The article reports on the plan of India to deploy nuclear-capable ballistic missiles in the North-East to improve its military preparedness.
- Missile shield is all hype.
PENKETH, ANNE // Hill; 4/16/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 42, p17
The article reflects on the confidence brought by U.S. missile defense shield to the Americans and argues on its capability to withstand North Korea which is capable of firing long-range missiles.
- Should the United States Disregard the ABM Treaty and Begin Deployment of a National Missile Defense System: PRO.
PENKETH, ANNE // Congressional Digest; Aug/Sep2001, Vol. 80 Issue 8/9, p202
Presents arguments favoring the replacement of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with the National Missile Defense System by Lieutenant General Ronald T. Kadish, Senator Thad Cochran, Senator James M. Inhofe and policy analyst Jack Spencer in the United States.
- Should the United States Disregard the ABM Treaty and Begin Deployment of a National Missile Defense System? CON.
PENKETH, ANNE // Congressional Digest; Aug/Sep2001, Vol. 80 Issue 8/9, p203
Presents arguments against the replacement of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty over the National Missile Defense System by Senators Carl Levin, Byron Dorgan, John Kerry and political adviser John B. Rhinelander in the United States.
- To build an affordable shield.
Cooper, Henry F. // Orbis; Winter96, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p85
Discusses the possibility of building an effective defense against ballistic missiles in the United States. Information on the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty; Role of China and Russia.
- Allied support for theater missile defense.
Hildreth, Steven A.; Ellis, Jason D. // Orbis; Winter96, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p101
Looks at the support given to the Theater Missile Defense (TMD) systems by the allies of the United States as a defense against ballistic missiles. Explanation of TMD; Views of allied countries.
- Pentagon Readies First BMD Compliance Report.
Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 7/30/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p27
Focuses on the review of the proposed construction of a ballistic missile defense testbed in Alaska. Use of an Aegis radar to track a long-range missile target; Commitment of the United States government to the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty; Primary defense of the U.S. against a nuclear attack.
- Battle management critical for theater-level defense.
Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/3/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p60
Part II. Discusses the need of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) to create an effective battle management, command, control and communications (BMC3) network so that Hawk, Patriot, Thaad, Aegis, MEADS and other systems can work together to provide a layered ballistic missile...
- BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE.
Pierre, Andrew J. // Foreign Affairs; Spring84, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p1007
Reviews the book 'Ballistic Missile Defense,' edited by Ashton B. Carter and David N. Schwartz.
- Rep. Tauscher asks Gates to rethink missile defense.
Tiron, Roxana // Hill; 2/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p13
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- Lockheed Martin, Raytheon.
Tiron, Roxana // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 04/07/97, Vol. 146 Issue 14, p29
Looks at the joint venture between Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and TRW to bid for all work related to national missile defense, to be headed by Bill Loomis from Lockheed Martin. Plans by the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization to award lead system integrator concept definition contracts in the...
- The Reagan compromise on ABM.
Sigal, L.V. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Apr1988, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p10
Claims that progress made at the Reagan-Gorbachev Washington, D.C. summit to ward a strategic arms agreement has been concealed from the US public because the Reagan administration does not want to reveal that it made a concession to the Soviets on honoring the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. ...
- Nunn's modest SDI.
Krepon, M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Apr1988, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p5
Discusses Senator Sam Nunn's (D-Ga.) proposal for a modest defense against unauthorized ballistic missile launches. Nunn suggests that an `accidental launch protection system' (ALPS) might be possible under the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty. Support for the proposal; Amending the ABM...
- The text of the ABM Treaty.
Krepon, M. // Congressional Digest; Nov87, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p259
Presents the text of the Treaty on the Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems signed on May 26, 1972, by US President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet General Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev.
- The `star wars' missile-defense system.
Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor; 9/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 197, p2
Briefs about defense bill debate on `star wars' in the Senate. `Star wars' budget details.
- Subverting the ABM treaty.
Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Commonweal; 3/16/87, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p131
Editorial. The 1972 ABM Treaty is being endangered by the Reagan Administration's new interpretation of the treaty. President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) is being promoted abroad, perhaps as a lasting legacy of the Reagan years. Congress must determine whether the...
- US-Soviet defense and space treaty...
Cooper, H.F. // NATO Review; Dec87, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p6
The Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty is just one of the areas in which the US and Soviets have yet to agree in the Nuclear and Space Talks (NST). There are substantive differences of opinion which involve complex technical, legal, and political issues. Outlines some of the varying views.
- Big zapper.
Sweetman, Bill; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science; Nov96, Vol. 249 Issue 5, p45
Reports that in the year 2000, the US Air Force plans to fly a modified Boeing 747 jetliner armed with a laser powerful enough to destroy a Scud-type ballistic missile up to 250 miles away. Belief that the Airborne Laser (ABL) could be the most promising way of destroying missiles while they are...
- High-Tech Defense.
Sweetman, Bill; Stover, Dawn // Science World (Teacher's Edition); 10/02/2000, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p3
Presents a guide to teaching students about the United States missile defense system.