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2010-12-15 17:49:00

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the recent missile test held out at Vandenberg Air Force Base today which failed. Ellison is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense in the country. His comments are outlined below regarding this: This afternoon, north of Hawaii, above the atmosphere, the Ground-Based Interceptor...

2009-01-21 06:00:00

Projects Valued at Nearly $70.7 Million Lay Groundwork for Converged Communications BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business is bringing the benefits of converged Internet protocol communications to five U.S. Army sites by upgrading their communications infrastructure. The estimated value of the projects is about $70.7 million. Through task orders awarded under the Installation, Information, Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract on behalf of the Project Manager...

2006-09-01 13:42:42

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military shot down a target ballistic missile over the Pacific on Friday in the widest test of its emerging antimissile shield in 18 months, the Defense Department announced. The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said it had successfully completed an important exercise involving the launch of an improved ground-based interceptor missile designed to protect the United States against a limited long-range ballistic missile attack. The test...

2006-08-31 11:57:48

Corrects site of previous interceptor launches in sixth to Kwajalein Atoll from Ft. Greely, Alaska, in sixth paragraph. By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is set to test key parts of its emerging antimissile shield over the Pacific on Thursday, officially to collect data, but with the possibility that a target dummy warhead will be shot down. The $85 million exercise is the first involving a live target since interceptor rockets failed to leave their silos during...

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