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Pentagon to upgrade, improve US missile defence system

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 10:53

The US Missile Defence Agency on Tuesday mapped out plans to overhaul the ground-based US missile defence system managed by Boeing Co and improve its reliability after several test failures in recent years.

NATO, Russia make no progress on missile defence row

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 18:27

NATO and Russia said they had made no progress in settling sharp differences over a planned missile defence system for Europe but pledged to continue efforts to resolve the row.

`US focused on defending itself, allies in Asia-Pacific`

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 09:49

The US is deploying missile defence systems in Asia Pacific region to defend itself and allies against threat from North Korea, a top Pentagon official has said.

Israel, US test new missile defence system

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 11:21

Israel and the US have carried out the first successful test of the Arrow 3 missile defence interceptor, the Israeli defence ministry said.

India’s missile defence system ready: DRDO chief

Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10:19

VK Saraswat, the chief of DRDO, has disclosed that the country’s missile defence system is ready for induction.

Israel successfully tests missile defence system

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 23:36

Israel says it has successfully tested an upgraded radar for the Arrow missile defence system.

Turkey agrees to host early warning radar

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 13:39

NATO members have agreed to an anti-missile system over Europe to protect against Iranian ballistic missiles.

India to test indigenous missile def-system in Aug

Last Updated: Friday, July 02, 2010, 00:21

The indigenously developed ballistic missile defence system will be test fired in August this year.

Iran to develop missile defence system

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 11:42

Iranian Defence Minister Brig Gen Ahmad Vahidi has said Iran plans to develop a missile defence system that is similar to Russia`s S-300 system.

`US can overcome Iranian missile`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 09:34

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell says the military is "very confident" it could protect the United States from a potential Iranian ballistic missile strike.

India likely to test-fire AAD missile tomorrow

Last Updated: Saturday, March 13, 2010, 14:51

With an eye to develop a full fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system, India is likely to test-fire its indigenously designed and developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) missile.

NATO needs an anti-missile defence system: Chief

Last Updated: Friday, March 12, 2010, 18:50

NATO needs to develop an anti-missile defence system with future nuclear and missile threats not always likely to come from only governments or even "rational actors", the alliance chief said on Friday.