Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 10:35
The commander of US troops stationed in South Korea said on Tuesday he had proposed deploying an advanced missile-defense system to the country, to counter the growing threat of North Korea’s weapons capabilities.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 23:26
A top US military official today called for better missile defence cooperation between Japan and South Korea, in the face of strained ties between America`s two closest Asia allies and a belligerent North Korea.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 12:19
The accord with Iran to curb its nuclear programme means a planned NATO anti-missile system in Europe, hotly opposed by Moscow, is no longer necessary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov argued today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 15:41
Israeli and US defence officials on Wednesday successfully carried out a second intercept test of a new system against short-range missiles, the defence ministry said.
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 18:02
China on Tuesday dismissed concerns expressed by NATO and the US over a deal to co-produce a missile defence system for Turkey, saying such objections amounted to politicisation of business deals.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 18:01
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 14:16
Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system in Tel Aviv on Friday, as the United States weighed military strikes on neighbouring Syria, local media said.
Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 15:27
Israel’s missile defence system is likely to leave the civilian population exposed to an incoming barrage of rockets in the event of a war, one of the top commanders in the country has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 11:08
Russia wants to resume regular consultations with the US on a range of security issues, including missile defence, a top Russian military official said.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 09:05
Washington`s plans to abandon a key part of a European missile defence plan strongly opposed by Russia are "no way" linked to Moscow, a Pentagon official has said.
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