missile defence

US troop leader in South Korea wants deployment of new missile defense against North

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.

Jun 03, 2014, 10:35 AM IST

Israel’s missile defence system to leave citizens exposed in ‘event of war’: Official

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.

Apr 01, 2013, 15:27 PM IST

Russia urges Pentagon to revive missile defence dialogue

Russia wants to resume regular consultations with the US on a range of security issues, including missile defence, a top Russian military official said.

Mar 26, 2013, 11:08 AM IST

US missile defence shift not linked to Russia, says Pentagon

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.

Mar 18, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

North Korea criticises US` `hostile policy`

A day after the United States promised new missile defense interceptors to guard against a North Korean attack, Pyongyang has criticised the Americans` "hostile policy" saying it won`t negotiate with them over its nuclear program.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:01 PM IST

Poland wants to build own missile defence

Poland wants to build its own missile defence system with help from France and Germany.

Aug 12, 2012, 00:16 AM IST

NATO offers missile defence cooperation to India

In a move that holds great strategic significance, NATO has offered to share its missile defence technology with India to build its capability to shoot down incoming enemy missiles.

Sep 04, 2011, 12:54 PM IST

Russia, US may not agree on missile defence in Obama`s tenure: US envoy

Russia has been concerned by US reluctance to give legally binding guarantees.

May 28, 2011, 09:57 AM IST

Biden, Putin discuss trade, missile defence

Russia is the last major economic power to lack WTO membership.

Apr 22, 2011, 12:35 PM IST

Russian PM warns West over missile defence: Report

Vladimir Putin warns the United States not to meddle with Russian elections.

Dec 02, 2010, 16:45 PM IST

Russia`s Putin warns West over missile defence: Report

Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will "strike forces" if it is kept out of US missile defense system.

Dec 01, 2010, 13:39 PM IST

Russia made no missile defence offer to NATO: Ambassador

A report said Russia proposed to NATO about uniting missile defence systems.

Nov 27, 2010, 11:00 AM IST

NATO to lay out vision for cyber, missile defence

NATO defence and foreign ministers meet Thursday to reshape the alliance into a modern force against cyber and missile threats, at a time of tough fighting in Afghanistan and budget cuts at home.

Oct 14, 2010, 13:47 PM IST

US committed to missile defence in Europe: Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden said
Thursday that Washington remains determined to deploy its planned
anti-missile system in Europe to counter the danger of Iran`s
nuclear program and its long-range ballistic missiles.

May 06, 2010, 20:47 PM IST

Medvedev renews warning on missile defence

Russian President Dmitry
Medvedev on Monday warned in an interview that he could walk away
from a nuclear disarmament treaty signed last week if a US
missile defence program in Europe creates "imbalance."

Apr 12, 2010, 22:37 PM IST

Poland ready to accept new US missile defence deal

Standing alongside US Vice President Joe Biden, Poland`s Prime Minister on Wednesday said that his country was ready to participate in the Obama administration`s revamped plan for a US missile defence shield in Europe.

Oct 21, 2009, 20:56 PM IST

Russia warns US on missile defence: Reports

A top Russian diplomat suggested
on Thursday that the US should not talk with non-NATO nations about
a prospective missile shield, Russian news agencies reported.

Oct 16, 2009, 00:21 AM IST

Missile defence decision not about Russia: Obama

President Barack Obama sharply
dismissed criticism that Russian opposition influenced his
decision to scrap a European missile defence system.

Sep 20, 2009, 19:37 PM IST

No missiles near Poland: Top Russian official

Russia on Saturday said it will not deploy the smart Iskander-M tactical missiles at Kaliningrad facing the Polish and Lithuanian border following US President Barack Obama`s decision to drop missile shield plans in central Europe.

Sep 19, 2009, 16:05 PM IST

Clinton counters critics of Obama missile defence

Secretary of State Hillary
Rodham Clinton is defending the new Obama administration
approach to missile defence in Europe, saying it will enhance
protection of the US and its NATO allies.

Sep 18, 2009, 23:52 PM IST