Missile Defense


U.S. Army soldiers install their missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, at a golf course in Seongju, South Korea, on April 27, 2017. Shon Hyung-joo/Yonhap via AP

THAAD Goes Operational in South Korea

The first phase of the United States’ THAAD anti-missile defense system has been activated on a golf course in South Korea to guard against the…






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Russia Moves Missiles Near Poland, Lithuania

Russia has reportedly deployed nuclear-capable missiles closer to Europe near the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania. Moscow confirmed stationing several short-range Iskander ballistic missiles,…



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Brass: East Coast Missile Site Unneeded

The U.S. military has no need for an East Coast missile defense site, according to top officers who oversee the weaponry. “There is no validated…


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Pentagon Works To Expand Aegis BMD’s Reach

The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy are developing next-generation Aegis ballistic missile defense (BMD) hardware and software along with a longer-range interceptor…