Highlighting that the canceled T-Loramids project was a missile
defense project, Erdoy-an said, "What is important is whether we [Turkey] will engage in defense or offense in the long term.
first test flight took place in February 2008 from submerged barge with a range of 750kms.
The target missile
was launched from a ship in the Bay of Bengal and destroyed by the interceptor fired from Wheeler Island.
The country's current missile-defense protocol calls for Maritime Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyers equipped with SM-3 missile
interceptors to shoot down enemy missiles
in outer space.
Russia on Tuesday announced that its missile
early warning station at Armavir on the Black Sea had detected the launch of two missiles
from the central part of the Mediterranean Sea fired towards the Sea's eastern coastline.
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South Korean officials believe the North may possibly fire off several missiles
from different sites, in case of an unsuccessful launch of the Musudan missile
, Yonhap said.
Keeping in view these varied definitions, it is not too difficult to ascertain the pattern of missile
testing in South Asia.
is capable of "carrying nuclear and conventional warheads", said the statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
High-altitude air defense systems, which are capable to stop hostile missiles
within a 50-300 km distance, aim at eliminating long-range missile
threats before entering the Turkish airspace.
remain at the core of defence acquisitions.
Gates also discussed bolstering Saudi air and missile
defense capabilities as part of the broader U.S.
The Raytheon Mim-104 Patriot low-to-high altitude surface-to-air (Sam) missile
system is considered, << the world's only battle-proven theater AMD system and will be a key AMD element for the next two decades >>, as mentioned in the 2007 US Army Modernisation Plan, published in March.
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And that is critically important because if our nation's space and missile
forces are caught off guard, there may not be a second chance ...