Topic: Theater High Altitude Area Defense
The Pentagon has been deploying more missile-defense ground batteries and ships to East Asia. Here's a rundown of the three-tiered system that the US could use to counter North Korean missiles.
North Korea has threatened the United States with a nuclear attack. In response, Washington has made plans to send a missile defense system to Guam, officials said Wednesday.
A record U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia is part of an effort to put pressure on Iran, partly by strengthening alliances with oil-rich neighbors also concerned by Iran's rise.
10/06/2010 03:31 pm
Two experimental US missile defense satellites have passed a series of vital tests in space, successfully spotting three missile launches and relaying their data back to Earth.
07/26/2010 04:06 pm
The missile defense system deployed in Kauai in response to North Korea worries has been tested successfully several times, but never in combat.
06/20/2009 01:00 am
The US deployed antimissile defense systems in response to reports that North Korea could launch a long-range missile toward the island early next month.
06/19/2009 01:00 am
Even rocket scientists forget to wipe their hard drives. Here’s how to do it.
06/11/2009 01:00 am