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Stories with subject: Weapons technology
  • Second airship launched in test of missile defense system 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 3:17 pm

    On Wednesday, The North American Aerospace Defense Command launched the second of two helium-filled airships near Baltimore to test an East Coast missile defense system. The launch at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground completes the aerial part of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS. Here's what it's all about:

  • US officials say they can tell if Iran is cheating on deal 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 3:42 am

    WASHINGTON - Despite a track record of misjudgments about weapons of mass destruction, U.S. intelligence officials say they are confident they can verify Iran's compliance with the recently completed nuclear deal.

  • US military tests ballistic missile interceptor off Hawaii 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 6:40 pm

    HONOLULU - The U.S. military said Monday it successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes.