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Pentagon Examining Options for Space-Based Missile Interceptors - National Defense Magazine

The Defense Department has been analyzing concepts for basing ballistic missile interceptors in space. Experts say deploying such a system would be technically feasible, but questions remain about its cost-effectiveness and strategic implications. The ...and more »

Can the US defend itself from a missile attack from North Korea? - Financial Times

When Ronald Reagan launched his ambitious Star Wars plan to defend the US from nuclear missile attack in 1983, he warned the American public to expect “failures and setbacks”. Now, 34 years later, Vice Admiral James Syring, head of the US Missile ...and more »

Missile Defense Of US Homeland Headed For Huge Management Mis-Step - Forbes

This summer marks the 60th anniversary of the fateful day in August, 1957 that Russia successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. Despite all the changes that have unfolded since then, long-range rockets armed with nuclear ...and more »

US House Panel Votes to Protect Kauai Missile Tests - Military.com

The House Armed Services Committee approved a defense amendment Wednesday that would safeguard continued missile testing on Kauai and assess the effectiveness of a new medium-range radar before taking additional steps to protect Hawaii from ...and more »

Congress marks Pentagon budget; Raytheon's pitch for more missile interceptors; How Boeing will build a C-17 for ... - Defense One

Covering the House Armed Services Committee's annual National Defense Authorization Act markup is a right of passage for defense reporters. Before video streaming allowed us to monitor it live from anywhere with an Internet connection, reporters had to ...and more »

The Libertarian Case for Defensive Missile Systems - The Libertarian Republic

With the increasingly more hawkish policies in Afghanistan and Syria, President Donald Trump has shown to be far more influenced by his advisors. It is no question why libertarians, who expected a far more “hands-off” president, are wary of the current ...and more »