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Alaska’s Ground Based Interceptors to Pivot US Defenses Against North Korea

by: Tamir Eshel
March 16, 2013

Category: Alaska, Lockheed Martin, missile defense, northrop grumman, Poland, Raytheon, Russia, Syndicated Industry News | RSS 2.0

gbi300Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced yesterday the increase in the number of Ground Based Interceptors to be positioned in Alaska, and the planned deployment of a second TPY-2 radar to Japan, two immediate steps to better protect the United States of America from potential missile attacks from North Korea and Iran. The US is also scaling down the European Missile Defense program, by limiting the system’s interceptors against intercontinental ballistic missiles, a step that could pave the way for further agreements between Washington and Moscow.

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