Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Improvement program keeps officer engaged in missile mission

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. (AFNS) -- (This feature is part of the " Through Airmen's Eyes " series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story.)Capt. Billy Terry, a 341st Operational Support Squadron intercontinental ... [Published Air Force Link - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

GenDyn to study new guidance system for ICBMs

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Modernization of guidance systems for next-gen U.S. Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles is to be conducted by General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.The work, under a $6.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ... [Published UPI - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Lisa Finneran: General Dynamics to Apply Open Architecture to AF ICBM Guidance Evaluations

General Dynamics  Advanced Information Systems  (NYSE: GD) will assess Intercontinental Ballistic Missile guidance technology options for the U.S. Air Force . under a $6.4 million contract.The business unit of General Dynamics work to analyze and design ... [Published GovConWire - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Combat vehicles Typhoon to guard missile formations rearmed with ICBMs Yars

MOSCOW, August 20. /ITAR-TASS/. Combat anti-sabotage vehicles Typhoon will guard Russian Strategic Missile Forces’ formations, rearmed with thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles Yars.These combat machines will be delivered to all reequipped ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Russia to get new intercontinental ballistic missiles path control system

MOSCOW, August 20. /ITAR-TASS/. A new trajectory measurement system for strategic missile launches is being created for Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN), a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday.“The advanced system, equipped with a new ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: There’s no place in Maine for missile defense site

The system now in place in California and Alaska should be upgraded, not expanded.The United States has spent billions of dollars in the last decade on a missile defense system designed to protect the country from threats from other nations such as Iran ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Support reduction of nuclear arms

_ Aug. 6 and 9 marked the 69th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. There are still more than 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world; 7,700 of them belong to the USA. The world’s nuclear arsenals pose a profound health risk to humans. Just ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Key Targeting Tech for Future U.S. Nuclear Missile Has Gone Unfunded

OMAHA, Neb. -- A lapse in funding is potentially delaying by two years the development of a new U.S. nuclear missile, according to budget documents provided to Congress and interviews with defense sources.The little-noticed spending gap of $28 million ... [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band play for Malmstrom

Gary Sinise of the Lt. Dan Band strums a base guitar during a free concert Aug. 15 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. The Lt. Dan Band, a cover band named after a wounded soldier Sinise portrayed in the film “Forrest Gump,” and has been entertaining and ... [Published Malmstrom Air Force Base - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Congressional staff learns about ICBM mission

8/15/2014 - First Lt. Daniel Choi, 90th Operations Support Squadron deputy missile combat crew instructor, describes how the Minuteman III ICBM launch control centers communicate with each other and higher levels of command to a delegation of staff members ... [Published F.E. Warren Air Force Base - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

BAE to lead USAF’s Minuteman III ICBM contract

BAE Systems has taken the lead to work on the US Air Force (USAF) Minuteman III Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Integration Support Contract (ISC).Last July, BAE Systems received a $534m, eight and a half year contract from the USAF to maintain ... [Published Air Force Technology - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Minot Airmen Update ICBM Launch Codes8/14/2014

​Missile maintenance crews at Minot AFB, N.D., carried out the crucial task of updating the computer codes that national command authorities would use to initiate the launch of the base's Minuteman III ICBMs in a conflict. “We change the codes every year ... [Published Air Force Association - Aug 14 2014]

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"I did want to go to space," Terry said. "But, I've seen a radical change in leadership over the past couple months. I see the changes in missiles as a once in a lifetime opportunity, and I want to be a part of it."
"Silicon Valley is a place where seemingly impossible problems are solved every day," Ezra Klein writes in a new post for The Verge . "...while Washington is a place where solvable problems prove impossible to do anything about." Klein presents a huge chasm dividing the worlds of technology and politics. This idea is misguided at best, and dangerous at worst
"Leveraging our in-depth mission knowledge and approach to open architecture, we look forward to providing the Air Force with the most comprehensive evaluation of solutions to achieve an affordable, easy-to-produce and sustainable guidance system" said Lisa Finneran, vice president of Critical Mission Systems at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
"I think this could be a great boost to the economic development side" said Commissioner John Taylor, after asking Gorzynski how likely is it that Fort Custer will be chosen for the project

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Improvement program keeps officer engaged in mi... [Published Air Force Link - 9 hours ago]
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GenDyn to study new guidance system for ICBMs [Published UPI - 17 hours ago]
GenDyn to study new guidance system for ICBMs [Published Industrial Info Financials - 17 hours ago]
Lisa Finneran: General Dynamics to Apply Open A... [Published GovConWire - 22 hours ago]
Combat vehicles Typhoon to guard missile format... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 20 2014]
Kalamazoo County Board to vote Sept. 2 on suppo... [Published West Michigan Business - Aug 20 2014]
Russia to get new intercontinental ballistic mi... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 20 2014]
Our View: There’s no place in Maine for missile... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 20 2014]
U.S. Air Force Awards General Dynamics Study Co... [Published General Dynamics - Aug 20 2014]
Letter: Support reduction of nuclear arms [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 20 2014]
China Secretly Conducts Second Flight Test Of N... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 19 2014]
Key Targeting Tech for Future U.S. Nuclear Miss... [Published Nextgov.com - Aug 19 2014]
Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band play for Malms... [Published Malmstrom Air Force Base - Aug 19 2014]
ROSEVILLE: Roseville native serves aboard USS A... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Aug 19 2014]
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While India dozes, China is modernising its mil... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 18 2014]
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US Federal Business Opportunity: Department of ... [Published ITbriefing - Aug 16 2014]
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SMD Symposium promotes defense of high ground [Published United States Army - Aug 15 2014]
Congressional staff learns about ICBM mission [Published F.E. Warren Air Force Base - Aug 15 2014]
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Pasadena native serves aboard USS West Virginia [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Aug 15 2014]
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Putin can respond to war, and the West knows it [Published Pravda - Aug 15 2014]
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China Secretly Conducts Second Flight Test Of N... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 19 2014]
China recently conducted the second flight test of a new, ultra-high-speed missile that is part of what analysts say is Beijing’s global system of attack weapons capable of striking the United States with nuclear warheads. The latest test of the new ...
Destabilizing Threat [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 15 2014]
OMAHA—A new Russian ground-launched cruise missile is a significant violation of a strategic arms treaty, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. Rose Gottemoeller, undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, said ...
US Sending 600 Troops, APCs And Tanks To Countr... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 14 2014]
Escalation over the Ukraine conflict, a/k/a Cold War 2.0, just took another major step forward. Because here comes the cavalry... literally. While the world is focused on the first deployment of US marines in Iraq in nearly a decade, as "humanitarian ...
China Confirms New Generation Long Range Missil... [Published ASIAN DEFENCE NEWS - Aug 11 2014]
China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday.A government environmental monitoring centre in Shaanxi ...
Missile Defense – Alive and Well, and Eyeing Ohio [Published Firedoglake - Aug 09 2014]
<p>Here are two questions you will not often hear from your average American: How large a threat is Iran’s <a class="offsite-link-inline" target="_blank" title="False alarms on Iranian ICBMs|Travis C. Stalcup" href="http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/200021-false-alarms-on-iranian-icbms"&gt;fictional ...
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