Ballistic Missile Defence

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NATO to adopt “a more a more extensive and flexible missile shield for Europe”

Several years ago Canada took the curious approach of rejecting participation in the North American version of Ballistic Missile Defence while supporting NATO having a BMD capability in Europe.  It will be interesting to see if Canada continues its NIMBYapproach at NATO’s Lisbon summit next month. Here are two excerpts […]

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Ballistic missile proliferation raises the importance of large surface combatants

 Buoyed by the successful shooting down of a satellite by USS Lake Erie in February, supported by a well-informed congress, and concerned with the proliferation of ballistic missile technology, the USN is pressing ahead with plans to expand the Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) capabilities of their surface fleet.  Speaking on […]

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