Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that missile defense remains the biggest irritant in Russian-American relations.
The Missile Defense Agency CIO explains how cloud computing is helping to drive cost efficiencies, boost service levels and ease management.
Even before “cloud first” became the IT strategy for federal departments, we at the Missile Defense Agency looked to cloud computing to better serve our customers. For data integrity and information assurance compliance, we built and deployed a private cloud. This was the best way to provide optimal service, reduce failure points and operating costs, and create a more easily managed environment.
Last month, headlines around the globe blared that the Czech Republic had decided to scrap plans to participate in the US anti-ballistic missile defense system (ABMS). Journalists speculated about a disgruntled ally frustrated by a small role in the system, as well as an overall disappointment among Central European leaders in the Obama administration’s supposed betrayal in the midst of its “reset” in relations with Russia.
Two key US senators expressed concerns Tuesday about a possible agreement to base a missile-shield radar in Turkey, citing the NATO ally’s strained ties with Israel and relations with Iran.
On missile defense as far as substance is concerned. Our NATO partners were mentioning this as a date when it could be possible to meet but the formal invitation was not issued, and I cannot even think at this moment that we would be ready to reply immediately, for one reason – it is not some artificial deadlines, it`s the substance of the agreement on missile defense, on anything else on this matter which must take precedent.
TASC, Inc. supported the successful July 8 launch of the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center FTX-17 mission conducted for the Missile Defense Agency. The TASC team provided engineering mission assurance during the entire mission cycle of design, testing and integration, in addition to project management and launch operations support.
Northrop Grumman is installing a new executive in Virginia to manage its massive IT contract with the state – the fourth project manager since the defense giant secured the state’s richest-ever privatization contract in 2005.
A French parliamentary committee endorsed a missile defense program July 12 centered on space-based warning and interception as a way to protect France primarily from being outdistanced by the United States in missile technology, and secondarily from potential missile attack.
Iran said on Saturday it test-fired two long-range missiles into the Indian Ocean earlier this year, the first time it has fired missiles into that sea, according to state television.
A senior Revolutionary Guard commander threatened Saturday that U.S. aircraft carriers would be targeted if Iran came under attack amid a standoff with the West over Tehran’s nuclear program.