lunes, 22 de julio de 2013

Fort Drum – New York Site Considered As Missile Interceptors

The nation’s military leaders are considering two sites in upstate New York — an active Army post and a shuttered Air Force base — and one site in Maine as potential missile interceptor sites on the East Coast.
The Missile Defense Agency is looking at 10 sites on the East Coast, including Fort Drum in northern New York, the old Griffiss Air Force Base near the central New York city of Rome and the former Loring Air Force Base in northern Maine. The Defense Department has been directed to create an East Coast interceptor site in response to a perceived threat from Iran, which is believed to be developing nuclear weapons. (Read more)

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