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Israeli soldiers stand in front of the launcher of an Iron Dome missile interceptor battery in the southern Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon.

US to buy Israeli missile defenses in humiliating admission about failure of US systems

Israel's Iron Dome took a $429 million investment from the US in 2014, and since has intercepted hundreds, if not thousands, of incoming projectiles.
An FIM-92 Stinger missile is fired from an Army Avenger vehicle at the Eglin Air Force Base range, April 20, 2017.

The US Army is gearing up for a potential fight with Russia, and it just put a crucial defensive weapon back in Europe permanently

The Army shed its air-defense units 15 years ago. Now with concerns about a great-power fight growing, it's bringing them back.
(From L to R, first row) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed by strong demands by U.S. President Trump for most NATO member countries to spend more on defense

Trump says he’ll scrap a Cold War-era missile deal with Russia, which could throw ‘another hand grenade’ into NATO

Opponents have argued that Russian violations, and Chinese deployments, have made the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty more of a burden than a benefit. But scrapping it now could further strain relations between Trump and the US's European partners.
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter stands between President Donald Trump and Kid Rock prior to the signing of the "Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act" in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, October 11, 2018.

Trump just met with a classic-rock legend and a missile-defense expert — and it was the same guy

One of the many musicians on hand for President Trump's signing of a music-copyright law on Thursday was Jeff Baxter, a guitarist with Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers who has carved out a second career as a missile-defense expert.

The US Air Force is ordering new satellites to harden defenses against Russian and Chinese missile threats

The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a nearly $3 billion contract for new and survivable early warning satellites to bolster the first line of defense against Russian and Chinese missile threats and emerging counterspace capabilities.

The US’s nuclear commander says the only way to defend the US from new Russian and Chinese missiles lies in space

The key to defending the US homeland against Russian and Chinese missile threats, as well as emerging threats from countries like North Korea and Iran, lies in space, according to the head of the US's nuclear forces.
Rockets are fired from inside the Gaza strip towards Israel on the sixth day of Israel's operation 'Protective Edge' on July 13, 2014.

Uneasy ceasefire temporarily halts intense air war between Israel and terror groups in Gaza

Estimates say between 115 and 130 rockets and missiles were launched from Gaza into Israel from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning. The Israel Defense Forces say they struck 25 military targets in Gaza in retaliation for the increased fire.

Syria reportedly only fired 2 air defense missiles during the US strike, and then fired 38 more blindly

Syria fired only two missiles during the strike and the remaining 38 after the attack had already concluded, US government sources said.
A screenshot showing Saudi Soldiers capture a Quds Force headquarters in a propaganda video showing the might of the Saudi military

A crazy viral video showing Saudi Arabia destroying Iran’s military is now more relevant than ever

While Saudi Arabia's military equipment is among the best in the world, it still has trouble countering Iranian influence in the region.