Contents tagged with Aegis Ashore system

  • Kremlin: deployment of US missile defense in Japan will negatively impact relations between Russia and Japan

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the deployment of Aegis Ashore ground-based anti-ballistic missile defense systems in Japan would negatively affect relations between Moscow and Tokyo, TASS reports.

    According to Zakharova, this decision by Tokyo causes "deep regret and major concerns."

    "We see this move by Japan as running counter to efforts to ensure peace and stability in the region," she went on. "Such actions by Tokyo are directly at variance with the …

  • Pentagon confirms its intention to deploy anti-ballistic missile system in Poland

    The US has not renounced its intention to deploy an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) defense system in the Polish Redzikowo locality, announced Gary Pennett, director of operations for the US Defense Ministry’s Missile Defense Agency, as reported by TASS on Wednesday, May 24.

    The American military is planning to deploy an Aegis Ashore Ballistic Missile Defense System (Aegis BMD) in Poland. As Pennett told reporters in the briefing dedicated to the US Missile Defense Agency’s draft budget, the …