Report: Israel’s missile defense could not secure country against a missile barrage

TEL AVIV — Israel’s ballistic missile defense concept has been criticized by a leading scientist.

Nathan Faber, a leading scientist at Israel’s Technion, has warned that the nation’s missile tier network was flawed and could not withstand a sustained war. Faber said the tiered-defense concept was insufficient to counter the more than 200,000 missiles and rockets aimed at the Jewish state. Continue reading

Russia to deploy ‘star wars’ missile system in 2017, report says

Russia now joins China in soon having an indigenous ‘Star Wars” missile system. America, in the meantime, has nothing to show for itself and has chosen suicide over self defense. President Reagan’s vision of a star wars space-based defense system was destroyed one to two administrations down the road. He realized the threat from enemies and was ahead of the curve — by decades.

Russia’s defence ministry plans to deploy in 2017 a sophisticated new air missile defence system that can hit targets in space, a senior ministry source told Russian news agencies on Friday.

“The promising S-500 air defence missile system is at the development stage. It’s planned to be deployed in 2017,” the source was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency. Continue reading