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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

2007 United States Special Weapons News

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  • LOCKHEED MARTIN ENHANCES NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE CAPABILITY FOR U.S. STRATEGIC COMMAND Lockheed Martin 28 Jun 2007 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has provided the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) with a network centric warfare capability that allows system users to create a collaborative, real-time picture of critical events on their computers, then simultaneously share that view with others
  • Army Reaches Major Chemical Weapons Convention Milestone Army News 21 Jun 2007 -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency announced today the safe destruction of 45 percent of the United States' chemical stockpile, accomplishing a major Chemical Weapons Convention milestone well ahead of the other signatory nations with major stockpiles.
  • Weapons Anti-Proliferation Initiative Draws More Participants Washington File 31 May 2007 -- More than 80 nations on six continents have committed to halting the spread of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems and related parts under a program launched by President Bush four years ago in Poland.





  • Revisions made to operational doctrine AFPN 14 Feb 2007 -- The doctrine publication that describes the Air Force's role in countering the threat or use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons at the operational level of war was revised recently.
  • Arnold conducts Minuteman motor test AFPN 12 Feb 2007 -- Arnold Engineering Development Center workers here successfully completed the first of eight scheduled Minuteman motor tests this year in late January.
  • Deterrence keeps secluded Minuteman crew focused AFPN 09 Feb 2007
  • Northrop Grumman Successfully Develops New GPS Range Tracking System for Minuteman III ICBM Northrop Grumman 09 Feb 2007 -- A newly certified Global Positioning System (GPS) range tracking system, developed for the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), was successfully flown at Vandenberg Air Force Base for the first time this week as one of the two independent tracking systems required for range safety.
  • U.S. Urges Negotiations To Ban Material for Nuclear Bombs Washington File 08 Feb 2007 -- The United States urges prompt negotiations leading to a treaty to ban the production of the fissile material needed for nuclear weapons.
  • Boeing Delivers 500th Minuteman III Missile Guidance Set Boeing 06 Feb 2007 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the 500th Minuteman III Guidance Replacement Program (GRP) Missile Guidance Set (MGS) to the U.S. Air Force and Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) prime contractor Northrop Grumman Mission Systems during a Dec. 15, 2006, ceremony at Boeing's Guidance Repair Center in Heath, Ohio.


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