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An armed airman who allegedly barricaded himself inside a building on a Colorado air base is awaiting sentencing on unrelated charges and will likely face additional charges, the base said Tuesday.

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February: Missile defense test failsupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 06:26:00

A U.S. missile defense test failed Sunday when a long-range missile missed its target because of radar problems.

Radar problems foil missile defense testupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 19:22:00

A U.S. missile defense test failed Sunday when a long-range missile missed its target because of radar problems.

Test of newest U.S. missile defense technology will simulate attack by Iranupdated: Sat Dec 19 2009 06:51:00

The U.S. military's Missile Defense Agency will practice protecting the United States from a simulated Iranian missile attack next month in an exercise using the agency's newest missile-killing technology, Pentagon officials said Friday.

Obama scraps Bush-era missile defense for new planupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 02:04:00

The United States is significantly overhauling Bush-era plans for a missile defense shield in Europe, based partly on the latest analysis of Iran's offensive capabilities, President Barack Obama said Thursday.

Missile defense system passes test, U.S. agency saysupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 07:41:00

The United States successfully tested a sea-based component of its missile defense shield Thursday evening, intercepting a ballistic missile with a dummy warhead over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said.

Decoy fails to deploy, but missile test called 'success'updated: Fri Dec 05 2008 22:40:00

A missile shield test was a "smashing success," Pentagon officials said Friday, despite the failure of the test to put to rest concerns that the interceptor might not be able to differentiate between real missiles and decoys.

Missile test success or not?updated: Fri Dec 05 2008 22:40:00

A test missile destroys a mock warhead, but can't differentiate between real and fake targets. CNN's Jamie McIntyre reports.

Missile shield test to be most realistic yet, officials sayupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 18:36:00

The Pentagon is set to conduct the 13th and most realistic test of its missile shield system to date, officials told CNN.

Japan intercepts missileupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 23:59:00

A missile interceptor that could be used against North Korea is successfully tested by Japan. CNN's Brian Todd reports. A Giant 'Golfball' for Missile Defenseupdated: Tue Aug 14 2007 12:00:00

The SBX radar may look like a Bond-movie spoof, but its backers say it can protect the U.S. against missile attack. If they can get the kinks worked out

High times ahead for airshipsupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 07:08:00

At best you would probably associate airships with enormous floating advertisements, at worst, the Hindenburg disaster, but what might seem a form of transportation from another era is currently undergoing a re-launch. From high-altitude surveillance to a hybrid luxury cruise liner, our skies may soon be home to the next generation of multi-purpose airship.

Missile defense shield test aced as dummy target hitupdated: Sat Jan 27 2007 09:30:00

The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency shot down a dummy target missile over the southern Pacific Ocean during a test of the U.S. missile defense shield early Saturday, according to an agency spokeswoman.

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