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The U.S. government raced to approve more funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile-defense system, which has been used extensively in recent weeks to shield Israel from rockets fired from Palestinian fighters in Gaza. The Senate on Friday voted to authorize $225 million for Israel to replenish its stockpile of Iron Dome interceptor missiles as a […]

A few well-coordinated attacks could knock out the U.S. electrical grid, according to a news report. Nine, to be precise.

Missiles That Matter

by John Reed on April 13, 2012

Here’s our quick mention of the North Korean Rocket fail — that made everyone angry — yesterday. Yup, the big, what turned out to be an almost non-event that everyone’s been obsessing over and will now promptly forget. (But, wait, you know someone’s going to start raising whether the failiure of the long-ragen rocket aimed […]

By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyberwarfare Correspondent In the shadow of the 10th anniversary of the 9–11 terrorist attacks, the United States finds itself facing a different threat from terrorists. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano recently stated that, “The U.S. has become ‘categorically safer’ since 9/11, but cyber-terrorism now […]

And from the department of really, again? The government is worried about terrorists walking aboard jetliners with surgically implanted bombs. So, what’s the TSA’s reaction going to be? From the AP: The U.S. government has warned domestic and international airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks, The […]