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United States Ballistic Missile Defense Site at Deveselu Air Base in Romania

The United States and Romania jointly selected the Deveselu Air Base near Caracal, Romania, to host a U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System which employs the SM-3 interceptor (also referred to as the Aegis Ashore System).  The deployment to Romania is anticipated to occur in the 2015 timeframe as part of the second phase of the ...
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United States European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) and NATO Missile Defense

On September 17, 2009, President Barack Obama announced the U.S. decision to adopt a new approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.  This plan is called the European Phased Adaptive Approach or EPAA.  The President stated: To put it simply, our new missile defense architecture in Europe will provide stronger, smarter, and swifter defenses of ...
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Secure Flight Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is in the process of implementing a new initiative, known as the “Secure Flight Program”, that is designed to improve the safety of airline passengers and make it more convenient to fly to/from the United States. Effective October 1, 2010, if your travel plans include airline flights to/from ...
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