U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work at the Inauguration of the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Facility at Deveselu

– As prepared.  Check against delivery – Deveselu, Romania Good afternoon.  It’s a real pleasure for me to be here on my first visit to Romania.  I only wish I could stay longer to see more of this beautiful country.  I want to thank President Iohannis, Prime Minister Ciolos, and Minister Motoc for being such ...
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NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg at the Aegis Ashore Operationalisation Ceremony

– As prepared.  Check against delivery – Deveselu, Romania Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for that welcome. Today represents an important moment for NATO and for transatlantic security. This ceremony means that the United States’ AEGIS Ashore system here at Deveselu is certified for operations. This represents a significant increase in the capability to defend ...
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A “Phased, Adaptive Approach” for Missile Defense in Europe

President Obama has approved the recommendation of Secretary of Defense Gates and the Joint Chiefs of Staff for a phased, adaptive approach for missile defense in Europe.  This approach is based on an assessment of the Iranian missile threat, and a commitment to deploy technology that is proven, cost-effective, and adaptable to an evolving security ...
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Agreement Between the United States of America and Romania on the Deployment of the United States Ballistic Missile Defense System in Romania

Preamble The United States of America and Romania (hereafter referred to as the “Parties”); Having in mind the United States – Romanian Strategic Partnership and the further development thereof, and recognizing that a very important pillar of the United States – Romanian relationship is the solidarity embodied in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty, ...
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Romania and United States Perform Joint Mast “Stepping” Ceremony For Deveselu Missile Defense Site

Officials from Romania, the United States, Poland, NATO, and Turkey conducted a joint Mast Stepping ceremony on November 17, 2014 for the Aegis Ashore missile defense site now under construction at Deveselu, Romania. In naval tradition, when a mast is stepped (process of raising a ship’s mast and setting it into a notch or step ...
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U.S. Government Awards Contract for Construction of Facilities at Missile Defense Site in Deveselu

In support of the European Phased Adaptive Approach Phase II, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has awarded a construction contract to Kellog Brown & Root Services, Inc. (http://www.kbr.com). The contract is valued at USD 134 million and will be performed at the Deveselu Base in Olt County Romania. The contract encompasses all ...
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U.S. Awards Base Operations and Services Contract For Missile Defense Site at Deveselu

In support of the European Phased Adaptive Approach Phase II, the U.S. Naval Facility Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in Naples, Italy awarded a 31 month Base Operations and Services Support (BOSS) contract to U.S. firm Exelis Systems Corporation 19 March, 2013. The contract, which is valued at USD $5.7M, will be performed at the Deveselu Base ...
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U.S. Government Awards Task Order to Romanian Company for Construction of Temporary Facilities in Deveselu

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has awarded an eight-month USD 3.3 million task order to SC Glacial PROD SRL, headquartered in Ilfov, Romania, to construct temporary facilities in support of the deployment of the U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System in Deveselu, Romania. The task order includes for the placement of a temporary ...
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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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