Missile defense

Trump Creates Space Troops

U.S. President Donald Trump signed a directive on Tuesday to outline the establishment of the Space Force as the newest branch of the military, reported VOA NEWS. 

Space Policy Directive 4, which VOA obtained a copy of ahead of the signing, says the force will adapt U.S. national security "to deter aggression and protect our interest" in space.

Birchall, in Washington DC: We have received assurances that, as strategic partner, US will continue to be alongside Romania

Bucharest, Feb 9 /Agerpres/ - Deputy Prime Minister Ana Birchall had a meeting with John Bolton, US President's National Security Advisor on Friday, in which they also discussed the recent statements by Russian Federation's officials on the defensive facilities at Deveselu.

Russian Ambassador Kuzmin says Russia has no hostile intention against Romania

Russia "has no hostile intention against Romania," Ambassador of Russia in Bucharest Valery Kuzmin told a press conference on Thursday.

Ambassador Valery Kuzmin talked about the premises of the Russia-Romania relationship, in the context of "a good neighborhood."

Melescanu: Deveselu shield, strictly defensive; Russia seeking excuses not to comply with INF treaty

Romania's Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu on Thursday said the ballistic missile shield at Deveselu is a strictly defensive military structure, explaining that his remarks come in relation to the Russian Defence Ministry having asked the US to destroy the Mk-41 launching system in the composition of the Deveselu shield, on the grounds that it would violate the Intermediate-Range Nucle

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