Jafari said the ballistic missile range
was based on the limits set by the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is the head of armed forces.
In an expansion of his dissertation at Temple University, historian Edgington documents how the missile range
in south-central New Mexico came into being, how weapons testing altered the region's environment, how the human community challenged its existence, and how and why it became a site of wildlife experimentation and regeneration even as it continued to conduct missile testing on an almost daily basis.
Caption: Participants in the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March prepare to begin their march at White Sands Missile Range
But Xinhua, the Chinese state news agency, suggested that the extension of the missile range
"runs counter to a global arms control agreement known as the Missile Technology Control Regime."
Arms-control advocates say South Korea boosting its missile range
would undermine the pact and open the floodgates to missile proliferation, notably by others who may feel less constrained.
South Korea and the United States have been in consultations over the missile range
and Seoul is reportedly having a hard time persuading Washington to revise a voluntary agreement that limits the range and payload.
(Above) A Soldier from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division moves into position in front of vehicles equipped with Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 during the Network Integration Evaluation 12.2 at White Sands Missile Range
, N.M., in May.
Petty Officer Jon Moore stumbled upon the clear glass bottle Thursday during a beach cleanup at the Pacific Missile Range
Facility on Kauai.
The test, conducted by the Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin, THAAD prime contractor and system integrator, occurred at the Pacific Missile Range
Facility in Hawaii June 29, 2010.
By MAGGIE BARRY PLANS to close a missile range
and tracking station with the loss of 125 jobs in the Outer Hebrides were abandoned yesterday.
Israel is set to hold a missile test on a US missile range
in the Pacific Ocean in an exercise that will also see the US test three missile defence systems, a senior US general has said.
The cuts come as the firm automates the missile range
that is the islands' biggest employer..