defense program

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Noun1.defense program - a program for defending a country against its enemies
program, programme - a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program"
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi cautioned the G7 to avoid escalating tensions over Tehran's missile power, reminding that his country's missile and defense program is not related to the 2015 nuclear deal with the world powers.
The coming defense program outline will be the fourth, following those adopted in 1976, 1995 and 2004.
For example, in the DoD Biological Defense Program, we have seen a shift in the requirements community towards defining broad-based generic capabilities.
In relevant remarks in April, Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Abdolrahim Moussavi underlined that the country will continue developing its defense programs without paying heed to the West's hue and cry.
Perhaps the discussion should begin with a look at the less-than-illustrious history and current status of the missile defense programs everyone is so eager to bring to the American people.
The General said Iran's missile defense program began 31 years ago and will continue as usual come what may.
Ishiba stressed the need to examine the issue from various viewpoints such as consistency with measures to reform the ministry and linkage with the broader National Defense Program Guidelines.
ESGR, a Department of Defense program, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.
"As per a decree by President Hassan Rouhani, Iran will respond to any meddlesome US measure against its defense program by boosting its missile deterrence power," Jaberi Ansari said last Thursday.
In the past decade, finding for the Pentagon's chemical and biological defense program has tripled, rising to almost $1.4 billion in 2003.
Larry Hopkins walks alone to a leadlinedchamber in the Capitol they call "the vault.' There, a uniformed officer briefs Hopkins about an expensive defense program. He's not allowed to take notes.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said Iran will continue to enhance and upgrade its missile defense capabilities despite Washington's new sanctions, cautioning that any further US hostility towards Iran's defense program will receive Tehran's tough response.

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