TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan should beef up its military's ability to deter and counter missile attacks, including the possible acquisition of the ability to hit enemy bases, the Defence Ministry said, but officials denied this would be used for pre-emptive strikes. Full story
Lockheed Martin raised its profit guidance for the year after posting a higher-then-expected second-quarter profit because of strong sales of missile defense systems, and because it settled a dispute over a canceled project to build the new presidential helicopter. Full story
A ship stocked with weapons and missiles was intercepted near the Panama Canal traveling from Cuba to North Korea.
A former NTSB investigator has joined an independent filmmaker and others in petitioning the NTSB to reexamine what brought down TWA flight 800 nearly 17 years ago. At the time, investigators concluded an explosion inside the plane’s fuel tank caused the crash, but now there are allegations that the
Dr. Jeffrey Sachs joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book, “To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace.”
Missiles from Syria landed in Israel amid fighting between rebels and Syrian forces. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reports there have now been 3 letters laced with ricin sent to political leaders; and John Batchelor of the John Batchelor Show discusses the advanced Russian air defense missiles that were reportedly delivered to Syria.
A police officer stands next to a military missile control center from the seized North Korean-flagged ship Chong Chon Gang, at the Manzanillo Container Terminal in Colon, Panama City July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
North Korean missiles mounted on trucks are seen during a parade in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War, in this July 27, 2013 photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency . REUTERS/KCNA