Israel seeking U.S. aid on missile update

Israel seeking U.S. aid on missile update

JERUSALEM, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency is expected to urge aid for Israel in financing an update of the Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile, officials say.

Iran missile launch renews urgency

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- The head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says Iran's recent missile launch proves the value of deploying a controversial missile defense system.

Rice to sign Czech anti-missile deal

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, July 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is set to sign a treaty allowing the installation of an anti-missile facility, Czech Republic officials said Saturday.

Space race warnings

MOSCOW, June 5 (UPI) -- The Americans seem determined to flood outer space with weapons. In early April U.S. Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Henry Obering again called for the early deployment of space-based missile defense systems, a universal means of hitting either ground or space targets.
ANDREI KISLYAKOV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Motor blamed for scrubbed missile test

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- It might be late summer before the United States can try again with a test of its missile-defense system that had to be scrubbed this week.

Missile shield could be completed by 2011

BERLIN, March 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. general leading the effort to build an antiballistic missile shield in Europe said in Berlin the project could be built by 2011 if started this year.

North Korea condemns U.S. missile test

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- North Korea Saturday called a U.S. missile defense test a threat and vowed to strengthen its defense measures in response.

Japan, U.S. carry out joint missile test

LIHUE, Hawaii, March 9 (UPI) -- Japan and the United States have successfully tested an upgraded version of the Standard Missile-3 interceptor missile off Hawaii. The test was carried out Wednesday off Kauai Island to check how well a Japanese-designed nose cone would separate from the

Russia is inconsistent on military space

MOSCOW, April 15 (UPI) -- Russian officials have condemned U.S. plans to deploy weapons in space, but said a military presence in space remains a priority for their own country.

Henry A. Obering is a retired lieutenant general of the United States Air Force. His last assignment prior to retirement was as Director of the Missile Defense Agency.

Obering is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and joined the Air Force in 1973 after completing the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at University of Notre Dame as a distinguished graduate. Obering received his pilot wings in 1975 and flew operational assignments in the F-4E; he was later assigned to the Space Shuttle program and participated in 15 space shuttle launches as a NASA orbiter project engineer and was responsible for integrating firing room launch operations. Obering has also been assigned to tours with the Air Force Inspector General, the Defense Mapping Agency and Electronic Systems Center.

In addition to his undergraduate education, Obering is a graduate of Squadron Officer School; Stanford University, with a master of science degree in astronautical engineering; Air Command and Staff College; and Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

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