missile defense

6:20 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Battle Creek City Commission Endorses Missile Defense Mission for Fort Custer

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Four sites are being considered by the Defense Department
The Battle Creek City Commission formally put its support behind Fort Custer's bid for a new missile defense mission. The commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution that urges the U.S. Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency to select the Fort Custer Training Center as the location for a new ground-based interceptor ballistic missile-defense mission.
6:05 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Fort Custer Could be Home for Defense Missile Site

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If chosen site would have 60 missiles, none would have warheads
LANSING - Battle Creek's Fort Custer Training Center is a favorite for a new defensive missile site, according to Michigan's top military commander. "I am pretty confident that based on what I know today, we are going to be an absolute top contender for the site"
12:36 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Anti-missile defense system possible for Fort Custer

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Sites in Vermont, Ohio, Maine and New York also being considered
WASHINGTON - Fort Custer Training Center near Battle Creek is one of five sites being considered for deployment of an anti-missile defense battery, according to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont. There has been no decision to deploy an additional interceptor site in the United States, according to Leahy's office.