Nato Missile Shield

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K-19: The Widowmaker - Synopsis
... In 1961, the Soviet Union launches its first ballistic missile nuclear submarine, the K-19 — nicknamed "The Widowmaker" due to the many deaths that occurred during its construction ... K-19's first mission, which is to surface in the Arctic and fire an unarmed ("test") ballistic missile ... The test missile is launched successfully and the crew are both relieved and exhilarated by Vostrikov's bold maneuver ...
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) - Ship History - 2000s
... JTFEX-05, Abraham Lincoln and Carrier Air Wing Two were joined by the guided-missile cruiser Mobile Bay the guided-missile destroyers Russell and Shoup, and Carrier Strike ... Lincoln also received installation of the RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) system, which improved the ship’s close range defensive capabilities. 13 August, Lincoln tested its defensive capabilities when she fired four RIM-7P NATO Sea Sparrow missiles, with two of them at BQM-74E Chukar remote-operated aerial target ...
Iranian–Turkish Relations - History - NATO Missile Shield Crisis
... Further information NATO missile defence system Turkey, the NATO member in the region, hosted NATO missile shield in September 2011 ... The establishment of NATO defense shield has caused a crisis between Turkey and Iran ... Iran claimed that the NATO missile shield is a US ploy to protect Israel from any counter-attack should Israel target Iran's nuclear facilities ...

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