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  1. Prepared Testimony by Lieutenant General Michael Maples Before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: Worldwide Threats to U.S. National Security

    Governments » United States » Congress » Hearings & Prepared Statements February 28, 2006  The United States faces a variety of complex transnational threats and potential threats from states of concern. My testimony will outline the current threat fr ...

  2. Prepared Testimony by the Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte, Before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: Worldwide Threats to U.S. National Security

    Governments » United States » Congress » Hearings & Prepared Statements February 28, 2006 Today, I will discuss: · Global jihadists, their fanatical ideology, and the civilized world’s efforts to disrupt, dismantle and destroy their networks; · The st ...

  3. NEC Engineers

    NEC Engineers Pvt. Ltd.; NEC Engineers Private Limited; NEC Engineering Private Ltd.; NEC Engineers; NEC Private Limited Chemical Military Missile Originally based in India, but has shifted operations to other locations; reportedly formed in 1984, and has ...

  4. Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat

    Governments » United States » Executive Branch » Department of Defense July 10, 2013 Many countries view ballistic and cruise missile systems as cost-effective weapons and symbols of national power. In addition, they present an asymmetric threat to US air ...

  5. If Attacked, How Would Iran Respond?

    Private Viewpoints October 1, 2013 A report by the Iran Project published in late 2012 warned that "a U.S. and/or Israeli preventive military action against Iran could... perhaps contribut[e] to increased sectarian conflict and regional war." In ...

  6. Iran: U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Authority to Lift Restrictions

    Governments » United States » Congress » Congressional Research Service Reports June 10, 2015 The United States has led the international community in imposing economic sanctions on Iran, in an effort to change the government of that country’s support of ...

  7. Defense Industries Organization (DIO)

    A subsidiary of Iran's Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) representing a conglomerate of over 300 companies; reportedly responsible for managing Iran’s military industries. Has materially contributed to the development of Iran's ...

  8. Parchin Chemical Industries

    Part of Chemical Industries and Development of Material Group (CIDMG), which is a branch of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO); produces ammunition, explosives, and solid propellants for rockets and missiles. According to the U.S Department ...

  9. Iran Military Power: Ensuring Regime Survival and Securing Regional Dominance

    Governments » United States » Executive Branch » Department of Defense November 19, 2019 In September 1981, Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger asked the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to produce an unclassified overview of the Soviet Union’s milita ...

  10. Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL)

    Iran’s defense ministry; responsible for defense research, development, and manufacturing, including support for Iran’s missile and nuclear programs. ...

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