Arms Control

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 12:19
The Ambassador discussed three essential issues at a Security Council Open Debate on Small Arms/Light Weapons: the scope of the small arms and light weapons problem and the violence that results; the importance of stockpile security and management; and what we need to do to disrupt supply routes.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:26
Assistant Secretaryès remarks on three areas: 1) progress made implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (or EPAA) and NATO missile defense; 2) cooperation on missile defense with allies and partners outside of Europe, and 3) a few points on Russia and missile defense.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 09:41
Remarks on the United States’ commitment to ballistic missile defense (BMD) and the Fiscal Year 2016 missile defense budget request; the significant progress that has been made in implementing the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) over the past year; and cooperation on missile defense with allies, such as Romania, and partners outside of Europe.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 07:04
The Pakistan Army announced on 13 March that it had successfully fired the indigenous Barq laser-guided missile from a NESCOM Burraq unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 08:17

Agenda: To receive testimony on ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.


Vice Admiral James D. Syring, USN
Director, Missile Defense Agency 
Department of Defense

Liutenant General David L. Mann, USA
Commanding General
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/
Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional
Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:26
The United States has a new policy on unmanned aircraft systems. But the rest of the world may not like it -- and for good reason. The State Department has released a new policy on military drone exports, thereby settling what had been an exhaustive interagency review that was prompted primarily by drone manufacturers seeking clarity about what countries they could export to.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:21
It is times like these that arms control proves its worth. Arms control measures provide stability and predictability even when other things fall into disarray.
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 06:56
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has received into service 'a squadron' of Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter aircraft from the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF), a senior PAF service official disclosed on 19 November.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 07:46
A US Air Force programme to provide 20 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the Afghan Air Force (AAF) is to be investigated by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 06:58
The lack of internal controls or failure to properly follow such controls on some vessels create opportunities for theft, the Department of Defense inspector general found in an assessment of the Navy’s ability to account for ordnance on 21 vessels, including surface ships, submarines and civilian-operated support vessels.