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August 5, 1987
West Germany and the United States signed an agreement in Washington to cooperate in the production of a new missile to protect warships from cruise missiles. The Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) will be built by General Dynamics and a West German consortium. The nine-foot-long supersonic missile uses both a heat-seeking sensor and radar to find and destroy approaching cruise missiles. According to published reports, the U.S.
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September 12, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
The Soviet Union has raised a new and unexpected objection that could stall negotiations over a worldwide ban on intermediate-range nuclear weapons just when an agreement appears to be within reach, Secretary of State George P. Shultz and chief U.S. negotiator Max M. Kampelman said Friday. The U.S. officials declined to speculate on Soviet motives for creating the obstacle--a demand that the United States destroy the warheads of West German missiles.
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July 30, 1987 | GAYLORD SHAW, Times Staff Writer
Eight Navy minesweeping helicopters are being sent from the United States to the Persian Gulf to clear sea lanes for U.S.-escorted oil tankers, Pentagon officials said Wednesday. The deployment, ordered by Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger, was seen as a stopgap solution to the hazards posed to gulf shipping by underwater mines that Iran is believed to have planted. Last Friday, such a mine damaged the first re-registered Kuwaiti tanker to move through the gulf while under U.S.
NEWS
August 5, 1987
West Germany and the United States signed an agreement in Washington to cooperate in the production of a new missile to protect warships from cruise missiles. The Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) will be built by General Dynamics and a West German consortium. The nine-foot-long supersonic missile uses both a heat-seeking sensor and radar to find and destroy approaching cruise missiles. According to published reports, the U.S.
NEWS
September 12, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
The Soviet Union has raised a new and unexpected objection that could stall negotiations over a worldwide ban on intermediate-range nuclear weapons just when an agreement appears to be within reach, Secretary of State George P. Shultz and chief U.S. negotiator Max M. Kampelman said Friday. The U.S. officials declined to speculate on Soviet motives for creating the obstacle--a demand that the United States destroy the warheads of West German missiles.
NEWS
July 30, 1987 | GAYLORD SHAW, Times Staff Writer
Eight Navy minesweeping helicopters are being sent from the United States to the Persian Gulf to clear sea lanes for U.S.-escorted oil tankers, Pentagon officials said Wednesday. The deployment, ordered by Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger, was seen as a stopgap solution to the hazards posed to gulf shipping by underwater mines that Iran is believed to have planted. Last Friday, such a mine damaged the first re-registered Kuwaiti tanker to move through the gulf while under U.S.
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