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EU Protests Russian-Iran Missile Deal

Associated Press, The European Union has formally protested to Russia about its sale of sophisticated missiles to Iran, European and U.S. officials said Thursday, saying the diplomatic row reflected disarray on how to pressure Tehran to scale back its suspect […]

Japan Expects To Pay One Third Of Joint Missile System With US

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Tokyo: Japan expects to shoulder 1.0-1.2 billion dollars, or about one-third of the cost of developing a missile system with the United States, the Defense Agency said Thursday, after reports Tokyo faced a greater burden. The close allies […]

Russia to continue export of anti-aircraft missile systems

RIA Novosti, MOSCOW: A Russian military official said Thursday that Russia will continue exporting Tor M1 anti-aircraft missile systems despite the United States' allegations that Russia has been violating regulations of the supply of military-use products, a Russian military official […]

OBV Missile Defense Interceptor Rocket Launched

Orbital Sciences, Dulles VA: Orbital Sciences has announced that it successfully launched its Orbital Boost Vehicle (OBV) ground-based interceptor (GBI) as part of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system industry team led by Boeing. The mission, designated Flight Test-1 (FT-1), […]

Successful Trials of Upgraded Spada Air Defence Systems

MBDA, The Italian Air Force has successfully carried out a series of live firing trials of its upgraded Spada air defence systems to qualify the system Mid-Life Update (MLU) programme.   This Air Force trials campaign, unprecedented in the history of […]

BMD Watch: Ukraine may host US radars

United Press International, WASHINGTON: Russian defense experts warned this week that Ukraine could retaliate against a major price hike on their Russian gas imports by letting the United States use its early warning radar bases for ballistic missile defense. The […]

Meteor Missile Takes to the Sky with Europe

MBDA, International missile systems group, MBDA, this week launched a series of flight trials of the new Meteor missile in an unprecedented test programme involving Europe

Boeing Leads Team to Successful Ground-based Midcourse Defense Flight Test

Boeing Co., ST. LOUIS: The Boeing-led Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Team, along with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, announced today the successful execution of a flight test, marking a critical milestone for the program.   During this Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program […]

Anti-missile protection: Who will pay?

United Press International, WASHINGTON: As defense contractors move ahead with prototype systems to protect civilian airliners from shoulder-fired missiles, urgent questions linger unanswered: How much will it cost? Who should pay? And — most urgent of all — is it […]

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