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German Army Introduces New Anti-Bunker Weapon

German Army Introduces New Anti-Bunker Weapon

On operations abroad, an enemy behind cover poses a real threat. Until now infantry had hardly any effective weapons against this threat. Therefore, a new weapon, which already yielded promising results, is now being procured within the scope of urgent […]


Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for New Missile Defense Interceptor

Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for New Missile Defense Interceptor

Raytheon Company received a $30.2 million contract from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for continued development of the Stunner interceptor. Stunner is an advanced, multi-mission, multi-platform interceptor designed for integration into current and planned air and missile defense systems. “The Stunner […]


Missile shipment leaves Finland for South Korea

Missile shipment leaves Finland for South Korea

A British-registered vessel detained in Finland for two weeks after it was found to be carrying 69 Patriot missiles without proper documentation left the country Friday, a shipping official said. “The (Thor Liberty) left this morning at around 4.00 am […]


Raytheon Delivers First Upgraded Patriot Radar to Kuwait

Raytheon Delivers First Upgraded Patriot Radar to Kuwait

Raytheon Company completed its first Configuration-3 Patriot radar upgrade for the State of Kuwait. This is the first of six radar modernization deliveries due under contract to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command. “These upgrades to the latest Patriot […]


Israel and US to hold joint missile drill

Israel and US to hold joint missile drill

Israel and the United States are to hold a joint missile defence exercise, the Israeli military said late on Thursday. Although the exercise, codenamed “Austere Challenge 12″ comes at a time of spiralling regional tensions over Iran’s suspected nuclear arms […]


India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India has cleared a $1.2 billion deal to buy 500 air-to-air missiles from European firm MBDA as it undergoes a major programme to modernize its military, defence ministry officials said Thursday. The cabinet committee on security, chaired by Prime Minister […]


Finland to Consider Transit Permit for Patriot Missiles

Finland to Consider Transit Permit for Patriot Missiles

The government will discuss granting a transit permit to the South Korean Defence Ministry on Wednesday in a move that likely concerns Patriot missiles found on the Thor Liberty vessel, which has been docked at Kotka Harbour since before Christmas. […]


South Korea Wants Impounded Patriot Missiles “As Early As Possible”

South Korea Wants Impounded Patriot Missiles “As Early As Possible”

South Korea hopes that a shipment of Patriot missiles it purchased from Germany, currently impounded in Finland, will be turned over as soon as possible. The South Korean Ambassador to Helsinki told YLE he believes that the interruption of the […]


Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Martin received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates. The contract is the first Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of […]


 
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