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Raytheon to Provide Radars and Services to UAE in THAAD Missile System Deal

Raytheon to Provide Radars and Services to UAE in THAAD Missile System Deal

UAE becomes first international customer to gain the advanced AN/TPY-2 radars Raytheon Company  will provide AN/TPY-2 radars, associated spares, training and other services through 2018 to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the radar component to the Terminal High Altitude […]


Iran to test-fire missiles in strategic oil waterway

Iran to test-fire missiles in strategic oil waterway

Tehran said it will test-fire missiles in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a move likely to stoke tensions with Washington already running high over Iran’s threats to close the strategic oil waterway if sanctions are enforced. “Shorter- and longer-range, […]


US-Romania Missile Defense Agreement Takes Effect

US-Romania Missile Defense Agreement Takes Effect

The following is the text of a joint announcement between the United States and Romania: The United States and Romania are pleased to jointly announce that the Ballistic Missile Defense Agreement on deployment of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system […]


Saudi Arabia to Extend Patriot Support for $120M

Saudi Arabia to Extend Patriot Support for $120M

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 22 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of the continuation of services for the PATRIOT Systems Engineering Services Program (ESP) and associated equipment, parts, training and […]


Shroud of Mystery Surrounds Missile Shipment

Shroud of Mystery Surrounds Missile Shipment

Wednesday’s seizure by Finnish Customs officials of a cargo of explosives and high-tech missiles aboard a Manx-flagged ship has aroused a number of questions. Not only is the final intended destination of the 69 American-made Patriot missiles still unclear, it […]


Russia tests domestic interceptor missile

Russia tests domestic interceptor missile

Russia carried out a successful test of a short-range interceptor missile on Tuesday as a part of its effort to develop a domestic missile defense shield, the Defense Ministry said. The missile was launched from the Sary-Shagan (Kazakhstan) shooting range, […]


Javelin Anti-Tank Missiles for UAE

Javelin Anti-Tank Missiles for UAE

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 14 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates of 260 Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts, weapons, training and logistical support for an […]


North Korea test-fires short-range missiles: report

North Korea test-fires short-range missiles: report

North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday, the same day it announced the death of leader Kim Jong-Il, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said. The agency quoted an unnamed government official as saying the launches […]


Additional Raytheon Patriot Missile Systems for Taiwan

Additional Raytheon Patriot Missile Systems for Taiwan

Raytheon Company has received a $685.7 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for additional new fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Taiwan. “Our partnership with Taiwan dates back more than 45 years, and we […]


 
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