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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 […]


Belarus gets surface-to-air missiles from Russia

Belarus gets surface-to-air missiles from Russia

Belarus has taken delivery of the first consignment of advanced Tor-M2 antiaircraft missile systems from Russia, Belarusian Defense Minister Yury Zhadobin said on Thursday. “The first two units arrived yesterday,” he told the Belta news agency. All 14 systems will […]


Iran rejects missile shield threat against Turkey: FM

Iran rejects missile shield threat against Turkey: FM

Iran dismissed intimidating remarks by its own officials against Turkey saying Tehran would target NATO’s missile shield in its neighbour if threatened, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported Wednesday. “We reject those views completely,” Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salihi […]


 
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