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Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Indonesia Orders ForceShield Integrated Air Defence System and Starstreak Missiles

Thales UK today announced that it has signed a contract worth over £100 million with the Indonesian Ministry of Defence for ForceSHIELD, Thales’s integrated Advanced Air Defence system. In addition to the supply of STARStreak short-range air defence missiles, the […]


Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon has received a resume work order from the U.S. Navy to commence development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar. The order followed the official Government Accountability Office update of its database to reflect the status of the […]


Russia to Test 70 New Rockets and Missiles in 2014

Russia to Test 70 New Rockets and Missiles in 2014

The Russian military plans to test around 70 types of rocket and missile weaponry at a major testing site this year, a Defense Ministry spokesman has said. The testing program at the Kapustin Yar range in southern Russia will include […]


5-7 Air Defense Artillery Soldiers assume responsibilities in Turkey

5-7 Air Defense Artillery Soldiers assume responsibilities in Turkey

After months of hard training and expectation, the rubber finally hit the road in Turkey for the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. With a formal transfer of authority in the southeastern […]


Patriot missiles demonstrate field readiness

Patriot missiles demonstrate field readiness

Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System test fired nine Patriot missiles at McGregor Range, N.M., during its annual Field Surveillance Program (FSP), successfully engaging inbound and outbound unmanned air breathing targets. This was the first FSP conducted with the […]


Japan to boost military amid row with China

Japan to boost military amid row with China

Pacifist Japan will adopt new defence guidelines next week paving the way for its military to respond more quickly and forcefully to perceived threats from China and North Korea, officials said Thursday. The government of conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]


US looks to manage, not end, China air rift

US looks to manage, not end, China air rift

The United States has strenuously objected to China’s new air zone over islands managed by Japan, but experts say its best hope is to contain rather than end tensions. After Beijing last month declared an Air Defense Identification Zone in […]


US Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan

US Navy deploys new surveillance aircraft to Japan

The US Navy has deployed sophisticated surveillance aircraft to Japan, officials said Monday, amid rising tension over China’s territorial claims in the region. Two P-8A Poseidon patrol jets departed Jacksonville, Florida on Friday and arrived later at Kadena air base […]


US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defense zone

US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defense zone

Two US B-52 bombers flew over a disputed area of the East China Sea without informing Beijing, US officials said Tuesday, challenging China’s bid to create an expanded “air defense zone.” The unarmed aircraft took off from Guam on Monday […]


 
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