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Marines keep an eye on the sky in Alaska

Marines keep an eye on the sky in Alaska

Marine Air Control Squadron One, from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., recently ventured to Alaska for the first time to participate in the U.S. Pacific Command exercise Northern Edge 11. The Marines, who normally train at their home station, […]


Raytheon Completes First Radar Upgrade for Taiwan

Raytheon Completes First Radar Upgrade for Taiwan

Raytheon Company has delivered the first Configuration-3 radar set to Taiwan. The upgrade was completed 11 months ahead of the original program plan requested by the Taiwan Air Force. “As a trusted partner of the Taiwan Air Force, we continue […]


Australia to Buy 110 Amraam Missiles

Australia to Buy 110 Amraam Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Wednesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of up to 110 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost […]


Army Receives First THAAD Missiles

Army Receives First THAAD Missiles

Lockheed Martin delivered the first two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missiles to the U.S. Army, capping off years of planning and development. The two missiles arrived at Anniston Defense Munitions Center May 16 and were quickly taken to […]


West to have 80,000 cruise missiles by 2020

West to have 80,000 cruise missiles by 2020

Russian military experts forecast that Western nations will have 80,000 cruise missile by 2020, a deputy commander of the Russian General Staff said on Saturday. “We expect Western countries to have at least 80,000 cruise missiles by 2020, including about […]


HMS Daring Fires First Venom Air Defense Missile

HMS Daring Fires First Venom Air Defense Missile

The Royal Navy’s flagship Type 45 destroyer, HMS Daring, has successfully fired her groundbreaking new air defence missile for the first time, the MoD announced today. HMS Daring, the first of the formidable next generation warships to be built, fired […]


Russia to deliver more S-300 air defense systems to Belarus

Russia to deliver more S-300 air defense systems to Belarus

Russia will continue deliveries of S-300 air defense systems to Belarus, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday. Belarus has several battalions equipped with Russian-made S-300 air defense systems on combat duty as part of the Russian-Belarusian integrated air defense […]


Israel to deploy more ‘Iron Dome’ anti-rocket systems

Israel to deploy more ‘Iron Dome’ anti-rocket systems

Israel is planning to deploy four more batteries of its “Iron Dome” short-range missile defense system, Defence Minister Ehud Barak said on Sunday. Speaking on military radio, Barak said: “With the financial help of the Americans, we hope to equip […]


British Submarine Launch Strikes On Libyan Air Defense Systems

British Submarine Launch Strikes On Libyan Air Defense Systems

A Royal Navy submarine has launched further missile strikes against Libyan air defence targets as part of coordinated coalition action in support of enforcing UN Resolution 1973. In a statement, the Chief of the Defence Staff’s Strategic Communications Officer, Major […]


 
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