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Poland, Baltics wary on Russian army plans in Kaliningrad

Poland, Baltics wary on Russian army plans in Kaliningrad

Poland and the Baltic states voiced concern Tuesday over Russia’s missile defence plans in the Kaliningrad enclave bordering EU and NATO members Poland and Lithuania. “We have to follow closely the changes in regional security because we are witnessing the […]


S-400 Missiles Deployed in Russia’s Baltic Fleet

S-400 Missiles Deployed in Russia’s Baltic Fleet

Russia has deployed a battalion of S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems at a Baltic Fleet base in the exclave of Kaliningrad, the Izvestia daily reported on Monday. This is the third base to deploy an S-400 battalion. The other […]


USAF and Lockheed Complete Final System Tests For Critical Missile Warning Satellite

USAF and Lockheed Complete Final System Tests For Critical Missile Warning Satellite

Lockheed Martin has completed a major milestone for the U.S. Air Force’s second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous satellite (GEO-2). The milestone, known as the Final Integrated System Test (FIST), verifies the spacecraft’s performance and functionality in preparation for […]


First New-production Patriot System Debuts in Flight Test

First New-production Patriot System Debuts in Flight Test

Raytheon has successfully completed a system-level guided flight test of the new-production Patriot at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The modernized Patriot provides an affordable, low-risk and rapid path to meet the warfighter’s current and future air and missile defense […]


Japan prepares defences against North Korean rocket

Japan prepares defences against North Korean rocket

Japan’s defence minister on Friday ordered missile defence systems to be prepared so the military could shoot down a North Korean long-range rocket if it threatened the country. “I have ordered officials to prepare to deploy the PAC-3 and Aegis […]


Raytheon to Help US Army Better Detect Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Threats

Raytheon to Help US Army Better Detect Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Threats

Raytheon has been awarded a $45.5 million contract for the prototype build of the Ku Band Multi-Function RF System (MFRFS) Sense and Warn (S and W) radars for the U.S. Army. The contract is a follow-on to an ongoing effort […]


New Anti-Tank Missile Defense Systems Implemented in the Gaza Region

New Anti-Tank Missile Defense Systems Implemented in the Gaza Region

In response to the growing anti-tank missile threats in the Gaza Strip region, Southern Command incorporates two high-tech defense systems The Southern Command recently combined two new technological systems as a response to the growing anti-tank missile threat in the […]


Japan says may try to shoot down North Korean rocket

Japan says may try to shoot down North Korean rocket

Japanese Defence Minister Naoki Tanaka has said Tokyo may try to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it heads towards Japanese territory or waters, according to reports on Tuesday. The North has said it intends to launch a long-range […]


Northrop Receives Contract for LAIRCM Missile Defense Systems

Northrop Receives Contract for LAIRCM Missile Defense Systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. Critical to the safe return of troops abroad, the LAIRCM system functions by automatically […]


 
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