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Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israeli and US defence officials on Wednesday carried out an advanced test of a new system against short-range missiles, the defence ministry said. The defence agencies of both states “completed a successful intercept test of the David’s Sling Weapon System […]


US has time to boost bid for Turkey missile system: FM

US has time to boost bid for Turkey missile system: FM

Turkey would look again at a US bid for a multi-billion-dollar contract for the country’s first long-range anti-missile system providing Washington agrees to produce it jointly, a top Turkish official said Monday. A “final decision has not been taken,” Turkey’s […]


US, Romania Begin Work On Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex

US, Romania Begin Work On Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex

Top U.S., Romanian and NATO officials broke ground Oct. 28 on a new ballistic missile defense facility being built to boost regional stability and strengthen the alliance’s collective security stance. The high-profile ceremony signaled the start of construction for the […]


Patriot Anti-Tactical Missiles for South Korea

Patriot Anti-Tactical Missiles for South Korea

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Anti-Tactical Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $404 million. The Republic […]


Turkey open to new bids for anti-missile system

Turkey open to new bids for anti-missile system

Turkey said Saturday it was open to new bids in its plan to acquire its first long-range anti-missile system, should its controversial negotiations with China come to nothing. “It is not a finalized deal yet. If US and European companies […]


NATO wants say in Turkey-China missile deal

NATO wants say in Turkey-China missile deal

NATO’s chief said Tuesday he hoped Turkey would keep in mind the military alliance’s views as it mulls a missile defence deal with China. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO member Turkey could buy equipment from any source after Ankara raised […]


MEADS Tracks Tactical Ballistic Missile for First Time

MEADS Tracks Tactical Ballistic Missile for First Time

In preparation for an upcoming dual-intercept test later this year, a Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) successfully acquired and tracked a Lance tactical ballistic missile (TBM) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This was […]


Raytheon completes critical component of ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar

AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel air defense radars

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the manufacturing of an Antenna Equipment Unit for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar. An integral part of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), the AN/TPY-2 searches, discriminates between threats and non-threats, acquires and […]


Boeing Completes Deliveries of Processing Units for Army’s Air, Missile Defense Network

Boeing Completes Deliveries of Processing Units for Army’s Air, Missile Defense Network

Boeing has recently finished delivering more than 40 computer processing units that will support an integrated network of computer and communication equipment critical to U.S. Army air and missile defenses. Boeing’s Plug and Fight Processing Units are the main computing […]


 
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