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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 […]


Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

Aegis Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a complex […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome system near Jerusalem

Israel deploys Iron Dome system near Jerusalem

Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system near Jerusalem Sunday, an AFP correspondent said, as the United States lobbied for domestic and international support for military strikes against Syria. The correspondent said the battery was set up west of […]


Russia suspends Syria S-300 missile deliveries: Putin

Russia suspends Syria S-300 missile deliveries: Putin

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday revealed Russia had suspended deliveries of sophisticated S-300 missile systems to Syria even though some components had already been handed over. Western governments have repeatedly condemned Russia for signing a contract to supply President Bashar […]


Israel deploys Iron Dome defence system: Netanyahu

Israel deploys Iron Dome defence system: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system to bolster its security as the West weighed military strikes on neighbouring Syria. But he echoed President Shimon Peres in insisting that Israel is not […]


 
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