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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 […]


Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings

Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing […]


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 […]


Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test

Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test

Raytheon’s new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully launched a PAC-3 missile to engage a tactical ballistic missile (TBM) target at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This test was the culmination of two years of testing of the […]


Patriots, F-16s May Remain in Jordan After Eager Lion Exercise

Patriots, F-16s May Remain in Jordan After Eager Lion Exercise

The United States could leave Patriot anti-missile batteries and F-16 fighter jets in Jordan following the end of Exercise Eager Lion, a Pentagon spokesman said here today. Jordan has requested the batteries, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has not yet […]


US to send Patriot missiles, F-16s to Jordan for drill

US to send Patriot missiles, F-16s to Jordan for drill

The United States will send a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there to counter the threat posed by Syria’s civil war, officials said Monday. The Patriot missile launchers […]


Jordan seeks to deploy Patriot missiles: minister

Jordan seeks to deploy Patriot missiles: minister

Jordan, which shares borders with war-torn Syria, said on Sunday it is in talks with “friendly countries” to deploy Patriot missiles on its territory after a similar move by Turkey. “Jordan wishes to deploy Patriot missile batteries in order to […]


Taiwan to Deploy 3 More PAC-3 Antimissile Batteries

Taiwan to Deploy 3 More PAC-3 Antimissile Batteries

Three U.S.-made Patriot antimissile air defense batteries will be deployed in southern Taiwan, in addition to the one already in northern Taiwan, Deputy Defense Minister Andrew Yang said Thursday. Responding to lawmakers’ questions in the Legislative Yuan’s Foreign and National […]


White House: no Patriot missiles in Syria

White House: no Patriot missiles in Syria

The White House said Tuesday that NATO would not provide Patriot missile batteries to protect rebel strongholds in Syria, following a request from opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib. Khatib asked for an extension of the umbrella provided by Patriot positions […]


 
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