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NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

The Patriot missile defense system is meant to protect Turkey, in case neighboring Syria launches an attack. But the area is too big for the existing missile defense shield – not all cities are covered. At the beginning of February […]


Turkey Patriot missiles operational by Feb: NATO

The Patriot missile system being deployed to help protect Turkey from any spillover of the conflict in neighbouring Syria should be operational by early February, perhaps sooner, NATO said Monday. A NATO spokesperson said transport of troops and material got […]


Lockheed Receives Contract for Production of PAC-3 Missiles

Lockheed Martin received a contract totaling $755 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for hardware and services associated with the combat-proven PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment program. The contract includes Fiscal Year 2013 (FY’13) missile and […]


NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

NATO began deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey Friday to defend against threats from neighboring Syria, the US military’s European Command (EUCOM) said. US military personnel and equipment arrived at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey to support NATO’s Patriot battery […]


NATO chief denounces Iran’s allegations on Patriots

NATO chief denounces Iran’s allegations on Patriots

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday denounced claims by the head of Iran’s armed forces that the deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey was part of a plot to start world war. “I completely denounce these allegations,” Rasmussen said […]


Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report

Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report

NATO’s deployment of Patriot missiles on Turkey’s restive border with Syria is a prelude to military intervention in the country to help “terrorist groups,” a pro-regime newspaper reported on Tuesday. The pro-regime Al-Watan newspaper said that the deployment of missiles […]


Dutch to send Patriot missiles to Turkey-Syria border

Dutch to send Patriot missiles to Turkey-Syria border

The Dutch cabinet on Friday gave the go-ahead to sending NATO Patriot missiles to Turkey to defend its border against Syria, along with a maximum 360 soldiers to operate them. “The cabinet has decided shortly to send two Dutch Patriot […]


NATO Approves Turkey’s Request for Patriot Missiles

NATO Approves Turkey’s Request for Patriot Missiles

NATO foreign ministers have agreed to Turkey’s request for Patriot anti-missile batteries to defend the country against possible airstrikes from neighboring Syria. The decision came during the first of two days of meetings at alliance headquarters in Brussels, with ministers […]


Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Even if NATO foreign ministers approve Turkey’s request to deploy Patriot missiles on the border with Syria as expected, it will still take some weeks to get them in place, a top US official said Monday. The United States was […]


 
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