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US Unlikely to Deploy Missiles to Europe

US Unlikely to Deploy Missiles to Europe

The United States is not likely to place nuclear or conventional ground-based cruise and ballistic missiles in response to alleged Russian violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, experts told Sputnik. The United States has accused Russia of conducting […]


Sagem Wins Contract for AASM Hammer Missiles On Egypt’s Rafale Fighters

Sagem Wins Contract for AASM Hammer Missiles On Egypt’s Rafale Fighters

PARIS AIR SHOW: Sagem (Safran) has signed a major contract with the arms authority of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense for AASM Hammer air-to-ground missiles to be deployed by the Egyptian air force. This contract follows the acquisition by Egypt […]


Russia threatens ‘consequences’ if US deploys missiles in Europe

Russia threatens ‘consequences’ if US deploys missiles in Europe

Russia on Thursday warned the United States of consequences if it moves to deploy land-based missiles in Europe in contravention of a key Cold-War era arms control treaty. “It is clear that such actions would mean complete destruction by the […]


North Korea Test-Fires Three Short-Range Missiles

North Korea Test-Fires Three Short-Range Missiles

North Korea on Sunday test-fired three short-range missiles into the sea, South Korea’s defense ministry said, weeks after claiming a successful submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test. The North fired three KN-01 missiles from a site near its eastern city of […]


U.S. Begins Flight Testing Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor

U.S. Begins Flight Testing Advanced Missile Defense Interceptor

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 Block IIA. The interceptor’s bigger rocket motors and more capable kill vehicle will engage threats sooner and protect larger regions from […]


US weighs missiles in Europe to counter Russia: officials

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The United States is considering a range of moves to counter Russia’s alleged violation of a nuclear arms treaty, including bolstering missile defenses or even deploying land-based missiles in Europe, officials said Friday. The options are expected to be discussed […]


UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. […]


Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia on Tuesday confirmed its decision to deliver S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran, but said it could not yet announce a date. “The decision on delivering S-300 to Iran has been taken but the realisation of the project […]


North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets — a claim denied by the United States. At the same time, the North denounced “reckless” remarks made […]


German Defense Reportedly Decides On “MEADS” Missile Defense System

German Defense Reportedly Decides On “MEADS” Missile Defense System

The “Süddeutsche Zeitung” (SZ), a leading German national daily, reported on Friday that Berlin’s defense ministry had decided to purchase the Medium Extended Air Defense System (Meads) developed by US defense giant Lockheed Martin in cooperation with German MBDA and […]


 
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