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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 […]


Unprecedented Dual Intercept Success for Meads at White Sands Missile Range

Unprecedented Dual Intercept Success for Meads at White Sands Missile Range

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during a stressing demonstration of its 360-degree air and missile defense (AMD) capabilities at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The flight test achieved […]


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 […]


Singapore Requests Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

Singapore Requests Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Oct. 25 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $96 million. The […]


Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Demonstrates Networks with E-2D Aircraft

Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Demonstrates Networks with E-2D Aircraft

Raytheon Company and the U.S. Navy demonstrated the capability of the newest version of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 by establishing communications among an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft, an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft and the JSOW C-1. The test […]


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

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

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 […]


Iran holds talks with Russia to boost military cooperation

Russian s-300 air defense system

The head of Russia’s air force, General Viktor Bondarev, met his Iranian counterparts in Tehran to discuss boosting military cooperation between the countries, local media reported Monday. Talks centred on “electronic listening systems, radar and missiles,” Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, […]


 
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