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Israel Successfully Tests US-Backed Missile Shield

Israel Successfully Tests US-Backed Missile Shield

A new Israeli air defense system has stood up to a series of recent live tests. During a visit from Republican House Speaker John Boehner, Israel’s defense minister said “David’s Sling” could be operational next year. Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe […]


TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

First launches of wireless-guided missiles from airborne platform In the first of its kind launch, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW®) 2A radio frequency (RF) practice missiles from an AH-1W Cobra attack helicopter during a December exercise. […]


Raytheon awarded $35 million Stinger contract for South Korea delivery

Raytheon awarded $35 million Stinger contract for South Korea delivery

Systems to go aboard Apache helicopters Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $35 million contract to deliver Stinger® missiles and air-to-air launchers to the Republic of Korea Army in support of their recent procurement of AH-64 Apache helicopters. Under the […]


South Korea Upgrades Its Air and Missile Defense

South Korea Upgrades Its Air and Missile Defense

Cities and key infrastructure in the Republic of Korea will soon be better protected against ballistic missiles, aircraft, and other airborne threats. The Republic of Korea awarded Raytheon Company a $769.4 million Direct Commercial Sale contract to upgrade an undisclosed […]


Russia warns US against sending missile defence to South Korea

Russia warns US against sending missile defence to South Korea

Russia on March 24 warned the United States against sending a ballistic missile defence system to South Korea, saying it could threaten regional security. Washington says it wants to deploy the system, known as THAAD, to South Korea as a […]


Russia Threatens Denmark with Nuclear Missiles If It Joins NATO Shield

Russia Threatens Denmark with Nuclear Missiles If It Joins NATO Shield

Russia has threatened to target Danish warships with nuclear missiles if Copenhagen joins NATO’s missile-defense system. Russian Ambassador to Denmark Mikhail Vanin told the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten on March 22 that in joining the missile-defense system it would “become a […]


Army Europe air defense unit deploys to Poland for exercise

A column of military vehicles carrying a Patriot missile system, from Delta Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, arrives for a training exercise at Sochaczew, Poland, March 18, 2015.

A Patriot missile battery from U.S. Army Europe’s 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, or AAMDC, began arriving here, March 18, after a 1,200-kilometer tactical road movement, as part of a combined air and missile defense exercise with its […]


India’s BVR Air-to-Air Missile ‘ASTRA’ Successfully Test Fired

India’s BVR Air-to-Air Missile ‘ASTRA’ Successfully Test Fired

India’s Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile ASTRA was once again successfully test fired today by the Indian Air Force off the coast of Odisha near the Integrated Test Range, Balasore. The missile has been indigenously designed and developed by […]


China confirms HQ-9 air defense missile to Turkey at LIMA show

China confirms HQ-9 air defense missile to Turkey at LIMA show

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia. A representative of China National Precision Machinery Import &Export Corporation said it was well-known […]


 
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