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Georgia to Buy Advanced Air Defense Missiles from France

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France will supply Georgia with advanced air defense missile systems in line with a contract signed in Paris earlier this month, a Georgian news website reported on Saturday. On June 15 Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli signed an agreement with […]


Russia to Deploy S-400 Air Defense Systems Near Western Borders by End 2015

Russia to Deploy S-400 Air Defense Systems Near Western Borders by End 2015

Russia’s Western Military District will receive an unspecified number of advanced S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S air defense systems by the end of 2015, the district’s spokesman, Col. Oleg Kochetkov, said Thursday. “Modern S-400 Triumf long-range air defense systems and Pantsir-S […]


Belarus In Talks with Russia on Supplies of S-400 Missile Systems

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Four Russian S-300 missile systems will be stationed by the end of this year in Belarus, while the issue of delivering S-400 missile systems to Belarus from Russia is being discussed, Belarusian Defense Minister Gen. Lt. Andrey Ravkov told TASS […]


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 […]


Russia Would Retaliate to Pentagon Weapon Stationing Plan: Official

Russia Would Retaliate to Pentagon Weapon Stationing Plan: Official

Moscow has strongly criticized a proposed United States initiative to station military equipment along NATO’s eastern border. It would be the most aggressive act since the Cold War, a Russian defense official said. According to the Russian news agency Interfax, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Russia and Turkey Have Tested A Jointly Produced Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey Have Tested A Jointly Produced Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey have tested a jointly produced short-range air defense system, as reported by Anatoly Aksenov, head of the Rosoboronexport delegation to the arms exhibition IDEF-2015. The project was developed by integrating Russia’s Igla system with a Turkish combat […]


Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon to Deliver Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to Saudi Arabia

Raytheon Company announced it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, awarded on April 2, 2015 and booked in the […]


US Military Option In Iran ‘Intact’ Despite Russian Missiles

US Military Option In Iran ‘Intact’ Despite Russian Missiles

The top U.S. general says the military option to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon remains “intact” despite Russia’s decision to supply the Islamic Republic with surface-to-air S-300 missiles. Speaking at a news conference on April 16, General Martin […]


 
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