Post Tagged with: "missile defense"

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 […]


US, Japan widen defense ties in historic sea change

US, Japan widen defense ties in historic sea change

The United States and Japan unveiled new rules for defense cooperation in a historic move that will give Japanese forces a wider global role amid concerns over China’s rising sway. Under the revised guidelines, Japan could come to the aid […]


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 […]


United States Welcomes Polish Missile Defense Tender

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The United States welcomes today’s announcement from the Polish Ministry of Defense that Raytheon’s PATRIOT system has been awarded the “Vistula” integrated air and missile defense tender. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and its defense modernization program and strong […]


Russia Sells S-400 Air Defense System To China

Russia's S-400 Triumf Air Defense System

China has purchased S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, director general of Russia’s major arms exporting company Rosoborobexport Anatoly Isaykin has told the Kommersant daily in an interview. Isaykin refused to disclose terms of contract but confirmed that China had […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago