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

Russia's S-400 Triumf Air Defense System

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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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