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US Navy Establishes New Missile Defense Base in Romania

US Navy Establishes New Missile Defense Base in Romania

Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) established Naval Support Facility (NSF) Deveselu Friday, Oct. 10, during an establishment and assumption of command ceremony on base. NSF Deveselu, formerly a disused Romanian airfield, is the first Navy base to […]


Poland urges NATO to push ahead with missle shield

Poland urges NATO to push ahead with missle shield

Poland on Monday urged NATO’s new secretary general to push ahead with a missile shield system amid the West’s worst standoff with Russia since the Cold War. “We firmly support the creation of this (missile shield) system as a pan-NATO […]


S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system regiment that was deployed in the Southern Military District, has taken up combat duty near the Russian city of Krasnodar, the press service of the district reported Tuesday. “An air defense missile system […]


Patriot Air Defense System with PAC-3 Enhancement for Saudi Arabia

Patriot Air Defense System with PAC-3 Enhancement for Saudi Arabia

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a Patriot Air Defense System with PAC-3 enhancement and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost […]


China Tests New Air-Defense Missile System

FD-2000 Air Defense Missile

The Chinese military has conducted practice drills with its newly-developed FD-2000 air defense missile system. It has demonstrated its capability of locking onto and shooting down moving targets over a long distance. Shen Zhongfang, a missile expert from China Aerospace […]


Raytheon AI3 missile intercepts first cruise missile target

Raytheon AI3 missile intercepts first cruise missile target

Raytheon and the U.S. Army achieved the first intercept of a cruise missile by the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative missile. An AI3 missile also destroyed an unmanned aerial system (UAS). Both intercepts occurred during the recent Black Dart demonstration – […]


MBDA Signs 2 MoUs on Polish Air, Missile Defense

MBDA Signs 2 MoUs on Polish Air, Missile Defense

On 2nd September, at the MSPO military exhibition in Kielce (Poland), Antoine Bouvier, CEO of MBDA, signed two Letters of Intent (LoI) with Waldemar Skowron, CEO of MESKO and with Ryszard Kardasz, CEO of PIT-RADWAR, relating to the Polish “Wisla” […]


Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

Taiwan plans to spend Tw$74.8 billion ($2.5 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems to boost its aerial defences against China, a lawmaker and media said Saturday. The defence ministry aims to purchase the locally-made Tien Kung […]


Congress approves $225 million in funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

The US Congress approved $225 million for Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, credited with destroying missiles fired by Hamas before they could reach their targets. House of Representatives approved the funding by 395-8 in a late Friday vote. The […]


 
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