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Turkey faces tough call on NATO missile shield

Turkey faces tough call on NATO missile shield

Ankara: Turkey’s Islamist-rooted government faces making a difficult decision that pits maintaining good relations with its neighbours against joining a NATO missile shield directed against Iran. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sought in recent years to boost Turkey’s ties […]


Germany Backs NATO Plan for Missile-Defense Shield

Germany Backs NATO Plan for Missile-Defense Shield

For the first time in over a decade, all the foreign and defense ministers of NATO member states convened in Brussels Thursday to discuss plans to reshape the military alliance – including major budget cuts. Germany has expressed its approval […]


US presses allies on missile shield

US presses allies on missile shield

BRUSSELS: The United States urged NATO allies to invest in a missile shield and avoid harmful budget cuts at a meeting of defence and foreign ministers clouded by the war in Afghanistan. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence […]


MDA to Modify Sea-Based X-Band Radar

MDA to Modify Sea-Based X-Band Radar

The Missile Defense Agency is planning to have its Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) undergo modifications and maintenance at the Todd Shipyard in Seattle, Washington. This determination was made in order to accommodate available shipyard space with required maintenance schedules. Work […]


Russia to refund Iran over missile deal: arms export chief

Russia to refund Iran over missile deal: arms export chief

Nicosia: Russia is reimbursing Iran for its downpayments on a deal for advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles, which Moscow halted in the face of tough new UN sanctions, Russian Technologies chief Sergei Chemezov told reporters on Thursday. “We are now preparing […]


US, Israel Sign Agreement to Develop David’s Sling Weapon System

US, Israel Sign Agreement to Develop David’s Sling Weapon System

The U.S. Department of Defense and the State of Israel today signed an agreement for the development of the David’s Sling Weapon System. This agreement continues efforts initiated under the U.S.-Israel Short-Range Ballistic Missile Defense Project Agreement signed by both […]


MEADS Demonstrates Interoperability with NATO ACCS

MEADS Demonstrates Interoperability with NATO ACCS

ORLANDO, Fla., MUNICH and ROME: The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) battle management capability successfully demonstrated interoperability with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS) during a Joint Project Optic Windmill (JPOW) test in July. The interface test […]


Lockheed Tests Second-Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Capability

Lockheed Tests Second-Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Capability

MOORESTOWN, N.J.: Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the second generation of its Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability in a formal U.S. Navy test event. This configuration, known as Aegis BMD 4.0.1, enables the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the […]


New Raz Radar System Revolutionizes Rocket Defense

New Raz Radar System Revolutionizes Rocket Defense

The Raz radar system is able to immediately and accurately detect rocket launch sites and threat levels The new Raz radar system was used for the first time by the Artillery Corps, as part of its comprehensive implementation by the […]


 
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