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Jordan seeks to deploy Patriot missiles: minister

Jordan seeks to deploy Patriot missiles: minister

Jordan, which shares borders with war-torn Syria, said on Sunday it is in talks with “friendly countries” to deploy Patriot missiles on its territory after a similar move by Turkey. “Jordan wishes to deploy Patriot missile batteries in order to […]


Taiwan to Deploy 3 More PAC-3 Antimissile Batteries

Taiwan to Deploy 3 More PAC-3 Antimissile Batteries

Three U.S.-made Patriot antimissile air defense batteries will be deployed in southern Taiwan, in addition to the one already in northern Taiwan, Deputy Defense Minister Andrew Yang said Thursday. Responding to lawmakers’ questions in the Legislative Yuan’s Foreign and National […]


White House: no Patriot missiles in Syria

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The White House said Tuesday that NATO would not provide Patriot missile batteries to protect rebel strongholds in Syria, following a request from opposition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib. Khatib asked for an extension of the umbrella provided by Patriot positions […]


NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

The Patriot missile defense system is meant to protect Turkey, in case neighboring Syria launches an attack. But the area is too big for the existing missile defense shield – not all cities are covered. At the beginning of February […]


Turkey Patriot missiles operational by Feb: NATO

The Patriot missile system being deployed to help protect Turkey from any spillover of the conflict in neighbouring Syria should be operational by early February, perhaps sooner, NATO said Monday. A NATO spokesperson said transport of troops and material got […]


Lockheed Receives Contract for Production of PAC-3 Missiles

Lockheed Martin received a contract totaling $755 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for hardware and services associated with the combat-proven PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment program. The contract includes Fiscal Year 2013 (FY’13) missile and […]


NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

NATO began deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey Friday to defend against threats from neighboring Syria, the US military’s European Command (EUCOM) said. US military personnel and equipment arrived at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey to support NATO’s Patriot battery […]


NATO chief denounces Iran’s allegations on Patriots

NATO chief denounces Iran’s allegations on Patriots

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday denounced claims by the head of Iran’s armed forces that the deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey was part of a plot to start world war. “I completely denounce these allegations,” Rasmussen said […]


Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report

Missiles on Syria border prelude to intervention: report

NATO’s deployment of Patriot missiles on Turkey’s restive border with Syria is a prelude to military intervention in the country to help “terrorist groups,” a pro-regime newspaper reported on Tuesday. The pro-regime Al-Watan newspaper said that the deployment of missiles […]


 
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