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Poland is to provide a major update on its efforts to establish the Wisla missile defence programme to military and industry partners at the Integrated Air & Missile Defence conference in Warsaw, July 2017.
The first ever ‘International Symposium on Air Defense’ (ISAD 2020+) was organised from 17 to 20 April 2011 by the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) in collaboration with Defense IQ, under the personal patronage of HRH Crown-Prince Sultan Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud,...
Two additional AEGIS ballistic missile defence ships will forward-deploy to Japan by 2017, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel announced recently in what he described as a response to counter the "provocative and destabilising" actions continually posed by North Korea....
1. Patriot games widen divide on Syria conundrum
The German Federal Ministry of Defence has chosen the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) as the basis for Taktisches Luftverteidigungssystem (TLVS), a next-generation network-based tactical air and missile defense system. It will replace Patriot air defense sy...
This week the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress that it is exploring the sale of 60 PATRIOT Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missiles to Kuwait.
Air and missile defence has grown in importance for nations around the world: as the threats to national security and infrastructure have increased dramatically in recent years. The exacerbation of potential flashpoints around the world, from the Middle East to Eastern...
The United States Department of Defence has confirmed that it will be establishing a new missile defence radar station in Qatar. While the exact location of the station will not be revealed, the base will form part of the ongoing effort of US and Middle Eastern alli...
With threat horizons expanding in the Middle East, Saudi military planners have lately been seeking upgrades to their air defence networks. Contracts investigated in 2009 put the US-built Patriot PAC-3 missile as the frontrunner in efforts to upgrade hardware. T...
Eastern European states are reconsidering their military procurement plans in light of Russian intervention in Ukraine. States have watched despairingly at what they see as NATO’s failure to provide a robust response to Moscow and some are now looking to overhaul thei...
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The NATO-managed Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) project, which is being jointly developed by Italy, Germany and the United States, may be dramatically restructured or possibly cancelled due to changing U.S. requirements. The U.S. Army plans to revise its...
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