Jordan

December 2016

Background

Jordan is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East that has few natural resources and economic fortunes has been undermined by regional instability. The government’s non confrontational line in foreign relations is often at odds withe the more militant approach of local Palestinian and Islamist groups.


Ballistic Missile Defense Capabilities in Jordan

System Operater Number Deployed Platform Role
 Patriot/ PAC-3  United States  2  Ground-based/ Mobile  Medium-range ballistic missile defense patriot-1

Current Developments

In April 2013, the US moved two Patriot missile batteries from Qatar and Kuwait to the Jordan-Syrian border.

Recent News

International Cooperation