Missile Defense News

December 27, 2015

Saudi forces shoot down missile off Najran

Arab News: JEDDAH: Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a Scud missile fired from Sanaa Saturday night, the Arab Coalition fighting

December 23, 2015

Germany Pulls Patriot Systems From Turkey

Defense News: ANKARA, Turkey — After a three-year deployment, Germany has withdrawn its Patriot air and anti-missile defense systems from

December 23, 2015

Raytheon Awarded $2.3B Missile Defense Agency Contract

Product Design and Development: Raytheon Missile Systems will be given a $2.3 billion modification to a Missile Defense Agency contract

December 23, 2015

General Atomics Plans 150kW Laser Tests; Eye On AC-130, Avenger

Breaking Defense: General Atomics, whose MQ-1 Predator changed the world, is to start testing another potentially revolutionary weapon next month:

December 22, 2015

Israel completes final test of missile defense system amid heightened tensions with Hezbollah

U.S. News: JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Monday it had successfully completed the final test of a joint U.S.-Israeli missile

December 20, 2015

NATO activates missile defense base in Romania; Russia objects

Washington Times: On Friday, NATO activated its first land-based AEGIS missile defense system at Deveselu, a former Soviet base in

December 17, 2015

Aegis Ashore Site To Reach ‘Technical Capability Declaration’ This Week, But Not Operational Until Early 2016

USNI News: U.S. and Romanian officials will make a “Technical Capability Declaration” for the first Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense

December 17, 2015

Omnibus ‘16: Land-Based Missile Procurement Gets Plus Up

Defense News: Congress is increasing land-based missile procurement dollars as part of its $573 billion fiscal 2016 defense spending package released

December 17, 2015

New missile age calls for updated missile defense

The Hill: The Iran deal’s implementation day is quickly approaching, which makes missile defense, especially for Israel and the United

December 16, 2015

Spain to keep Patriot SAMs in Turkey

The Spanish government has authorised the renewal of Spain’s main overseas military missions for 2016, including the two Patriot surface-to-air