Missile Defense News

July 11, 2024

Secretary of State Blinken Promises F-16s for Ukraine by Summer

USNI News F-16 fighter aircraft will be flying over Ukraine this summer, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday as

July 11, 2024

As more NATO countries meet spending targets, some push to raise goals

Defense News After years of failing to meet NATO’s military spending targets, most of the alliance’s 32 members entered the

July 11, 2024

Germany buys more Patriots as it supplements Ukraine’s air defense

Defense News Raytheon has won a second contract this year, worth $1.2 billion, to provide major Patriot air and missile

July 11, 2024

NATO declares US ballistic missile defense base in Poland mission ready

Reuters A new U.S. air defense base in northern Poland, designed to detect and intercept ballistic missile attacks as part

July 11, 2024

Ariane 6 launch returns in-house space access to Europe’s armed forces

Defense News Europe restored sovereign access to space with the first launch of the Ariane 6 heavy-lift rocket on Tuesday,

July 11, 2024

NATO countries move to strengthen ability to collect, share space-based data 

Defense Scoop A group of NATO countries are set to begin implementing a new project aimed at improving the alliance’s

July 11, 2024

66 Chinese aircraft surround Taiwan in biggest sortie of year

VOA News Taiwan’s defense ministry said Thursday it had detected 66 Chinese military aircraft around the island in a 24-hour

July 11, 2024

South Korea to mass produce lasers that can take out drones at $1.50 a hit

CNN South Korea is beginning the mass production of a low-cost laser weapon that has successfully shot down small drones

July 11, 2024

Yemen Houthi rebels fired an Iranian missile at Norwegian-flagged ship, debris analyzed by US shows

AP News Yemen’s Houthi rebels likely fired an Iranian-made anti-ship cruise missile at a Norwegian-flagged tanker in the Red Sea

July 10, 2024

Joe Biden Hands Ukraine Huge Air Defenses Boost

Newsweek Several NATO countries, including the U.S., will furnish Ukraine with “dozens” of air defense systems in the next few