European NATO States Making Strides on Antimissile Projects

Nuclear Threat Initiative

After years of cajoling by the United States, a number of European allies are moving forward with new investments in their missile defense systems. Poland announced last month it would significantly speed up the time table for choosing a vendor […]

Missile Defense Agency Outlines Next European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) Phases

Defense World

The US Missile Defense Agency will continue to keep threats ashore by continuing “to support the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) to protect our European NATO allies and deployed forces from ballistic missile attacks”.

Iran Nuclear Deal May Affect NATO Missile Shield: German Envoy

The National Journal

German’s chief foreign policy official on Wednesday suggested that the temporary nuclear deal with Iran could affect NATO’s plans to construct a ballistic-missile defense system, the Associated Press reported. The Western military alliance is pursuing an interceptor network that could protect all […]

Germany May Adapt Patriot After MEADS Missile Project Dropped

Bloomberg

Germany may upgrade its short-range missile-defense capability by adapting the aging Patriot system after its planned successor known as MEADS was dropped on cost grounds, a senior Defense Ministry official said. Germany is looking at alternatives to MEADS and doesn’t rule out adopting […]

Building the Shield European Nations Cooperate With US, NATO Allies On Missile Defense

Defense News

WARSAW AND ROME — As NATO intensifies its efforts to shield Europe from airborne threats, numerous countries are aiming to bolster their missile defense capabilities at the national level and as part of collective allied efforts. Those plans are centered on […]

Successful MEADS test delivers cost-effective option for US

Army Lt. Gen. Dennis D. Cavin (Ret.)

Congratulations to the tri-national team for last week’s simultaneous destruction of a Lance tactical ballistic missile and an unmanned QF-4 aircraft above the White Sands Missile Range that marked continued flight test success for the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS).