The German parliament has approved Thursday to extend deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey, as part of a NATO mission to counter possible threats from Syria. The 631-seat Bundestag lower house voted 503 to 70 in favor of the one-year […]
Defense missiles from Spain have arrived in the southern Turkish province of Hatay’s İskenderun port, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Naval ships carrying Patriot air defense missiles, a result of Turkey’s request for NATO assistance, arrived at the port on […]
The tri-national Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program enters 2015 as a candidate for next-generation air and missile defense requirements in both Germany and Poland. MEADS is a primary candidate for the German Taktisches Luftverteidigungssystem (TLVS), a new generation […]
The German government is set to extend its deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey for another year, as part of a NATO mission to support the country’s air defense. The Germany cabinet’s decision on Wednesday extends the battery deployment up to Jan. […]
Spain is to buy two surplus Patriot surface-to-air missile (SAM) batteries from Germany ahead of deploying some of its existing Patriot systems as part of the NATO cover agreed for Turkey. The two batteries will each include five launchers in […]
Agreement is a reversal of Berlin’s earlier decision to withhold the discount because of Israel’s settlement construction.
Destroying the credibility of Nato’s security guarantee to the Baltic states — and therefore of Nato itself — will be a tremendous prize for Putin Is Vladimir Putin a wimp? The Russian president has a macho image and has shocked […]
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the first V2 rocket attack on London. As our space correspondent Richard Hollingham discovers, the legacy of the missile lives on in today’s spacecraft. On a sunny morning in autumn 1944, my father […]
NATO’s perceived military inferiority against Warsaw Pact forces is regularly called upon to justify Pakistan’s pursuit of battlefield nuclear weapons. Yet, as Jaganath Sankaran reveals, there’s plenty of historical evidence to suggest that Islamabad should not rely on such weapons […]
Australia will spend about $300 million participating in an international effort to upgrade navy missiles.