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 […]
A US Patriot missile defense system is seen at a Turkish military base in Gaziantep With fears of Moscow growing after its intervention in Ukraine, NATO member states in Eastern Europe would like NATO to direct a planned missile-defense system […]
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.
Germany on Monday dismissed a news report that it was considering withdrawing its Patriot interceptors from Turkey by the end of the year. The German news magazine Der Spiegel reported that Germany and the Netherlands were interested in removing their […]
The U.S. military and more than a dozen allied nations are conducting exercises in the New Mexico desert designed to test new technologies, improve interoperability, assess capabilities and leverage experiences gained in wartime.
NATO is facing a fundamentally new situation in which defending against an attack from Russia could be at the center of its strategy. Approaches long considered obsolete are back on the table, writes DW’s Bernd Riegert. The Ukraine crisis will […]
Lockheed Martin and Europe’s MBDA have beat the drum in Germany for a new air and missile defense system to replace Patriot systems. BERLIN, April 29 (UPI) — A new air and missile defense system to replace Patriot and Nike […]
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 […]
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”.