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.
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 […]