From 28 May to 6 June, the NCI Agency contributed to Joint Project Optic Windmill/ Joint Project Optic Alliance 13 (JPOW), the largest exercise in Europe devoted to air and missile defence. The joint and combined Integrated Air and Missile [...]
Turkey’s largest defense contractor, ASELSAN, wants to produce national missile systems like the Patriots deployed in Turkey, said ASELSAN Director General Cengiz Ergeneman on Wednesday. Speaking to the Anatolia news agency, Ergeneman said, “We would like to design and produce [...]
As bloody as the war inside Syria is, it would suddenly get much bigger and much more complicated politically if a Syrian tactical ballistic missile was to hit Adana, a city of more than two million Turks.
The idea of a mobile, air defense system utilizing missile interceptors first started in 1961 at the U.S. Army Missile Command. In 1965, the XMIM-104 Patriot development program had been established. The system was initially designed as an anti-aircraft, surface-to-air defense [...]
The US Army has granted approval for a second recertification of the Raytheon-built Patriot air and missile defence system, which extends the operational life of the global Patriot inventory from 30 to 45 years.
In the control room at Incirlik Air Base, images from the previous night show two red dots, indicating ballistic missiles fired in Syria. The two missiles originated in the Homs region, but both landed well clear of the Turkish border. [...]
(Reuters) – NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen called for a political solution to the Syrian crisis on Wednesday, ruling out Western military intervention despite a plea for U.S. protection by a foe of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Opposition leader Moaz [...]
March 13, 2013. WASHINGTON — The next steps in the Obama administration’s plan for European missile defense are developing according to schedule and should not be impacted by Pentagon budget cuts, senior U.S. officials said on Tuesday. The European Phased [...]
Raytheon Missile Systems has successfully completed a milestone test of a dual-band (X and S-band) missile datalink designed to enable the integration of its Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) ballistic missile defence (BMD) interceptor into non-Aegis ships. Jointly funded by Raytheon and [...]
SMART-S Mk2 radar, installed on HDMS Absalon, the first of the Flexible Support Ships of the Royal Danish Navy. The recent test conducted by Raytheon and Thales connected the the Active Phased Array Radar installed below the SMART-L – Photo: [...]