Mission complete: Netherlands finish air defense role in Turkey

Incirlik Air Base

1/22/2015 – INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey  — In January 2013, the Netherlands sent two Patriot missile batteries to Turkey in response to a Turkish government request for air defense assistance from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to help protect its citizens from potential […]

General Breedlove thanks Spain for PATRIOT commitment


MONS,  Belgium  18 September 2014 — General Philip M. Breedlove thanked Spain for its recent decision to provide PATRIOT missile batteries and 130 soldiers to augment NATO’s defensive deployment in southern Turkey.  The Alliance deployed six batteries in 2013 to augment […]

Patriots detected 300 Syrian missile fires so far

Anadolu Agency

Patriot air defence system deployed in Turkey’s south eastern province of Kahramanmaras detected about 300 missile fires in Syria so far. KAHRAMANMARAS Patriot air defence system deployed in Turkey’s south eastern province of Kahramanmaras detected about 300 missile fires in Syria so […]

NATO technical upgrades support Europe’s largest missile defence exercise

NATO Communications and Information Agency

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 […]