The United States will keep two Patriot missile batteries in Turkey for another year to help bolster the country’s air defenses against threats from Syria’s civil war, the Pentagon said Monday.
Lockheed Martin has received a $308 million contract modification from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for hardware and services associated with the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment program.
Raytheon Missile Systems Co., of Tucson, Ariz. has been awarded a $57 million modification to an existing Missile Defense Agency contract.
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 […]
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. […]