June 17, 2013 – (Reuters) – U.S. arms makers see rising foreign demand for fighter jets, missile defense systems and other weapons as countries modernize their forces and U.S. officials, facing tighter budgets, encourage allies to invest more in intelligence [...]
MOSCOW, June 18 (Reuters) – Russia has begun delivering tanks, artillery cannons and rocket launchers worth $1 billion to Azerbaijan, a Moscow-based defence group said on Tuesday, as the former Soviet republic strengthens its military readiness in the volatile South [...]
PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A U.S. Middle East security partner moved one step closer to gaining an enhanced ballistic missile defense capability when Raytheon Company completed the redesign of eight circuit card assemblies for a Foreign Military Sales [...]
(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia, a staunch opponent of President Bashar al-Assad since early in Syria’s conflict, began supplying anti-aircraft missiles to rebels “on a small scale” about two months ago, a Gulf source said on Monday. The shoulder-fired weapons were [...]
SUNNI jihadist groups in northern Syria have secured a large supply of the type of anti-aircraft missiles that the Obama administration has urgently tried to keep away from rebel groups fighting the civil war, video footage shows. The missiles, believed [...]
Raytheon Co. (RTN) said its Patriot technology is enjoying renewed demand that may help the world’s largest missile maker double its customer base for the air defense system.
Thank you, Dr. Clarke for inviting me here today. It’s good to be back at RUSI. I’m glad to have the opportunity this morning to share this panel today with Nancy.
The increasing prevalence of ballistic missiles has been highlighted by the latest tensions with North Korea, the ongoing confrontation with Iran, and Syria’s savage civil war. Approximately thirty countries are now armed with ballistic missiles. This number will grow, as will the range, accuracy, and lethality of the ballistic missiles available to friend and foe alike.
The US will deploy Patriot missile batteries and F-16 fighter jets in Jordan for military exercises, and the weapons may remain there indefinitely due to the threat of the Syrian civil war. The US has declined to comment on the [...]
The United States will send a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there to counter the threat posed by Syria’s civil war, officials said.