Turkey could scrap controversial Chinese missile purchase

Agence France-Presse

Turkey could scrap a controversial plan to buy missile defence systems from China that alarmed the United States and its Western allies, Turkish and European sources said Wednesday. Key NATO member Turkey said in September last year it was entering […]

US to supply PAC-3 missiles to South Korea


The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Patriot advanced capability (PAC-3) missiles and associated equipment to South Korea. Under the estimated $1.405bn sale, South Korea has requested 136 PAC-3 […]

South Korea to purchase Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missiles

WASHINGTON – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.405 billion. […]


THAAD Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence, United States of America


The THAAD weapon system consists of launchers, missiles, battle management / command, control, communications and intelligence (BMC3I) units and THAAD radars. The THAAD terminal (formerly theatre) high-altitude area defence missile system is an easily transportable defensive weapon system to protect […]


US plans Patriot missile sale to Saudi Arabia: Pentagon

File photo of a US Patriot missile system at a Turkish military base in Gaziantep. REUTERS Photo The United States plans to sell Patriot missile batteries to Saudi Arabia worth $1.75 billion and long-range artillery to the United Arab Emirates […]

US still advocating for Turkish missile bid


The U.S. government is continuing to advocate for the Patriot missile defense system offered by Raytheon and Lockheed Martin in a Turkish tender after Turkey cited disagreements with the Chinese firm that initially won the bid, a senior U.S. official […]

U.S. report rips Boeing, Raytheon quality controls on missile defense


The Pentagon’s internal watchdog on Monday said it found numerous quality control problems during an investigation of the troubled “kill vehicle”, or warhead, built by Raytheon Co for the Boeing Co -led U.S. missile defense system. In the report, the […]