ThalesRaytheonSystems To Upgrade NATO’s Missile Defense Capabllities

ThalesRaytheonSystems announced Monday that it has won a US$104 million contract from NATO to upgrade the Alliance’s current missile defense command and control capability. The contract signed on 11th May will strengthen and expand the functionality of NATO’s existing missile […]

Turkey seeking to woo Ukrainian defense experts amid Russia crisis

Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey shocked its NATO allies on Sept. 13, 2013, when it announced that it selected a Chinese company to build its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system. That deal, worth $3.44 billion if Turkey insists on opting for a […]

Poland to lead modernisation of Eastern Europe’s military

World Review

THE GOVERNMENT of Poland is endeavouring to restart the stalled military modernisation of Eastern Europe, writes freelance writer on geopolitics and military events, Kevin Brent. Its multi-billion dollar plan to buy US Patriot surface-to-air missiles and helicopters will see the […]

Aegis missile defense rises in Romania

The Washington Examiner

A giant deckhouse normally seen on board a Navy destroyer is rising on land in Romania, the latest innovative application of Aegis’ ballistic missile defense now tasked to provide a land-based shield for Europe. Aegis Ashore is the Navy’s and […]