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April 24, 2015
Poland speeding up Patriot system buy
Warsaw, Poland (UPI) Apr 22, 2015
Poland is buying the Patriot air defense system from the United States and will begin negotiations for it in Washington next month. The decision, announced Tuesday by top government officials, has been spurred by the deteriorating security situation in Eastern Europe resulting from Russia's annexation of the Crimea from Ukraine and continued Russian-supported rebellion in eastern Ukraine. "One of the top priorities of my presidency is security ... and defense issues, with a particular em ... read more

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Raytheon modernizing South Korean Patriot system
The Patriot Air and Missile Defense system of South Korea is to be upgraded by Raytheon, which will also provide the country with UAV ground stations. ... more
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N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russia
North Korea weighed in Thursday on the proposed deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, criticising it as a Cold War-era move to "contain" China and Russia. ... more
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Russia warns US against sending missile defence system to South Korea
Russia on Tuesday warned the United States against sending a ballistic missile defence system to South Korea, saying it could threaten regional security. ... more
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Denmark could face nuclear attack if joins missile shield
Russia's ambassador to Denmark said Saturday that the NATO country's navy could be targeted by nuclear missiles if it joins the Western alliance's anti-missile shield. ... more
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US official dismisses China's concern over missile defence
A senior US official on Tuesday brushed off Beijing's objection to the possible deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, saying North Korea's missile programme poses a "significant threat." ... more
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Russia's SMF Ready to Repel a 'Lightning-Speed' Nuclear Strike
Russian Strategic Missile Forces will parry all nuclear attacks and punish the enemy with a devastating retaliatory strike. The Russian Strategic Missile Forces are prepared to shield the coun ... more
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Three rockets launched near-simultaneously in Aegis test
The U.S. military launched three suborbital rockets near-simultaneously Tuesday as part of a ballistic missile defense (BMD) test involving the Aegis weapon system. The U.S. Missile Defense Ag ... more
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GaN-based AESA technology available for Patriot system users
Nations using the Patriot defense system can now receive an active electronically scanned array Patriot radar sensor that uses Gallium Nitride technology. ... more
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BAE Systems providing support for Army's Space and Missile Defense Command
BAE Systems reports it will provide hardware, software, and systems integration support for the U.S. Army's Space and Missile Defense Command. ... more
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Pentagon Asks for $9.6Bln to Counter Missile Threat From Iran, NKorea
The Obama administration asked for $9.6 billion to counter the increasing threat from North Korea and Iran. The US Department of Defense has requested $9.6 billion in the 2016 budget year to c ... more
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China voices concern about US missile defence in S.Korea
China expressed concern about the possible deployment of an advanced US missile defence system in South Korea during talks Wednesday between their defence chiefs, Seoul military officials said. ... more
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US Missile Defense Agency spends $58M on new Alabama facility
The United States has spent about $58 million on a large Missile Defense Agency facility construction at the Von Braun Complex in the US state of Alabama, the agency has announced in a statement. ... more
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Raytheon given $2.4B FMS contract for Patriot fire units
Qatar is being supplied by Raytheon with new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System fire units, the company announced. ... more
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US delivers second radar defense system to Japan
The United States has sent a second missile defense radar system to Japan, the Pentagon said Friday. ... more
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US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing
The proposed placement of ballistic missile interceptors on the US East Coast has the advantage of providing more time and distance to shoot down an enemy missile, but still has a lot of shortfalls ... more
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Israel, US in abortive missile defence test
Israel and the United States on Tuesday tested the Jewish state's Arrow 3 ballistic missile interception system, the defence ministry said, with local media reporting the trial was cut short. ... more
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Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty Between USSR, US in Details
On December 13, 2002, US President George W. Bush announced that the United States will unilaterally withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty with the USSR. The Anti-Ballistic Missile T ... more
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Russian space-based ABM system on-track for 2020 launch
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Chinese Hypersonic Strike Vehicle May Overcome US Missile Defense: Expert
Igor Korotchenko, Director of the Center for the Analysis of the World Arms Trade told Sputnik on Friday that China's successful testing of a Hypersonic Strike Vehicle (the HGV) demonstrates the cou ... more
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Raytheon building air and missile defense center for Qatar
An air and missile defense operations center that will integrate U.S. and European defense and radar systems is to be designed and built for Qatar by Raytheon. ... more
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India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile
India on Tuesday test-fired its nuclear capable strategic missile Agni-4 from a test range off eastern state of Odisha's coast. Supported by a mobile launcher, the sleek missile was flight tested fr ... more
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Ballistic Missile Launches Detected by Russia's Aerospace Defense
Russia's Aerospace Defense Forces (ADF) have detected the launch of three foreign ballistic missiles, Major General Anatoly Nestechuk, the deputy chief of the Space Command, said. "We've detec ... more
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U.S Navy sending Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan
Two U.S. Navy destroyers with ballistic missile defense capabilities are being forward deployed to Japan, the U.S. Navy announced. ... more
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U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability
The U.S. military has demonstrated that Lockheed Martin's Aegis weapon system can destroy a ballistic missile solely on tracks from remote airborne sensors. ... more
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