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May 27, 2015
US, NATO Have 'No Plans' to Place Missile Defense Systems in Ukraine
Moscow (Sputnik) May 22, 2015
Ukrainian National Security Service Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said earlier on Wednesday that Ukraine may hold consultations to place missile defense systems on its territory to ensure security against nuclear threats. "I don't think we are exactly sure what they were referring to," Harf said. "NATO ballistic missile defense plans are well-known. All existing and planned elements are on NATO territory." NATO's missile defense is not directed against Russia, but against threats from the Mi ... read more

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Turkish defense electronics company Aselsan has joined a multinational industry team for engineering support of NATO's Ballistic Missile Defense program. ... more
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US Awards $600 Million for NATO's Ballistic Missile Defense Kill Vehicle
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Lockheed Martin opens center for interceptor missile technology
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Poland speeding up Patriot system buy
Poland is buying the Patriot air defense system from the United States and will begin negotiations for it in Washington next month. ... more
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$2B Patriot order for Raytheon
The Patriot Air and Missile Defense System is being delivered to an unidentified country by Raytheon under a new contract worth more than $2 billion. ... more
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Romania 'Agression Platform' Against Russia With US Missile Defense Systems
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David's Sling successsfully intercepts targets
Israel's middle-tier defense system against missiles and rockets successfully passed a series of tests conducted by Israel and the United States. ... 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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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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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
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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
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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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