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December 13, 2017
UN does not confirm Iran link to Yemen missiles: report
United Nations, United States (AFP) Dec 11, 2017
UN officials who examined debris from missiles fired at Saudi Arabia from Yemen have not confirmed that they were Iranian-made but are still analyzing the information, according to a confidential report obtained by AFP on Monday. Saudi Arabia and the United States have accused Iran of supplying weapons to Yemen's Huthi rebels who fired a missile intercepted near Riyadh airport on November 4. Weapons supplies to the Huthis would be in violation of a UN arms embargo on Yemen and of a ban on weapon ... read more

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US ready for North Korea talks 'without preconditions'

US urges talks as North Korea brags of nuclear arsenal

Tillerson 'confident' in North Korea talks plan

Kim vows to make N. Korea 'strongest nuclear power'

US, S. Korea 'discuss' military drills amid Olympic worries

South Korean leader starts fence-mending trip to China

Dennis Rodman: Trump and N. Korea's Kim 'pretty much the same'

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Raytheon awarded modified contract for AIM-120 missiles
Raytheon has been awarded a modified contract by the Defense Department for hardware in support of advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles, or AIM-120 AMRAAM, that supports the U.S. and multiple foreign countries. ... more
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Poland to buy AMRAAMs, HIMARS systems from U.S.
The State Department has approved possible foreign military sales to Poland for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems and AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles as NATO continues to bolster Poland's defense arsenal - a move that Russia says undermines regional security. ... more
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UAE denies Yemen rebel missile entered its air space
Abu Dhabi on Sunday denied a claim by Iran-backed Huthi rebels that a missile fired from Yemen reached its air space or threatened a nuclear power plant set to open in 2018. ... more
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Orbital ATK to support next-step development of anti-radiation missiles
Orbital ATK Inc., has been awarded a modified contract for engineering studies and service support for the development of Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles, or AARGM, an upgrade to the AGM-88 HARM systems. ... more
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State Dept. approves potential Javelin missile sale to Georgia
Officials at the U.S. State Department have approved a potential foreign military sale to Georgia for Javelin Missiles and Command Launch Units pending final contract approval from the U.S. Congress. ... more
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State Dept. approves potential missile sale to Poland
The State Department has approved a potential foreign military sale to Poland for an Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System with Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed-Martin being tapped to provide the services. ... more
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Raytheon awarded contract for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile program
Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block I multi-year production requirements. ... more
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Raytheon sale of AMRAAMs to Norway approved by State Department
The State Department announced Wednesday the possible foreign military sale of 60 Raytheon-produced AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles, or AMRAAM, and four AMRAAM guidance section spares to the government of Norway. ... more

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Lockheed Martin to test AGM-158 JASSM
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force for Intelligence Test Instrumentations Kits for use on the AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile flight tests for telemetry and flight termination purposes, the company announced on Tuesday. ... more
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Turkey signs missile accord with Paris and Rome
Turkey on Wednesday signed a letter of intent opening the way to Ankara buying ground to air missiles from a French-Italian consortium. ... more
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Raytheon, Australia ink first deal for ground-based air defense system
The Australian Department of Defense has signed a $12.1 million contract deal with Raytheon Australia for the first stage of development for the Short Range Ground Based Air Defense project. ... more
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Raytheon receives $17M contract for missile targeting system
Pentagon officials announced on Monday a contract deal between the U.S. Air Force and Raytheon for High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System contractor logistics support and services. ... more
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US accuses Iran of supplying missile to Yemen
The United States on Tuesday accused Iran of supplying a missile to Yemeni rebels that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July and called for an international response. ... more
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Raytheon awarded $260M contract for Tomahawk missiles
Raytheon Co., has been awarded $260 million for the procurement of 196 Tomahawk Block IV cruise missiles in support of U.S. Navy operations and England. ... more
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Royal Canadian Air Force to buy air-to-air missiles from U.S.
The State Department announced Wednesday a possible sale of up to 32 AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles to one of America's "Five Eyes" partner, Canada. ... more
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Iran says to continue developing ballistic missiles
Iran's president on Sunday said his country would continue building weapons including developing missiles as the United States prepares new sanctions over its ballistic missile programme. ... more

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Indonesia orders NASAMS air defense system
Indonesia has ordered an air defense system from Kongsberg of Norway, the company announced on Tuesday. ... more
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Brazil orders man-portable air defense system from Saab
The Brazilian Army has ordered additional RBS 70 Very Short Range Air Defense systems from Saab Defense for delivery in 2018 and 2019. ... more
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Lithuania buys Norwegian air defence system amid Russia fears
Lithuania on Thursday signed a landmark deal to buy Norwegian anti-aircraft missile systems to plug an air defence gap on NATO's eastern flank, amid concerns over Russia. ... more
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'How to survive a N. Korean missile' - in Japanese manga form
"Cover your head". That's the advice offered in a manga comic published by local authorities in Japan describing what to do in the event of a North Korean missile strike. ... more
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Italy to receive additional AGM-88E guided missiles
The U.S. Navy announced an award modification worth more than $18.2 million to convert high-speed, anti-radiation missiles into advanced medium-range air-to-ground guided missiles with counter-enemy shutdown capability for the Italian government. ... more
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Lockheed Martin test of ATACMS missile system successful
Lockheed Martin conducted another successful launch of its Army Tactical Missile System or MGM 140 ATACMS Wednesday morning. ... more
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State Department approves sale of AMRAAM missiles to Netherlands
The U.S. State Department announced Wednesday it has approved the potential sale of advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, or AMRAAMs, to the Government of the Netherlands given Congressional approval of the $53 million foreign military sale. ... more
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Missile test fears as N. Korea marks key party anniversary
South Korea said Tuesday it was maintaining full military readiness following intense speculation of a possible ballistic missile test by the North as it marks a key anniversary. ... more
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