Articles Tagged: Patriot Air and Missile Defense System

NATO stands in strong solidarity with Turkey: official

NATO continues to stand in strong solidarity with Turkey and to protect the Alliance’s south-eastern border. NATO expects the Allies to review the deployment of the Patriot Missiles batteries in Turkey in the months ahead and the organization will take decisions in due course, a NATO official told Azernews on August 24.

Future of NATO Patriots in Turkey depends on threat assessment, NATO says

A NATO official has said that the current mandate over the Patriot missile batteries that were deployed to Turkey to enhance the country’s air defense against the Syrian regime about three years ago runs until the end of this year and any decision on the future of this NATO mission will be based on a thorough assessment and any request by Turkey to extend the mission.

After Delicate Negotiations, U.S. Says It Will Pull Patriot Missiles From Turkey

The United States said Sunday that it would withdraw two Patriot missile-defense batteries from southern Turkey this fall, a sign that the Pentagon believes the risk of Syrian Army missile attacks has eased since the Patriots were deployed in 2013. Officials said the antimissile systems would be needed elsewhere to defend against threats from Iran and North Korea.

Raytheon completes milestones on path to production-ready GaN-based AESA Patriot

Militaries of the future will soon have access to a single radar capable of protecting troops’ backs from threats such as ballistic and cruise missiles, and drones. Raytheon Company recently completed a series of milestones, bringing the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System with 360-degrees of coverage one step closer to production readiness.

Northrop’s battle command system brings down ballistic missile target

The integrated air and missile defense Battle Command System downed a ballistic missile in its first flight test by Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army.

Raytheon signs $2B Patriot missile deal with unnamed international customer

Waltham-based defense contractor Raytheon Co. said Friday that it has been awarded a contract worth over $2 billion to deliver the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to an undisclosed international customer.

Raytheon lands $769 million missile contract

Waltham-based defense contractor Raytheon has signed a $769 million missile contract with South Korea. The company said Monday it would modernize an undisclosed number of Patriot missile systems it has sold to South Korea. The contract comes on top of another worth $160 million that Raytheon signed with the Asian nation in late 2014.

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