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Poland Intends To Finalize Patriot Sale Agreement by Year's End - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - The Polish government intends to finalize an agreement with the US government by the end of the year to buy the Raytheon-made Patriot air and missile defense system, the Polish defense minister said. The initial agreement will cover the ...
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Japan-based Patriot missile battery arrives in Korea

Stars and Stripes - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A U.S. Patriot missile-defense battery arrived in South Korea last week in the wake of a controversial announcement that the allies have agreed to base an even more advanced missile defense system on the peninsula.

Israeli Patriots, fighter jet miss suspicious drone that intruded from Syria

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Two IDF Patriot missiles fired at a suspicious drone that crossed into Israeli airspace from Syria missed their target on Sunday afternoon, and the unmanned aircraft returned to Syria.

Patriot Missile Misses Drone, Hits 14-Year-Old Girl Instead

The Jewish Press - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The two Patriot missiles launched at the infiltrating drone missed their target, and the drone returned to Syrian airspace.
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Israel's Northern Border Heating Up Again

Western Journalism - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
On Monday a code red alarm went off in several communities on the Golan Heights and people had to run to bomb shelters. A short time later Israel Radio Reshet Beth reported that the Israeli army had fired two Patriot missiles at a drone that had ...

USFK to Deploy New Patriot Missiles Next Year

The Chosun Ilbo - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The U.S. Forces Korea will deploy new PAC-3 missiles with intercept altitude about twice as high as the current ones here next year, a source said Monday.
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Defending against the growing missile threat

Washington Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
That is why it is critical that we continue to invest in, and modernize, proven upper-tier missile defense systems like the Patriot Missile, a highly mobile integrated air defense system; Terminal High Altitude Air Defense, which protects us from short ...

Poland Eyes Expanded Missile Defense Amid Fear of Russia - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Poland's Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz has said that the country will most likely sign a deal with the US government and Raytheon to acquire Patriot interceptors. The announcement came following the signing of a letter of intent between the ...
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Who sent mystery drone into Israeli airspace?

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Israeli air force is not used to failure. Thus the corps, which had become synonymous with excellence and meticulousness, has been in a quandary for the last 10 days: On July 17, it launched two Patriot missiles at the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV ...

Raytheon lifts 2016 outlook

MarketWatch - ‎3 hours ago‎
All four units at the maker of Patriot missile-defense systems and Paveway laser-guided bombs reported higher profits, including its Forcepoint cybersecurity business.

Raytheon revenue tops estimates as smart bomb sales rise

Yahoo Finance - ‎1 hour ago‎
July 28 (Reuters) - Raytheon Co, the maker of Patriot missile systems, reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales of its Paveway smart bombs increased.

Drone over N. Israel: Iranian with stolen US apps

DEBKA file - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
They all watched the Iranian drone's performance in evading Israeli air force jets and helicopters and ducking air-to-air missiles and Patriot surface-to-aircraft missiles before flying back to Syria after spending the best part of an hour over the ...
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If Crimea voted not to reunite with Russia, where would it be?

Pravda - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Pentagon and NATO were planning to deploy a US missile defense system on the peninsula along with Patriot missile systems.

Now Is the Time to Expand, Not Contract, Our Missile Defense

The Weekly Standard (blog) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Long-range ballistic missile capability has traditionally been a tough nut to crack, reserved for superpowers and the permanent members of the UN Security Council.
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Army Secretary's Pacific Tour Stops in Hawaii - ‎18 hours ago‎
On the 12-day trip, Fanning, who became the 22nd secretary of the Army on May 18, will see a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense site in Guam, stop in Malaysia, see Army prepositioned stocks in Japan, visit a Patriot missile site in South Korea and ...
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Top Iranian Commander Inspects Israel-Syria Border During Visit

Washington Free Beacon - ‎14 hours ago‎
On July 17, Israel said its military fired two patriot missiles at an unidentified drone that flew into Israeli airspace from Syria.

Hezbollah official says group sent drone to photograph IDF drill

The Times of Israel - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
... group sent drone to photograph IDF drill. UAV said to return safely after Israeli Patriot missiles fail to shoot it down, reportedly injure girl instead; Erdogan hints he'll seek to reinstate death penalty amid post-coup purge.
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Lockheed Martin may suffer missile defense loss in Poland, but may not leave empty-handed

Washington Business Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Lockheed had been hoping to reopen discussions with Poland about its Medium Extended Air Defense System(MEADS), which rivals Waltham, Massachusetts-based Raytheon's Patriot missile system. Though, even if it loses the Polish air and missile ...
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North Korea Says Missile Launch Was Mock Nuclear Attack on US Defense System

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
SEOUL—North Korea said on Wednesday that the three ballistic missiles it tested a day earlier were mock nuclear-missile attacks on a planned U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea, in its latest protest over the facility. The three missiles were ...