31 Jul 2018

Japan signs $1.2 billion deal with Lockheed Martin to bolster missile defense systems

Japan is adding to its missile defense capabilities with the selection of Lockheed Martin to provide a $1.2 billion radar array that will support its growing missile defense capacity.  Source: Japan is ready to ink a $1.2 billion contract with Lockheed Martin for missile defense systems

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31 Jul 2018

New powers make Erdogan the sole decision-maker on Russian S-400 deal

Turkey’s June elections passed sweeping changes to the power of its executive leadership, placing “nearly limitless” powers in the hands of President Erdogan. Erdogan is now the sole authority who will decide whether the country inks a deal for a missile defense system with Russia, or whether they will reject

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28 Jun 2018

US military aims for $1 billion missile defense radar in Hawaii

The U.S. military is requesting funds for a high-tech missile defense radar in Hawaii to provide improved alerts to interceptors in Alaska able to shoot down missiles aimed at Hawaii and the mainland U.S. over the Pacific Ocean. U.S. missile defense systems, both ocean and land-based have received extra attention

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