A new command for the United States Armys ballistic missile defense unit will soon be established in Japan to work with an Aegis destroyer of the US Navys 7th Fleet that is deployed to the Yokosuka base in Kanagawa. The new command will also work with the Self-Defense Forces units that will operate the Aegis Ashore land-based missile defense system planned to be deployed by the Japanese Defense Ministry in Akita and Yamaguchi prefectures, Jiji press reported today quoting unnamed sources
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The United States cannot guarantee India a waiver from sanctions if it purchases the S-400 air defence system from Russia, a top Pentagon official has said. "I would say that is a bit misleading," Randall Schriver, the Pentagon's top Asia official told an audience at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington yesterday
The Israeli cabinet on Wednesday reviewed the new missile defense plan that will allocate additional $8.1 billion to Israels defense budget for the next ten years
Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) has entered into an agreement to provide Barak-8 advanced defense systems to Israel Navys Saar-6 corvettes
Russias defence exporter, Rosoboronexport has offered to integrate its latest Tor-E2 Surface to air (SAM) system into any existing air defense system including that compatible with NATO standards. The Tor-E2 SAM system has been developed and produced by the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Concern
Taiwan is believed to possess a land-attack cruise missile capable of targeting Hong Kong and southeast coast of China, SCMP commented quoting reports of satellite images of the missile released on Facebook. A Canada-based defence website posted on its Facebook page satellite images taken in March revealing Taiwans home produced Hsiung Feng IIE land-attack cruise missile
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