Poland, Germany and Sweden have shown interest in Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles, Lockheed Martin has said.
The PAC-3 MSE missile continues to receive strong interest from Poland, Germany and Sweden. Partner nations in the Middle East have also expressed an interest in enhancing their missile defense capabilities with the PAC-3 MSE, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Lockheed Martin along with US state department formalized an agreement for Romania to purchase the PAC MSE missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third customer for the upgraded missiles.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is the prime contractor on the PAC-3 MSE upgrade to the Patriot air defense system. The upgraded PAC-3 MSE has a dual-pulse solid rocket motor, providing increased performance in altitude and range. PAC-3 MSE is a high-velocity interceptor that defends against incoming threats, including tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and aircraft. The missile uses Hit-to-Kill technology to intercept threats.
Four Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) and one PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors successfully neutralized four tactical ballistic missile targets recently in a complex test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The PAC-3 MSE intercept fulfills a requirement that supports a full-rate production decision for the MSE missile
A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target on Saturday in the first-ever MSE test from a remote launcher. As part of a U
Japan on Tuesday moved surface-to-air interceptors on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera was quoted as saying by AP that Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor unit was deployed at the Hakodate base on southern Hokkaido "as a precaution" as part of government preparations for a possible emergency
The Japanese Air Self-Defense Forces has conducted Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) deployment training at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 29, 2017
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $130 million FMS (Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Republic of Korea, United Arab Emirates, and Taiwan) contract for fiscal 2017 PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 production to increase the total missile segment enhancement quantity by 35, add 130 launcher modification kits with motor control units for the U.S
The government of Sweden signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon's Patriot air and missile defense system from the United States. The agreement, formally referred to as a Letter of Offer and Acceptance, paves the way for Sweden's Patriot force to rapidly reach Initial Operational Capability, Raytheon said in a statement Friday
A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted an Air-Breathing Threat (ABT) in a test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, on Thursday. The test marked the furthest distance a PAC-3 MSE missile has intercepted an ABT, which represents fixed-wing aircraft or cruise missiles
Romanias defense ministry is expected to kickstart negotiations to purchase new shore-based, coastal anti-ship missile system this week to replace Soviet P-15 Termit, local media reports. According to a report by
The State Department approved sale to Germany of MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for an estimated cost of $2.50 billion
Lockheed Martin has won $530 million in two separate contracts for PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 cost reduction initiative and other enhancements to Saudi Arabia and Romania. Lockheed Martin is awarded $279 million modification contract to increase fiscal 2018 PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 production contract to include Cost-Reduction Initiative missiles and associated ground support equipment to Saudi Arabia, the US department of defense said in a statement Friday
Poland today formalized an agreement to purchase Lockheed Martin's Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. "We're honored to partner with Poland in support of the WISŁA Air and Missile Defense system to protect and defend their armed forces, citizens and infrastructure
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