Posts tagged as missile systems

Lithuanian Armed Forces restock on US-made Javelin missile systems

Thursday, August 6, 2020

A shipment of supplementary Javelin medium-range anti-tank missiles, worth just over 31 million US dollars, has been handed over to Lithuania as part of US assistance to the country, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. Lithuania is planning to purchase missiles worth 104 million US dollars over the next decade, including under a 13-million-dollar procurement contract signed in late 2019, the ministry said in a press release. β€œThe systems will…

Russian Aerospace Forces to receive another S-400 missile system

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces will soon receive a regimental unit of S-400 Triumpf missile systems and three divisional units of Pantsir-S missile systems, local news reported Thursday. “The Aerospace Defense Forces have received three S-400 Triumpf missile systems this year for delivery to air defense units of military districts.” TASS news agency quoted the Russian defense ministry as saying. “We are expecting another regimental unit of this system to be…

U.S. removing some missile systems from Middle East: WSJ

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The United States is pulling some of its anti-aircraft and missile batteries out of the Middle East, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing U.S. military officials. The Pentagon will pull out four Patriot missile systems from Jordan, Kuwait and Bahrain next month, the report said, adding that the realignment step marks a shift of focus away from long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan to tensions with…