US Intercepts Low-Altitude Cruise Missile in Test

US Intercepts Low-Altitude Cruise Missile in Test

On September 3, the U.S. Army successfully test-fired its National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS), downing a cruise missile target in the lowest-altitude intercept ever demonstrated for the…

Hungary Purchases AMRAAM, NASAMS

Hungary Purchases AMRAAM, NASAMS

On August 12, Hungary finalized a $1 billion acquisition deal to buy U.S.-made air defenses. The acquisition consists of a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sale (DCS). The…

Lithuania Receives NASAMS Air Defense System

Lithuania Receives NASAMS Air Defense System

On June 19, Lithuania’s armed forces confirmed delivery of a Norwegian Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) air defense system. Norway and Lithuania had finalized the sale of used…

Qatar Agrees to Patriot, NASAMS Sale

Qatar Agrees to Patriot, NASAMS Sale

On July 9, Qatar announced in a joint statement its intent to purchase additional Patriot and National Advanced Surface-to-Air (NASAMS) missile systems from the United States. Qatar first purchased Patriot…

Sidewinder Missile Tested From NASAMS Launcher

Sidewinder Missile Tested From NASAMS Launcher

On June 19, Raytheon announced the first flight test of the AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II missile launched from the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) conducted in May. Tested in…