South Korea Funds Missile Defense Acquisition

South Korea Funds Missile Defense Acquisition

On August 15, South Korea’s Ministry of Defense announced it would spend about $240 billion on missile defense in the 2020-2024 period. Under the budget plan, the Blue House would…

Bahrain to Purchase US Patriot Missiles

Bahrain to Purchase US Patriot Missiles

On August 13, Bahrain signed an agreement to purchase the Patriot air and missile defense system from the United States. The U.S. Department of State had previously approved the sale…

Refurbished Patriot Shipped to Netherlands

Refurbished Patriot Shipped to Netherlands

On July 13, the Royal Netherlands Army received its first shipment of recapitalized Patriot fire units from the United States. Under the $105 million sale, the U.S. Army is replacing…

US State Department Approves PAC-3 Sale to Germany

US State Department Approves PAC-3 Sale to Germany

On July 12, the U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of 50 Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) surface-to-air missiles to Germany. The PAC-3 MSE can…

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…

US Army Issues Request for Patriot LTAMDS Prototype

US Army Issues Request for Patriot LTAMDS Prototype

In a request for proposals issued May 14, the U.S. Army has solicited new prototype radars for its Patriot modernization effort. Initiated in 2017, the Lower Tier Air-and-Missile Defense Sensor…