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…

Ground-launched APKWS Flight Tested

Ground-launched APKWS Flight Tested

On June 1, defense contractor BAE Systems announced its first successful flight test of a ground-launched variant of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) rocket. In launches at Yuma…

US State Department Approves PAC-3 Sale to Kuwait

US State Department Approves PAC-3 Sale to Kuwait

On May 28, the U.S. State Department approved a potential $800 million sale of Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors to Kuwait. The deal comprises 84 PAC-3…

US Aegis Destroyer Arrives in Spain

US Aegis Destroyer Arrives in Spain

On May 16, the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived at its new homeport in Rota, Spain, replacing USS Carney (DDG 64) in the Navy’s forward rotation. In…

US State Department Approves AMRAAM Sale to Hungary

US State Department Approves AMRAAM Sale to Hungary

On May 8, the U.S. State Department approved a potential $230 million sale of Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles – Extended Range (AMRAAM-ER) to Hungary. The deal comprises 60 AIM-120C-7/C-8…

US Completes 3rd Precision Strike Missile Test

US Completes 3rd Precision Strike Missile Test

On April 30, the U.S. Army successfully tested a prototype Precision Strike Missile (PrSM), launching it 85 km at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. According to Army leadership, the…

US Solicits Proposals for Next Generation Interceptor

US Solicits Proposals for Next Generation Interceptor

On April 24, the U.S. Department of Defense issued a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI), a new interceptor for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System. According…

US State Department Approves Harpoon Sale to India

US State Department Approves Harpoon Sale to India

On April 13, the U.S. State Department approved a potential $92 million sale of AGM-84L Harpoon air-launched missiles to India. The deal comprises 10 Harpoon missiles and associated parts, training…