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Patriot Missiles

The ISIS Wars 2014-2047: The Persian Bomb

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 12.05.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

While the plot line is purely fictional, the technology described, its capabilities, and the consequences of its deployment are all very real.

An Unguided Missile to Nowhere

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

MEADS is a case study in how difficult it is to kill any appropriated program, even one that everybody agrees is too expensive, won't be delivered on time -- and won't work even when delivered.

Jordanians Unprepared for Worst Possibilities re Syria

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

War is a terrible thing with extremely bad results. But this does not mean people should not be ready for it, even if such a possibility is very remot...

U.S. Sending Patriot Missile Batteries To Jordan

AP | JAMAL HALABY | Posted 06.05.2013 | World

AMMAN, Jordan -- The U.S. will send anti-missile batteries and fighter jets to Jordan at the kingdom's request to boost defense capabilities in the fa...

Panetta Reportedly Signs Order To Send Missiles To Turkey

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- The U.S. will send two batteries of Patriot missiles and 400 troops to Turkey as part of a NATO force meant to protect Tu...

Defense Needs Big Cuts, but Missile Defense Isn't the Place

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

While the Pentagon budget is long overdue for much-needed spending cuts, policy-makers looking for places to trim would be short-sighted if they don't recognize the need for an effective missile defense.

Clinton: NATO Patriot Missile Decision Sends 'Clear Message' To Syria

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 02.04.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says NATO's decision to send Patriot missiles to Turkey is a clear message to Syria: T...

NATO OKs Patriot Missiles For Turkey's Border With Syria

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 02.03.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — NATO announced Tuesday that it will deploy Patriot anti-missile systems near Turkey's southern border, shoring up defenses against th...

Finland Finds Patriot Missiles In China-Destined Cargo

AP | MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

HELSINKI — Finnish authorities on Wednesday impounded 160 tons of explosives and 69 surface-to-air missiles found on a British-flagged cargo shi...