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Paris Air Show 2015: Military and Defense Technology Trends to Follow

A superficial look at the 51st Salon la Bourget may give the impression that this year's Air Show is all about civil and commercial aviation. Take a closer look at the aisles and the static park, look under the wings or below some innocent looking planes, and you will realize that military aerospace is still 'in.'

Germany to Replace its Patriots SAMs with MEADS

The German Federal Ministry of Defence has chosen the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) as the basis for Taktisches Luftverteidigungssystem (TLVS), a next-generation network-based tactical air- and missile-defense system. It will replace the Patriot air defense systems initially fielded in the 1980s.

Lockheed Martin hopes ‘NAREW’ could offer MEADS a second chance in...

The tri-national Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program returns to the Polish air defense arena, positioned as a candidate for the Polish for Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) requirement. MEADS is now positioned to fulfill three European programs, in Germany, Italy and Poland.

Pentagon Needs to Rethink Cancellation of Meads

The Department of Defense has a long and unhappy history of spending tens of billions of dollars bringing weapons programs well along the path...

VideoReport: MEADS Passes Major Milestone Conducting Two Simultaneous Intercepts at White...

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) has passed an important milestone today, intercepting and destroying two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during...

Lockheed Martin Receives $68.9 Million Contract For PAC-3 MSE Production

Lockheed Martin received a $68.9 million contract to prepare the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile production line for the introduction of the Missile Segment...

European Defense Update – November 18, 2011

MEADS Air Defense System Progresses Despite Uncertain Future | Italy Accepts First T-346 Advanced Jet Trainer | German Government to Own Part of EADS | Secure Positioning from Saab | Cassidian to Maintain Spanish Air Force C130

MEADS Air Defense System Progresses Despite Uncertain Future

The PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) performed the first successful intercept test today fired from the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) MEADS lightweight launcher and employing the MEADS system battle manager. The test, first of three planned in the next 24 months, are part of the ongoing system development, currently funded through 2014.

Improved Patriot PAC-3 Scores Another Hit

Lockheed Martin conducted a second successful intercept of a threat representative tactical ballistic missile target using the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) at the...

New and Enhanced Patriot Scores a First Kill in an...

A modified version of the PAC-3 Missile has been tested successfully in February 2010, verifying the latest enhancement of the system known as PAC-3...

Patriot Advanced Capability III (PAC-3) Air Defense System

The 'hit-to-kill' PAC-3 Missile is the world's most advanced, capable and powerful theater air defense missile. It defeats the entire threat to the Patriot...

MEADS Medium Extended Air Defense System

Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), currently in development phase, will provide joint lower-tier air defense, missile defense and cruise missile defense for maneuver...
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