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Patriot PAC-3 MSE Missile Fired from Mk70 VLS
Weapon / Missile

Patriot PAC-3 MSE Missile Fired from Mk70 VLS

The U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin test-fired a Patriot PAC-3 MSE air defence missile from a ground-based Mk70 vertical launch system.

U.S. Announces Security Assistance Package for Ukraine
Bilateral Relations

U.S. Announces Security Assistance Package for Ukraine

The Biden administration announced a new security assistance package for Ukraine that includes Patriot, NASAMS, and HIMARS and totals up to $6 billion.

Germany buys Four Patriot Batteries for $1.2 billion
Weapon / Missile

Germany buys Four Patriot Batteries for $1.2 billion

Germany acquires four Patriot Batteries to fill the gap after donating air defence systems to Ukraine.

Russia Lost Command and Control, and a-50 AEW&C, Two Aircraft
Air

Russia Lost Command and Control, and a-50 AEW&C, Two Aircraft

Ukraine claimed that Russia lost an Il-22M command and control and an A-50 AEW&C aircraft around the Sea of Azov.

NATO’s NSPA Acquires Patriot Missiles for Four Countries
Weapon / Missile

NATO’s NSPA Acquires Patriot Missiles for Four Countries

NSPA announced on 3 January that it will acquire 1000 Patriot Missiles for Germany, the Netherlands, Romania and Spain.

Russia Warns Japan For the Patriot AD System Sale
Bilateral Relations Weapon / Missile

Russia Warns Japan For the Patriot AD System Sale

Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova warned Japan that providing the U.S. with Patriot air defence systems can lead to ‘consequences’.

Japan Set to Export “Patriot” to U.S.
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Japan Set to Export “Patriot” to U.S.

Japan has loosened its arms export rules to deliver locally manufactured missiles and artillery to countries like the United States.

Switzerland to Purchase Patriot PAC-3 MSE SAMs
Weapon / Missile

Switzerland to Purchase Patriot PAC-3 MSE SAMs

Switzerland signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin to purchase PAC-3 MSE missiles for the Patriot air defence system.

Poland Goes for Record-Breaking Patriot Acquisition From US
Weapon / Missile

Poland Goes for Record-Breaking Patriot Acquisition From US

Poland buys Integrated Air and Missile Defence (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) from the U.S. with an estimated cost of $15 billion.

Patriot Receives Minimal Damage from Kinzhal’s Attack
Weapon / Missile

Patriot Receives Minimal Damage from Kinzhal’s Attack

Russia’s targeting of the Patriot caused minimal degree damage to the Patriot Air Defence system. The battery does not need to return for overhaul.

Kinzhal’s Patriot Revenge
Weapon / Missile

Kinzhal’s Patriot Revenge

Russian hypersonic missile Kinzhal has damaged the Ukrainian Patriot Air Defence System near Kyiv.

Ukraine Intercepts Russian Hypersonic Missile with Patriot
Weapon / Missile

Ukraine Intercepts Russian Hypersonic Missile with Patriot

Ukraine said on Saturday that the U.S. Patriot System shot down the Russian hypersonic missile Kinzhal during an attack on the capital Kyiv.

Swiss Federal Council Invests More in Armed Forces
Investment

Swiss Federal Council Invests More in Armed Forces

At its meeting on February 15th, 2023, the Swiss Federal Council approved the Despatch on Army 2023. The decision was issued on February 15th.

US to Send Patriots to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

US to Send Patriots to Ukraine

The U.S. plans to send a Patriot missile defence system to Ukraine as the Pentagon’s plan requires the approval of Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin.