Patriot missiles

Germany to withdraw Patriot missiles from Turkey in 2016

 Germany on Saturday said it would withdraw its two Patriot missile batteries from Turkey early next year, ending its role in a three-year NATO mission to help bolster the country`s air defences against threats from Syria`s civil war.

Aug 16, 2015, 01:48 AM IST

Qatar to buy Patriot missiles in USD 11 bln deal: US officials

Qatar plans to buy US Patriot missile batteries and Apache attack helicopters in an arms deal worth about USD 11 billion, senior Pentagon officials said on Monday.

Jul 15, 2014, 00:36 AM IST

US to keep 1,500 troops in Jordan for time being

The United States has about 1,500 US troops in Jordan and they will remain there until the security situation improves, the White House told Congress on Friday.

Dec 14, 2013, 05:39 AM IST

US agrees to keep Patriot missiles in Turkey

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the US will continue to provide two Patriot missile batteries in Turkey for another year as part of that country`s air defenses while the civil war rages on in Syria.

Nov 19, 2013, 11:27 AM IST

North Korea threats: Japan deploys Patriot missiles

Pre-empting North Korean attack risk in wake of the heightened tension over Korean peninsula, Japan has deployed Patriot missiles near capital Tokyo, officials said Tuesday.

Apr 09, 2013, 10:04 AM IST

Patriot missiles set up in Turkey-Syria border

The first of six Patriot missile batteries being deployed along Turkey`s border with Syria has been declared operational by NATO.

Jan 27, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

Germans OK Patriot missiles to defend Turkey

The Dutch Cabinet is expected to announce approval Friday contingent on parliamentary approval.

Dec 06, 2012, 23:06 PM IST

Japan deploys Patriot missiles

A Japanese naval transport ship has delivered Patriot missile interceptor systems to the southern island of Ishigaki.

Dec 05, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

NATO approves Patriot missiles for Turkey-Syria border

NATO on Wednesday approved the deployment of Patriot anti-missiles along border with Syria.

Dec 05, 2012, 10:42 AM IST

NATO visits southeast Turkey for Patriot missiles

Syria is believed to have several hundred ballistic surface-to-surface missiles capable of carrying chemical warheads.

Nov 29, 2012, 00:37 AM IST

NATO missiles along Syria border for defense: Turkey

Last Wednesday, Turkey placed a formal request to NATO for deploying Patriot missiles along the Syrian border.

Nov 26, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Turkey wants use of Patriot missiles on border with Syria: NATO

Turkey`s government requested the deployment of NATO`s Patriot surface-to-air missiles to bolster its defenses along its border with Syria.

Nov 21, 2012, 23:32 PM IST

No strategic significance for Patriot missiles near Russia: Poland

Poland`s decision to deploy a battery of US Patriot missiles just 100 kilometres from the Russian border is neither political nor strategic, the Polish Defence Minister said on Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2010, 15:56 PM IST