Tuesday 31 May 2016
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Raytheon eyes Qatar missile contract before year-end

US-based Raytheon expects Qatar and the US government to complete a long-awaited multibillion-dollar agreement on a "significant" number of Patriot missile defence systems before the end of the year, a senior company official said.


US agrees $1.75bn Saudi missile upgrade

The US State Department has approved a $1.75 billion sale to Saudi Arabia to upgrade its Patriot air defense system with PAC-3 missiles, a deal that would benefit Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co , the Pentagon said Wednesday.


US orders Patriot missiles to Turkey

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta signed an order on Friday to send two Patriot missile batteries to Turkey with 400 American personnel to operate them, in a move by Nato members to bolster Turkey's defences against the threat of Syrian miss


Iran warns Turkey not to deploy Patriot missiles

Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. Turkey asked Nato for the Patrio

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