Monthly Archives: August 2012

Taiwan – Patriot Sites Revealed

Thailand plans to deploy four Raytheon MIM-104F PAC-3 Patriot medium-to-high altitude Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) batteries near the cities of Taichung, central western Taiwan, and Kaohsiung in the southwest of the Island. The deployment of the missiles is intended to protect … Continue reading

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In September’s ChainHomeHigh: Thailand – New ESSM Order

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United States – Turning Japanese

Japanese and United States government officials are involved in discussions regarding the deployment of an X-band early warning radar to Japan. The new system could play an important role in helping to detect any ballistic missile launches by North Korea. … Continue reading

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Hungary – Radar Base Completion On Schedule

Hungary expects to complete, by the end of the year, the construction of a third three-dimensional air search radar base. This new base will be located near the village of Medina in the west of the country. The type of … Continue reading

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In September’s ChainHomeHigh: Russia – Far East S-440 Activation

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Kuwait – Patriot Purchase

The Government of Kuwait is buying 60 MIM-104F PAC-3 Patriot medium/high altitude Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAMs). Along with the missiles, Kuwait will receive 20 M901 missile launchers, and four Raytheon AN/MPQ-65 radars. This purchase follows a similar acquisition by the country … Continue reading

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In September’s ChainHomeHigh: United States – MEADS Radar Finishes Italian Tests

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