For the US Army, it becomes urgent to replace the anti-aircraft systems Patriot and Stinger

Over the past 4 years, Raytheon and the US State Department have managed to convince 4 European countries to acquire the MIM-104 Patriot anti-aircraft and anti-missile system: Sweden, Romania and Poland in 2017 and 2018 , and more recently Switzerland in a competition which opposed the American system to the Franco-Italian SAMP/T. In total, there are today 6 European member countries of NATO which implement this system, to which are added Sweden and Switzerland, which are or will soon be equipped with this system. The FIM-92 Stinger portable system equips 9 European armed forces. These two systems...

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US Congress approves 2022 Pentagon budget increase of $ 23,9 billion

Caught between his right wing and the Republican Party in favor of a massive increase in defense investments to support the challenge launched by Beijing and Moscow, and the left wing of the Democratic Party, to which he partly owed his election, in favor of a reduction in Defense appropriations in order to finance the social promises made during the campaign, President Joe Biden, and his administration, had taken a neutral position, granting an increase of only 1,5%, $ 11 billion to the Pentagon for the 2022 budget, for an overall amount reaching $715 billion. However, in the United States, the final word regarding…

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Poland to invest € 6,75 billion for its short and medium range anti-aircraft defense

While there is a lot to be said about Warsaw's pan-American tropism, it remains indisputable that Poland is one of the European countries that is making the greatest effort to modernize its armed forces and equip itself with the necessary capabilities to cope with a high-intensity engagement, if necessary. During the last 3 years alone, the Polish armed forces have thus announced the acquisition of Patriot PAC-3 batteries for $5 billion, 20 HIMARS systems for $414 million, 100 Javelin missiles and 80 firing stations for $100 million. , 5 second-hand C-130Hs for $15 million, 32 F-35As for 4,6…

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