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Saab Group and Ashok Leyland Team to Offer BAMSE air Defense...

The Swedish defence and security company Saab Group and India’s transport specialist Ashok Leyland have joined forces to compete for the Indian Army Short...

Successful Interception Test for David’s Sling Air & Missile Defense System

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a successful intercept test of the David's Sling Weapon System...

VideoReport: MEADS Passes Major Milestone Conducting Two Simultaneous Intercepts at White...

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) has passed an important milestone today, intercepting and destroying two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during...

Almaz-Antey Unveils S-350E Vityaz Air Defense System

The Russian company Almaz Antey introduced today the newest air defense system from Russia, the S-350E . The new system was displayed today for the...

Belarus eyes Vietnam, Laos for arms export growth

In recent years Vietnam has become a growing market for Eastern and Western defense exporters seeking to offset their declining domestic sales by attracting...

Patriots and F-16s Deployment to Jordan: A beachead or UmbrellaI?

The U.S. Positions Patriot Missiles, F-16 Fighter at Bases Jets in Jordan U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a request from the Kingdom of...

How Dangerous is the S-300 Syria is About to Receive?

What are the implications of Moscow delivering S-300 air-defense systems to Syria, could one weapon system decide the outcome of the Syrian power struggle,...

C-RAM or VSHORAD? Iron Dome Do Both

RAFAEL Advanced Defence Systems faces an uphill battle convincing foreign customers as successful and capable as Iron Dome, simply because very few face the situation Israel has to cope with, targeted by tens of thousands of rockets constantly aimed at its population centers. When pitching Iron Dome abroad, RAFAEL is likely to focus on the system's air defense capabilities, promising to be as impressive as its C-RAM combat record

Were the Turkish Phantoms ‘Teasing’ Syrian Air Defenses for NATO’s ELINT...

The Turkish Phantom downed by the Syrians could have performed a ‘teasing’ game, in an attempt to stimulate the Syrian air defenses to activate their fire control radars. Such counteraction would give away critical data that could be used to optimize electronic Turkish or NATO countermeasures in case the alliance decides to involve in the situation and enforce a ‘no fly zone’ over Syria.

RAPIDFire – An Air Defense Application for the Cased Telescoped Cannon

Air defense guns have been a controversial weapon in the past, as the guns could not cope effectively with fast, highly maneuvering targets. Yet,...

China is Interested in the Russian S400 Triumf

According to some sources Beijing expressed interest to acquire Russian S-400 counter-missile system. To date the Chinese use the components of the S-300 system...

Patriot PAC-3 Assisted by JLENS, Successfully Intercept a Cruise Missile Target

Lockheed Martin's PAC-3 Missile successfully intercepted and destroyed a cruise missile target yesterday at the Utah Test and Training Range, in an unprecedented interoperability demonstration utilizing the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS) and the PATRIOT system.

Russia Promotes S-400 at DefExpo, Eying Indian Air & Missile Defense...

Russia is pitching its top-of-the-line air defense system at DefExpo 2012 in India, this week, promoting the S-400 Triumph air and missile defense system. The S-400 causes much concern among western air forces, as none of the existing 4++ generation fighter aircraft, nor the F-35 JSF, are designed to penetrate areas defended by the Triumf.

VSHORAD – India’s Next Big Air Defense Program

India plans to modernize its Very Short Range Air Defense Systems (VSHORAD) systems currently relying on the Russian SA-18 missile with new missiles. For 800 launchers and an initial delivery of 5,000 missiles, India intends to spend over US$5.2 billion. Four candidates are being considered, from Russia, South Korea, Sweden and France with testing and evaluated to commence in May - June this year.
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