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New Mobile VSHORAD Positioned to Replace German Stinger-Based leFlaSys

Rheinmetall and MBDA launched today a mobile air defense system designed to defeat aerial targets at close- and very close-range, including small and very unmanned aerial systems (UAS, LSS). As an element of the future integrated air defence, the new modular system is positioned to become a possible successor to the lightweight air defence system leFlaSys/Stinger currently in use with the Bundeswehr.

Egypt to Equip its New Mistral-Class Helicopter Carriers With 50 Russian...

Egypt, France and Russia have reached an agreement to sell Egypt the two Mistral Helicopter Carriers originally built in France for the Russian Navy. The ships could be delivered to Egypt in March 2016. Egypt is also buying Russian Ka-52K helicopters, to be delivered from 2017.

Russia could sue France for failing to deliver amphibious ship

Russia’s envoy to NATO, Alexander Grushko said that Moscow will not rule out legal action against France if it fails to honor its contractual obligation to to deliver the two Mistral-class amphibious assault ships.

Vladivostok – Mistral Class LHD Bound for Russia Begins Sea Trials...

A French-built helicopter carrier Vladivostok has set sail from the French Atlantic port of Saint-Nazaire on its first sea trial. The warship is part...

MBDA Completes First MPCV Air-Defense Vehicles

MBDA has completed the integration and factory acceptance test of the first Multi-Purpose Combat Vehicle (MPCV) vehicles designed to operate the Mistral surface to...

Paris Air Show 2013 – A Military Preview (Part I: Aircraft...

The 50th Paris Airshow presents a weeklong celebration for aviation enthusiasts. As the most important annual aerospcace business event, it attracts thousands of companies...

MBDA Introduces a Multi-Layered, Tactical Air Defense System

MBDA has unveiled an integrated air-defense system VSHORAD (Mistral) and SHORAD (Mica-VL) systems into a multi-layered tactical air defense system. First deliveries of the new system are planned for 2014.

Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to start procuring Ka-52 Alligator helicopters for...

Russia's Defense Ministry plans to start procuring Ka-52 Alligator helicopters for the Russian Naval Air Arm. The new helicopters could be deployed on the...

Updated: Russia to pay €1.37 Billion for Two French Helicopter Carriers

Updated December 30, 2010: Following a tender held earlier in October 2010, the bid submitted by the consortium of France's DCNS and STX teamed...

French Amphibious Assault Ships for the Russian Navy

Paris February, 2010: The Russian Defense Ministry is negotiating procurement of additional three Mistral class amphibious assault ships from France. The estimated cost of each...
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