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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.

Israel Expands Iron Dome Air-Defense Capabilities

Israel has expanded the effective envelope of its Iron Dome Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) defense system. In a recent test series the system's air defense capabilities against aerial vehicles other than rockets, was demonstrated.

US Navy evaluates laser weapons to augment ground-based air defense counter-UAS...

The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) is evaluating the integration of laser weapons as an enhancement for the US Marine Corps’ existing low-altitude air-defense capability, which currently lacks reliable CounterUAS (C-UAS) and Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (CRAM) capabilities. An innovative radar system from RADA is providing surveillance, detection and target acquisition for the laser weapon system

South Korea to Field Hybrid Version of the BiHO VSHORAD Vehicle...

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced Friday, December 27, 2013, that it has completed development of a hybrid variant of the self...

Rafael Promotes Iron-Dome to Protect the Republic of Korea from Rocket...

For over two years Israel’s defense company RAFAEL has been promoting its combat proven dual mission Iron Dome in South Korea. Seoul ADEX Daily...

British MOD Orders 200 Starstreak Missiles under Army 2020 Transformation Plan

The UK Ministry of Defense has contracted Thales UK for a further 200 STARStreak short-range surface-to-air missiles. Since its fielding in 1995 the Starstreak...

Brazil Expects to Deploy Pantsir-S1 Air-Defense Systems Before the Rio-2016 Olympics

Pantsir S1 firing the 57E6 air-defense missile
The Brazilian Ministry of Defense will commence negotiations for the procurement of Pantsir-S1 (SA-22) and Igla (SA-18) Very Short Range Air-Defense missiles (VSHORAD). Timely delivery of the systems is critical to provide Brazil with the necessary air-defense assets it required to place for the Rio 2016 Olympic games.

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

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.

Libyan, US EOD Teams Destroy 5,000 Shoulder-Fired Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Rebel fighter holds an SA7 missile captured from Pro-Gaddafi arsenals in Benghazi.
Libyan and American bomb disposal teams have secured thousands of shoulder-held man portable air defense missile systems (shoulder fired missiles) originally owned by the Libyan military, however, about 15,000 such missiles are still at large. While some are believed to have been destroyed by NATO bombings, the majority of weapons, considered extremely valuable by terrorist and criminal groups, are believed to have reached terrorists organizations in the region.

Avenger Mobile Air Defense System

Avenger air defense system is an automated, short-range very low level short range air defense (VSHORAD) system, capable of shoot-on-the-move air defense weapon. Avenger...

Modern Air Defense Concepts

Start < Page 2 of 4 > Effective air defense is based on an integrated and coordinated approach including airborne (AEW or tethered radars), active and...

X-Tar 3D – Air Surveillance & Tracking Radar

Orlikon Contraves unveiled the X-Tar 3D radar, which completed development recently. The new radar is proposed as a primary sensor for German and Canadian...

HVM Starstreak

Starstreak (Produced by Thales air defense) is a laser guided system, deployed from armored vehicles and other light vehicles, helicopters or by dismounted infantrymen....
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