Rheinmetall to Modernize International Customer’s Skyguard 35mm Air Defence Systems

January 11, 2023 @ 09:05 AM

An international customer has contracted with Germanys Rheinmetall to modernize its 35mm cannon-based air defence systems. The order also includes ammunition and other components for the modernized Skyguard air defence batteries

Canada to Donate NASAMS Air Defence Systems to Ukraine

January 11, 2023 @ 05:41 AM

Canada has agreed to hand over NASAMS air defence systems to Ukraine free of cost, taking the total number of such systems being pledged to the war-torn country to nine. “I spoke with Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov this morning and heard it directly: air defence systems are Ukraines top priority...

Colombia Orders Israeli Barak MX Air Defense Systems

January 6, 2023 @ 01:42 PM

Colombia has placed an order for two units of truck-transportable Barak MX air defense systems produced by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), reports say. A contract worth $131

U.S. Starts Preparations to Transfer Patriots to Ukraine

January 4, 2023 @ 01:05 PM

Ukraines Foreign Minister Kuleba announced the start of preparations for the transfer of Patriot air defense systems to Kyiv. "We ended last year with a revolutionary decision to provide Ukraine with American Patriot systems, as agreed by the leaders of Ukraine and the U

Israeli SPYDER Air Defense System to Counter Tactical Ballistic Missiles

January 4, 2023 @ 05:57 AM

The SPYDER air defense system designed by Israeli firm Rafael is now enhanced with a sophisticated Counter-TBM (tactical ballistic missiles) capability. The introduction of this feature is the product of RAFAELs Counter-TBM SPYDER program, which involved researching and analyzing the lessons learned from recent and ongoing armed conflicts involving extensive use...

Turkish Competitor to Russian S-400 ‘Siper’ Hits Target 100km away

January 3, 2023 @ 06:11 AM

Turkeys Siper air defense system, which is expected to rival Russias S-400, hit a target located more than 100km (62 miles) away. Ismail Demir, head of Turkey's Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), lauded the Siper test in a December 30 tweet

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade Aegis Weapon System with Air and Missile Defense...

December 29, 2022 @ 05:08 AM

Lockheed Martin will upgrade the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) with integrated air and missile defense capabilities following a

Russia Announces Deployment of its First Self-Propelled VSHORAD

December 26, 2022 @ 04:49 PM

In a rising trend of firing man-portable missiles from surface vehicles, Russia has armed itself with its first vehicle-mounted VSHORAD system – Gibka-S, which fires Verba or Igla-S MANPADS missiles. The Russian MoD has announced the successful finishing of the development of the system

Belarus Deploys S-400 and Iskander Missile Systems

December 20, 2022 @ 05:51 AM

Belarus has confirmed the deployment of Russia-produced S-400 Triumf and Iskander missile systems. “Special thanks, and not only from me, but also the military, for keeping your promise

Russia to Develop Mobile Version of Yars Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

December 16, 2022 @ 12:23 PM

Russia will develop a mobile version of its Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), its most powerful missile capable of delivering a nuclear strike anywhere on the planet. The mobile version will make it difficult for anti-missile tracking systems of the United States to locate its position

Russia Puts Nuclear ICBM That is 10X Stronger than those Dropped on...

December 15, 2022 @ 12:54 PM

Russias defense ministry confirmed that the Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has been loaded into a silo at the Kozelsk missile complex in the Kaluga Region in central Russia. "This operation is important, because it will allow a yet another ICBM to enter the combat duty as scheduled," Commander of the Kozelsk missile formation Alexey Sokolov said

Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems from Saab

December 15, 2022 @ 06:06 AM

The Latvian Ministry of Defence has placed an order for RBS 70 NG ground-based air defence system and the Giraffe 1X radar. Deliveries will begin in 2022