US’ Letter On Russian S-400 Systems “Not In Spirit Of The Alliance”:...

June 12, 2019 @ 11:13 AM

The letter sent by US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on the Russian S-400 missile defense system is "not in spirit of the alliance,” Hulusi Akar, Defense Minister of Turkey said Wednesday. Shanahan, in a letter to Hulusi Akar dated June 6, stated that the Pentagon has suspended training of new...

Iran Unveils Indigenous Air-Defense System Capable of Destroying Stealth-Targets 45Km Away

June 10, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

Iran has unveiled a indigenously-made air defense system, “Khordad 15,” capable of detecting stealth targets at a distance of 85 km, and destroy them within a range of 45 km. “The system is capable of detecting fighter jets and combat drones from 150 km away and of tracking them within a...

Iran Denies Requesting For Russian S-400 Missile Systems

June 10, 2019 @ 08:45 AM

Abbas Mousavi, official spokesperson for Iranian Foreign Ministry denied that the country had requested to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems, on Monday. "We have not requested Russia to sell S-400

India Likely To Buy NASAMS-II For $1 Billion To Shield New Delhi...

June 10, 2019 @ 06:26 AM

India is likely to acquire National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) from the US for an estimated $1 billion (INR 6,000 Crore) in order to erect a multi-layered missile shield over New Delhi, in order to protect the capital against 9/11-type attacks. “The networked system, capable of even shooting...

S-400 Triumf Buy Will Have Serious Implications On Indo-US Defense Ties: US

May 31, 2019 @ 05:37 PM

India's purchase of the Russian S-400 Triumf missile defense systems will have "serious implications" on the Indo-US defense ties, a top US state Department official said Friday. "The Trump administration has been very clear that the acquisition of advanced Russian technology sends the wrong message to Russia at a time when...

Russia Upgrades Pantsir Defense System Through Experience Gained in Syria: Report

May 17, 2019 @ 10:07 AM

Russia has unveiled the upgraded export version of the Pantsir missile defense system, “Pantsir-S1M,” capable of launching missiles to neutralize a greater range of drone targets. The Pantsir has been refurbished after the experience gained through its usage in Syria

Russian S-400 System Requires Friendly Aircraft Data to Identify Friend or Foe

May 16, 2019 @ 11:21 AM

The United States is opposed to Turkey and India acquiring the Russian S-400 long-range air defense systems as it requires sensitive data from the sensors of the aircraft to be fed into it in order to identify them as friend or a foe. The details of the friendly aircraft required include information on the radar, Link-16, a special transponder called Identification of Friend or Foe (IFF) and more

Turkish S-400 Air Defence Systems to have Local Software: Foreign Minister

April 25, 2019 @ 01:39 PM

The software deployed in the Turkish S-400 Air Defence Systems will have locally developed software and will operate with unique radar, detection and surveillance systems. Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today that the system will be programmed in such a way as not to detect NATO systems as hostile

New Israeli Missile Can Speed Past Russian S-300 Air Defence System

April 23, 2019 @ 12:53 PM

Israel has developed a new supersonic air-to-surface missile that can speed past the Russian S-300 air defence system without getting intercepted, a journalist from Germany, Florian Rötzer, has claimed. The “Rampage” missiles were used by the Israeli military during an airstrike in the Syrian province of Hama last week, according to a report by

NATO Reacting Positively To Form Joint Working Group With Turkey Over S-400...

April 19, 2019 @ 12:43 PM

NATO has positively approached Turkey's proposal to form a joint working group to ease concerns over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Friday. “We still haven't heard back from the US but NATO has approached our proposal positively,"

Russian S-500, S-350 Air Defence Systems 'Almost Ready'

April 13, 2019 @ 10:08 PM

Russian S-500 and S-350 air defence systems, successors to the S-400 and S-350 respectively, are ‘almost ready, for deployment. The two new systems have several advancements over the S-400 and S-300, Sputnik reported without specifying the features stating that they are classified

Russia Says Turkey Can Produce S-400 Components

April 12, 2019 @ 01:15 PM

Turkey can produce components for the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Russia's Presidential spokesperson said Thursday. "We are not talking about the complete production chain, as it is a new type of weapon