Russian S-500 air defence system (ADS) the future development of the popular S-400 will enter serial production next year following its recent successful test in the “hot and dusty” conditions of Syria. Dubbed “Prometheus” the S-500 is considered a major advancement of not only the S-400 but also other ADS in the World such as the US Patriot
The US Air Force tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early on Wednesday with a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Minuteman III is the only nuclear-capable ground-based ICBM that remains in service in the US
China on Tuesday displayed twelve of its new JL-2 nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) based on DF-31 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) for the first time at the National Day parade in Beijing. The missile is reportedly already being inducted into active service with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)
In the aftermath of the Yemeni attack on Saudi oil fields, the Pentagon has announced deployment of Patriot air defense system, Sentinel radars, as well as station 200 additional troops in Saudi Arabia. "In light of recent attacks on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and at their invitation US will deploy one Patriot battery, four Sentinel RADARs and approximately 200 support personnel,” Secretary of Defense Mark T
Russian S-400 missile defence system defeated new type of high-speed highly maneuverable targets in tests carried out at the Telemba proving ground of the Eastern Military District (EMD). "During the live firing phase the most complex situation was created at the proving ground to simulate an enemy air attack
Japanese radar stations and Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) failed to track some of North Korea's short-range missiles launched in recent months due to their low altitudes of less than 60km and irregular trajectories. “This raises concern over Tokyos defense capabilities
Earlier speculations of possibility of Iraqs S-400 buy have been put to rest with the Iraqi Ambassador to Russia confirming that Baghdad has no plans on buying the Russian-made air defense missile systems. "We dont inted to buy the S-400s
US-supplied Patriot missile batteries with their powerful radars have come under fire for completely missing out on Yemeni armys drone attacks on Saudi oil installations. Saudis failure to defend its homeland was observed even in 2017 when Yemeni Houtis struck King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh
Russias advanced air defense systems, the S-300s and S-400s, were ineffectual in detecting Israeli F-35 stealth fighters flying over Syrian capital Damascus, Israeli media reported. Israeli media published the flight route of its planes, reportedly F-35 Adir jets, that showed the jets entering Syrian airspace and crossing over its capital city, evading hundreds of kilometres of area shielded by Russian-made air defense systems
India test-fired Astra Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile equipped on a Su-30MKI fighter jet that took off from an airbase in eastern Indian state of West Bengal, on Tuesday. The Astra missile, which can fly towards its target at a speed of over 5,555 kilometres per hour (4
Russia has offered its S-400 air defense systems to Saudi Arabia after Yemeni Houtis managed to attack worlds largest oil facilities located in the country, dodging its protective armour that includes Patriot systems. "In order to protect Saudi Arabia, we are ready to provide the corresponding aid to the country
Cruise Missiles striking with great precision, rather than drone were involved in Saturdays Saudi Oil facility attack, the Pentagon said releasing satellite pictures of the strike. The projectiles attacked storage tanks and processing and compressor trains, the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies said
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