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Turkish S-400 Poses Threat to NATO Aircraft: NATO Secretary General

December 29, 2020 @ 01:34 PM

Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, has remarked that Turkeys S-400 air defense system poses a threat to aircraft operated by the alliance. "I have repeatedly pointed out to Turkey that the Russias S-400 ADS is not compatible with NATO technologies

Russia’s Kalashnikov Starts Serial Production of New Strela-10M ADS Missiles

December 24, 2020 @ 03:02 PM

Russias Kalashnikov said today that it has launched serial production of new 9M333 guided missiles for Strela-10M mobile air defense systems. The company

Turkey’s HISAR-A+ Air Defence System Passes Final Acceptance Test

December 16, 2020 @ 02:35 PM

Turkeys HISAR-A Plus (+) Air Defence System (ADS), an upgraded version of the HISAR-A ADS has passed its final acceptance test which will pave the way for its deployment with the Turkish Army, the Defence Industries Secretariat (SSB) announced today quoting s speech by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. A missile...

Israeli 'Iron Dome' Intercepts Cruise Missiles, UAVs in Test

December 16, 2020 @ 07:06 AM

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) concluded live-fire interception tests of the Iron Dome during which it hit a cruise missile for the first time. The

Sweden Orders Saab’s Integrated Ground Based Air Defence Solution

December 11, 2020 @ 07:44 AM

Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and received an order for an integrated sensor and command and control system for use with ground based air defence. The order value is approximately 2

Greece tested Russian S-300 Air Defence System During NATO Drill

November 30, 2020 @ 01:58 PM

Greece tested its S-300 air defense system (ADS) during the November 23-27 NATO missile drill at the Crete Shooting Range in which Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S

Russia to Complete Development of S-500 ADS in 2021

November 27, 2020 @ 02:42 PM

Russia wants to complete development of its S-500 air defense system, capable of destroying satellites and hypersonic missiles in low orbit space, next year. “It should be noted that the work on developing the S-500 mobile air defense and anti-ballistic missile system is scheduled to be completed in 2021,” Aerospace Force Deputy Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant-General Andrei Yudin was quoted as saying by Defense Ministrys Krasnaya Zvezda news agency

Turkey May Refuse Further Supply of S-400 Systems

November 26, 2020 @ 03:27 PM

Turkey may not buy additional S-400 air defense systems to be in good books with the United States and due to the latter's pressure to reject the Russian equipment. "A situation may arise that (the USA - IF) will put conditions on Turkey that it cannot refuse

South Korea Deploys PATRIOT-Equivalent Cheongung II Missile Defense System

November 26, 2020 @ 04:36 AM

South Korea has deployed the upgraded Cheongung II aircraft and missile defense system said to be an equivalent of the U.S

Russia Tests New Air Defense System

November 26, 2020 @ 03:50 AM

The Russian military today successfully tested a new air defense system at the Sary-Shagan training ground in Kazakhstan. "The new anti-missile missile defense system after a series of tests has reliably confirmed the inherent characteristics, and the combat crews have successfully completed the task, hitting a conditional target with a given accuracy,"

Raytheon-Mitsubishi SM-3 Block IIA ICBM Interceptor Destroys Target Outside Earth’s Atmosphere

November 17, 2020 @ 09:41 AM

As part of a historic Missile Defense Agency demonstration and for the first time ever, an intercontinental ballistic missile target was intercepted and destroyed outside Earth's atmosphere by an advanced SM-3 Block IIA ballistic missile defense interceptor built by Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. "This first-of-its-kind test shows that our nation has a viable option for a new layer of defense against long-range threats," said Bryan Rosselli, vice president of Strategic Missile Defense at Raytheon Missiles & Defense

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