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Successful Trials of Akash Surface to Air Missile System

Successful Trials of Akash Surface to Air Missile System

Akash, the indigenously designed developed and produced Surface to Air missile for the Indian Army, was once again successfully flight tested today at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur. These were part of a series of trials being conducted in […]


China accuses Japan of stoking tensions with air defense rumors

China accuses Japan of stoking tensions with air defense rumors

China has accused Japan of heightening regional tensions with “rumors” that Beijing planned to declare a new air defense zone over the South China Sea. Foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said right-wing forces in Japan had repeatedly made such allegations […]


Sweden Orders IRIS-T Air-Defense Missiles

Sweden Orders IRIS-T Air-Defense Missiles

The Swedish Defence Material Administration signed a contract with Diehl Defence to deliver IRIS-T SLS surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems for the country’s armed forces. The new units comprising the IRIS-T missile, missile launching station and fire control system are to […]


Saab To Upgrade Swedish Ground Based Air Defence System

Saab To Upgrade Swedish Ground Based Air Defence System

Defence and security company Saab has received two new orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), to a total value of MSEK 600, for an upgrade of Sweden’s ground based air defence. The orders include delivery of both upgrades […]


MBDA Laser Demonstrator Proves Its Air Defence Capabilities

MBDA Laser Demonstrator Proves Its Air Defence Capabilities

On 9th October 2012, MBDA Germany completed a further major step towards a laser weapon system capable of providing air defence. For the first time, the company’s high-energy laser demonstrator was used to demonstrate the complete deployment sequence in countering […]


German-Netherlands Air Defence Cooperation Moves Forward

German-Netherlands Air Defence Cooperation Moves Forward

Cooperation between the Netherlands and Germany in the area of ground-based air and missile defence is entering a new phase. Yesterday [Sept. 13—Ed.], the project leaders of the two countries signed a further expanded agreement. The project is intended to […]


Israel deploys missile system on Egypt border

Israel deploys missile system on Egypt border

The Israeli army has placed an Iron Dome air defence system battery by the Red Sea resort of Eilat near the border with Egypt, a statement from the military said on Thursday. “An Iron Dome Active Missile Defence System battery […]


BAE, IBM to Jointly Bid for UK Air Defense Network

BAE, IBM to Jointly Bid for UK Air Defense Network

We have joined forces with IBM to bid for the first increment of the UK Network Enabled Airspace Defence & Surveillance (NEADS) programme NEADS is the future Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) programme which will replace Rapier missiles and introduce […]


Thales Launches RapidFire, Mobile Air Defence Gun System

Thales Launches RapidFire, Mobile Air Defence Gun System

At Eurosatory, Thales is unveiling RAPIDFire, a new multiweapon air defence system. RAPIDFire forms part of the recently launched new package of Advanced Air Defence solutions from Thales that incorporates everything from complete airspace security solutions, command and control, weapon […]


 
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