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Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. Putin’s visit is part of an ambitious Latin American tour that has already […]


Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract

Poland said Monday it had shortlisted US manufacturer Raytheon and French-led consortium Eurosam as bidders for a contract to build its air defence system, which local media say is worth $7.9 billion. The defence ministry said in a statement it […]


Selex to Upgrade NATO Radars in Turkey

Selex to Upgrade NATO Radars in Turkey

Selex ES has signed a contract worth approximately 12 million Euros with the NATO support agency NSPA to modernise three RAT 31 DL three-dimensional air defence radar systems. The radars are currently in active service in Turkey following a contract […]


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 […]


 
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