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Israel to deploy more ‘Iron Dome’ anti-rocket systems

Israel to deploy more ‘Iron Dome’ anti-rocket systems

Israel is planning to deploy four more batteries of its “Iron Dome” short-range missile defense system, Defence Minister Ehud Barak said on Sunday. Speaking on military radio, Barak said: “With the financial help of the Americans, we hope to equip […]


British Submarine Launch Strikes On Libyan Air Defense Systems

British Submarine Launch Strikes On Libyan Air Defense Systems

A Royal Navy submarine has launched further missile strikes against Libyan air defence targets as part of coordinated coalition action in support of enforcing UN Resolution 1973. In a statement, the Chief of the Defence Staff’s Strategic Communications Officer, Major […]


Russia To Revamp Air Defense With S-400, Pantsir-S Systems

Russia To Revamp Air Defense With S-400, Pantsir-S Systems

All air defense regiments in the Russian Armed Forces will be equipped with advanced S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S missile systems by 2020, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Monday. “We are planning to revamp our air defense network. All air […]


MEADS System Integration Begins at Italian Test Site

MEADS System Integration Begins at Italian Test Site

A Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) launcher and BMC4I Tactical Operations Center (TOC) have entered system test and integration at Pratica di Mare (PdM) Air Force Base in Italy. This milestone marks the first integration tests involving two completed […]


Anti-Aircraft Fire Erupts Over Tripoli as More Nations Enforce No-Fly Zone

Anti-Aircraft Fire Erupts Over Tripoli as More Nations Enforce No-Fly Zone

Anti-aircraft fire has erupted over the Libyan capital, Tripoli, with at least one explosion shaking the city as more Western nations joined a coalition enforcing a U.N.-authorized no-fly zone over Libya. The anti-aircraft fire and explosion were heard in Tripoli […]


Operation Takes Aim at Libyan Air Defenses

Operation Takes Aim at Libyan Air Defenses

Coalition members fired 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Libya’s integrated air and missile defense system today as a precursor to setting up a no-fly zone over the country, Pentagon officials said. In Brazil, where he is on the first leg […]


British forces strike against Libya air defences: MoD

British forces strike against Libya air defences: MoD

British forces on Sunday took part in a “co-ordinated strike against Libyan air defence systems”, the country’s military said. “I can confirm that British armed forces have participated in another co-ordinated strike against Libyan air defence systems,” Chief of Defence […]


Russian Army To Receive Advanced Weaponry

Russian Army To Receive Advanced Weaponry

The Russian Ground Forces will start receiving a number of advanced weapons in 2011, including modernized S-300V4 air defense missile systems, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. “Starting in 2011, the Ground Forces will receive modernized S-300V4 and Buk-M2 medium-range […]


Russia says S-300 deliveries to Venezuela delayed

Russia says S-300 deliveries to Venezuela delayed

Deliveries of S-300 missile defense systems to Venezuela have been delayed, but will go ahead, an official at Rosoboronexport, Russia’s state-owned arms export monopoly, said on Tuesday. In November, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that Russia had agreed to lend […]


 
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