Post Tagged with: "Anti-Missile System"
Russia has launched a military partnership project with its Cold War ally Cuba, amid rising tensions over US plans to deploy an anti-missile system in Europe. Russian contractors are to supply production equipment for manufacturing 7.62-mm rifle rounds, Kommersant daily reports. Cuban arms plant called Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara will also receive a license and [...]
The Magic Wand mid-range anti-missile system could be operational in the next few years The Magic Wand mid-range anti-missile system will soon undergo a full test and could become operational within the next few years, Pini Yungman of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems said at the 2011 Military and Aviation Conference on Tuesday (May 31). The [...]
Israel on Sunday stationed the first batteries of its “Iron Dome” short-range missile defence system in the south of the country, but stressed the initial deployment was experimental. The unique multi-million dollar system was stationed outside the southern city of Beersheva, days after it was hit by several rockets fired from the Gaza Strip amid [...]
Northrop Grumman, in partnership with the Air National Guard’s 190th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), has announced the completion of the first round of flight testing with the company’s Guardian System anti-missile technology onboard a KC-135 air refueling aircraft. “To date we have conducted airworthiness flight tests and several air refueling test sorties. The feedback from [...]
Jerusalem, Israel: While intelligence assessments consistently paint a grim portrait of thousands of missiles and rockets showering down on Israel’s civilian population and infrastructure in the future, the Jewish state unveils its next-generation missile-defense system. Arrow III, an interceptor designed to knock out ballistic missiles, has until now been shrouded in secrecy. A full-scale model [...]