Post Tagged with: "surface-to-air missile"
While the first VL MICA naval surface-to-air defence systems are being delivered to customers, the production of VL MICA land systems for an export customer is in full swing ready for deliveries starting in 2012. In this respect, the equipment produced and assembled in MBDA’s facilities in France has been deployed at a French Air [...]
The MANTA system, a solution developed by Indra to protect aircraft from surface-to-air missile attacks, was tested by NATO with positive results. The system passed the tests during the recent EMBOW trials, which consist of exercises conducted by the Atlantic Alliance, an entity that has studied threats to air platforms and countermeasure technologies for over [...]
Official military media for the first time acknowledged Monday that China’s new land-based mid-range Surface to Air Missile (SAM) system has reached operational capability. Military observers say that deployment of this missile system will boost China’s air defense capability. The new SAM system, dubbed by foreign media as the Hongqi-16, or Red Flag-16, has been [...]
The South Korean Navy is planning to load man-portable Surface to Air Missiles (SAM), so-called Mistral, to all patrol boats in operation in due order to use them in antiaircraft and antiship defense purpose. “The Navy will load Mistrals onto patrol boats that are deployed in the Yellow Sea [near the Northern Limit Line] starting [...]
Lancaster PA: Micro Systems has achieved a significant milestone on the Korea Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (KMSAM) program. Working as a key team member with Composite Engineering, the company has integrated its MONTAGE ground control station with the CEi developed BQM-167i high performance aerial target. In early May, 2009, the Korean missile successfully [...]
MOSCOW: Russia has not supplied new shoulder-fired surface-to-air missile systems to Venezuela, a Russian defense industry expert said on Monday. The Associated Press quoted President Hugo Chavez as saying Sunday that Venezuela had acquired Russian-made surface-to-air missiles and announced the creation of an elite military unit trained to use the new weapons. Chavez did not [...]