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Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

Inside the Improved Moving Target Simulator, Fort Sill’s newest Avenger crew members are encapsulated in training necessary to take down enemy aerial targets. The Improved Moving Target Simulator, or IMTS, is a high-tech simulator that recently underwent renovations from its […]


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 […]


Denel Tests Extended-Range Umkhonto Surface to Air Missile

Denel Tests Extended-Range Umkhonto Surface to Air Missile

This was the first live-fire tests carried out on the land-based launcher of the Umkhonto SAM, developed by Denel’s guided weapons division, Denel Dynamics. The tests were conducted, recently, at the Denel Overberg Test Range on the southern tip of […]


MBDA Prepares VL MICA Land Systems for Delivery

MBDA Prepares VL MICA Land Systems for Delivery

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 […]


NATO Tests MANTA System, Aircraft Protection Solution Against MANPADS

NATO Tests MANTA System, Aircraft Protection Solution Against MANPADS

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 […]


New Surface to Air Missile Ready for Action: PLA

New Surface to Air Missile Ready for Action: PLA

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 […]


South Korean Navy to Operate Mistral Missiles on Patrol Boats

South Korean Navy to Operate Mistral Missiles on Patrol Boats

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 […]


KMSAM Program Achieves Significant Milestone

KMSAM Program Achieves Significant Milestone

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 […]


Military expert denies Russia selling new missiles to Venezuela

Military expert denies Russia selling new missiles to Venezuela

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 […]


 
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