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F-16s to strengthen Iraqi air defense, partnership with U.S.

F-16s to strengthen Iraqi air defense, partnership with U.S.

During a press conference Nov. 8 the commander of the Iraqi air force said Iraq’s purchase of 18 F-16C Fighting Falcons, for their future air defense, will encourage and strengthen the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Iraq. In September, […]


Russia to build 2 plants for S-500 air defense systems

Russia to build 2 plants for S-500 air defense systems

Russia’s Almaz-Antey concern will build two plants to manufacture formidable S-500 air defense systems, Chief of the General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said. “We gave Almaz-Antey two years to build two plants, which will manufacture new S-500 air defense missile […]


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 […]


Russia may sell air defense systems, helicopters to Saudi Arabia

Russia may sell air defense systems, helicopters to Saudi Arabia

Russia is close to signing new contracts with Saudi Arabia on the export of helicopters and air defense missiles systems in addition to recent arms deals with Riyadh, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Monday. “Rosoboronexport has already signed a […]


Oman Requests Air-Defense Missile Package

Oman Requests Air-Defense Missile Package

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Oct. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Oman for AVENGER Fire Units, STINGER Missiles and Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missiles, as well associated equipment, parts, training […]


US team seeking missing missiles in Libya

US team seeking missing missiles in Libya

The United States has a team of experts on the ground in Libya helping the authorities find missing surface-to-air missiles that could threaten civil aviation, a US official said Friday. Andrew Shapiro, assistant secretary of state for political and military […]


Iran says still puzzled over scrapped arms deal with Russia

Iran says still puzzled over scrapped arms deal with Russia

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has expressed again its surprise over Russia’s decision to scrap a deal to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Tehran but said this was unlikely to affect relations between the two countries. “Matters of this kind […]


Development of S-500 air defense systems behind schedule – paper

Development of S-500 air defense systems behind schedule – paper

The development of Russia’s formidable S-500 air defense system is lagging behind schedule by at least two years, the Izvestia daily said on Wednesday citing a defense industry source. According to the source, the first prototypes will be ready and […]


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 […]


 
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