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Iran downs US drone, threatens reprisal: reports

Iran downs US drone, threatens reprisal: reports

Iran’s military said it shot down a US Army drone inside its territory near the Afghan and Pakistani borders on Sunday, and threatened to retaliate for the violation, Iranian media reported. The NATO-led military force in Afghanistan said the drone […]


Russian arms in US backyard: Back in Cuba

Russian arms in US backyard: Back in Cuba

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 […]


India Addresses Shortage of Radars in Air Force

India Addresses Shortage of Radars in Air Force

The capability build-up of Indian Air Force (IAF) envisages procurement of radars of various classes. The induction of these systems along with network centricity is aimed at a gap-free Air Defence cover along the Eastern and Western borders. The Court […]


Russian air defenses can counter ‘even hypersonic missiles’

Russian air defenses can counter ‘even hypersonic missiles’

Russia’s air defense system will have the capability to intercept any type of missiles, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Tuesday. “The integration of [aerospace defense] systems will make it possible to intercept any targets at any speed, including hypersonic […]


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 […]


 
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