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China to Receive First S-400 Systems In 2016

MOSCOW: First supplies of S-400 Triumph long-range anti-aircraft missile systems to China are planned no earlier than in a year or a year-and-a-half, a...
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Russia Sends Missiles to Syria to Protect Its Fighter Jets

The head of Russia's air force said Thursday the military has sent anti-aircraft missiles to Syria in order to protect the Russian planes that...

Russia develops heavy drone, promises S500 missile system by 2017

The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort,...

Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed

On Thursday, when a Malaysian Airlines plane was apparently shot down over Ukraine, a Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missile battery was operational in the region,...

Brazil Wants to Buy Russian Anti-Aircraft Weaponry

Brazil’s Defense Ministry intends to discuss purchasing air defense systems from Russia during talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev later this month, the...

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...

Anti-Aircraft Fire Erupts Over Tripoli as More Nations Enforce No-Fly Zone

Anti-aircraft fire has erupted over the Libyan capital, Tripoli, with at least one explosion shaking the city as more Western nations joined a coalition...

South Korea Investigates Scam Over Anti-Aircraft Guns

South Korea's defence ministry is investigating a US arms dealer and its local agency for supplying sub-standard parts for anti-aircraft guns safeguarding Seoul's skies,...

NKorea deploys anti-aircraft missiles as wargame tensions mount

Seoul: North Korea moved long-range anti-aircraft missiles close to the border with South Korea as tensions rose over the sinking of one of Seoul's...

Taliban don’t have stinger missiles: Gates

Washington: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Sunday dismissed reports that Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan use anti-aircraft stinger missiles similar to those directed against...