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Turkmenistan Acquired China’s QW-2 MANPADS

Turkmenistan has been confirmed as a buyer for China's QW-2 man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS). On January 11, 2018, the dissident media outlet Chronicles of...

Russia Starts Marketing New Verba MANPADS Globally

Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation, begins active promotion to the international market of the newest Russian-made man-portable air defence missile system...

Aviation security endangered by spread of missiles: study

The spread of portable anti-aircraft missiles in the Middle East and North Africa could pose a threat to aviation security if the weapons fall...

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides ‘unlimited rounds’ against MANPADS

The Army expects later this year to reach a Milestone B decision with its laser-based common infrared countermeasures, or CIRCM, defense system program. The CIRCM...

Saab Signs Contract for RBS 70 with Brazilian Army

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the...

MOD Personnel Help Secure Libyan Portable Air Defence Systems

MOD personnel deployed in Libya to make safe man-operated portable air defence systems (MANPADS) have now returned to the UK. The military and civilian personnel,...

5,000 surface-to-air missiles secured in Libya: US

A top US official said on Sunday that a team of US and Libyan bomb disposal experts has secured about 5,000 surface-to-air missiles stockpiled...

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...

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...

Air National Guard to Evaluate Guardian Anti-Missile System

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Air National Guard have initiated modifications to a KC-135 air refueling aircraft in preparation for the Operational Utility Evaluation...