Thursday, April 22, 2021

Topic: air defense

U.S. Army awards contract to Lockheed Martin for new Stinger warheads

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, to supply fuzes warheads of the Stinger Man-Portable Air Defense System...

Rheinmetall assembles team to bid for future German air defense system

German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has assembled a team with Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG of Überlingen and Hensoldt Sensors GmbH of Taufkirchen to cooperate in a...

MBDA awarded first contract for new Albatros NG air defense system

European missile group MBDA has announced that it has been awarded the first contract for Albatros NG, a brand new CAMM-ER-based air defense system. As noted by the...

Israel successfully tests advanced version of Iron Dome defense system

Israel's Ministry of Defense announced that the Israel Missile Defense Organization and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have completed a successful series of flight tests of a new...

Myanmar orders troubled Pantsir-S1 air defense system

Russian state media reported on Friday that Myanmar’s Armed Forces has ordered a once formidable Pantsir-S1 (NATO reporting name SA-22 Greyhound) air defense system. The Russian state-run TASS...

Israel deploys missile defense batteries around the southern city of Eilat

The Israel Defense Forces have deployed its Iron Dome and Patriot missile defense batteries around the southern city of Eilat amid concerns over an attack by Iran...

Polish Army receives first PILICA anti-aircraft missile system

Poland’s minister of national defense Mariusz Błaszczak said Friday that the first PILICA anti-air missile and artillery system (PSR-A) has been officially handed over to the 3rd Air...

Russia reportedly conducts test of anti-satellite missile

The United States Space Command has reported that Russia has conducted a test of a direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile. On Wednesday, the service press release said that Russia...

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