Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Topic: air defense

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...

Japan express concern about Russian deployment of S-300 missile systems to disputed islands

Japan is concerned about the deployment of Russian S-300V4 surface surface-to-air missile systems on a disputed chain of Kuril islands in the North Pacific. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu...

Hungary selects NASAMS air defense system

The Hungarian Armed Forces will buy National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System, better known as NASAMS, according to the office of the commissioner for defense development. According...

South Korean Air Force receives first Cheongung-II missile defense systems

South Korean arms maker LIG Nex1 has announced that it has delivered the first battery of the Cheongung II medium-range surface-to-air missile systems to the Republic of...

Russia plans to complete S-500 missile system development in 2021

Russia plans to complete the development of its latest S-500 mobile air defense and anti-ballistic missile system in 2021, the Krasnaya Zvezda news agency reported. "It should be...

Russia successfully tests new anti-ballistic missile system

The Russian military said Tuesday it has successfully test-fired a new missile of the country’s anti-ballistic missile (ABM) defense system at the Sary-Shagan proving ground in Kazakhstan. "The...

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China develops multiple rocket launcher that hides in container

A Chinese company has developed the new multiple rocket launcher with cruise missiles and unitary rockets that hide in a container. The new container missile system will display at the...

Russian Navy deploys stealth patrol vessel to Syria

The Russian Navy had deployed its latest patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev to the naval base at Tartus on the north Syrian coast. The Project...

Excalibur Army unveils new 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer

Czech defense contractor EXCALIBUR ARMY officially unveiled its new 155mm 8x8 wheeled self-propelled howitzer called the DITA. "What you see in the picture is a...

Ukraine’s Motor Sich awarded $800 million contract to support Chinese JL-10 trainer fleet

Ukrainian manufacturer of jet engines Motor Sich has agreed to a record $800 million contract with People's Liberation Army for turbofan AI-322 engine production, according...

U.S. Army to buy general-purpose and hardened penetration bombs

The U.S. Army Contracting Command announced in a Jan. 14 notice posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website that Army is looking to buy...