Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Topic: air defense

Germany predicts first IRIS-T SLM delivery to Ukraine in October

German Ambassador to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen said that Germany can deliver the first IRIS-T SLM medium-range surface-to-air defense systems to Ukraine in this October. In an interview at the...

Saab conducts live-fire test of MSHORAD system

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab announced on Monday it has conducted the first Mobile Short-Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) live system firing for an audience of various...

Ukraine receives more Gepard anti-aircraft systems amid Russian invasion

Over the past week, Germany handed over four more Gepard Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun (SPAAG) to Ukraine, according to the German government. According to a press release from the...

Russia uses Soviet-era air defense missiles to engage ground targets

British military intelligence says Russian troops using Soviet-era S-300 surface-to-air missiles to engage ground targets in Ukraine. "Russia has increased its use of air defense missiles in a...

US Marines tests prototype of new air defense system

The U.S. Marine Corps announced last week that it successfully tested the Medium Range Intercept Capability (MRIC) prototype. According to a press release from Program Executive Officer Land...

UK deploys Sky Sabre air defense system to Poland

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak confirmed Thursday that the British Sky Sabre air defense system has already arrived in Poland. "The British Sky Sabre Air Defence System...

Ukraine may soon get advanced, mid-range air defense system

The US government appears close to sending an advanced,medium-range air defense system to Ukraine, according to a report by CNN Monday. A source familiar with the decision told CNN...

NATO deploys Patriot system to Slovakia amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The Dutch-German Patriot detachment deployed to Sliač Air Base, Slovakia, has undergone training drills to integrate with NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence Command and Control System. “The...

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