Air Defense

March 5, 2021

Israelis Push New Missile For Patriot Launchers: SkyCeptor

Breaking Defense:   The U.S. Army is studying the Israeli SkyCeptor interceptor as an option for mid-tier air and missile

March 4, 2021

MBDA awarded first contract for new Albatros NG air defense system

Defence Blog:   European missile group MBDA has announced that it has been awarded the first contract for Albatros NG,

March 1, 2021

Saudi Arabia has intercepted 526 drones, 346 ballistic missiles so far: Spokesperson

Al Arabiya English:   No country other than Saudi Arabia has intercepted this many ballistic missiles and drones, Arab Coalition

March 1, 2021

Saudi air defenses intercept five Houthi drones and ballistic missile over Riyadh

The National:   A missile launched at Saudi Arabia’s capital by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels was intercepted on Saturday night.

February 25, 2021

NAVCENT Ships Exercise Air Defense Capabilities with Army and Air Force Counterparts

DVIDS:   The guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) and guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) participated

February 23, 2021

UAE to Supply First Air Missile Defense to Germany’s Rheinmetall

BNN Bloomberg:   The United Arab Emirates said it will supply its first locally manufactured air defense missiles to German

February 23, 2021

American Avenger Air Defense Systems Reportedly Spotted On A Highway Linking Iraq And Syria

The Drive:   Pictures have appeared on social media that reportedly show trucks carrying Avenger short-range air defense systems on

February 22, 2021

U.S., Japan Begin Joint Military Drills after China Enters Japanese Waters

Newsweek:   The U.S. and Japan have kicked off computer-based naval drills focused on ballistic missiles defense days after Chinese

February 22, 2021

Second test of Air Force’s drone-killing laser may start later this year   Further experiments in directed energy weapons — which use of lasers and microwaves to intercept hostile airborne objects

February 17, 2021

State Department approves possible $197M missile sale to Egypt   The State Department approved a possible $197 million deal Tuesday to sell RIM‑116C Rolling Airframe Missiles Block 2