Air Defense

June 1, 2021

Royal Navy ships from Portsmouth use artificial intelligence to defend against missile attack for the first time

The News: Leading-edge software is being tested by two Portsmouth-based warships at sea against live missiles during the largest exercise

May 27, 2021

Taiwan Navy to deploy new air defense missile system in August

Taiwan News: The Sea Sword II air defense missile system has passed live-fire trials, completed operational evaluations, and is ready

May 27, 2021

French Navy Horizon Air Defense Destroyer Intercepts Supersonic Target

Naval News: According to the French Navy, the crew of first ship-in-class Forbin intercepted the sea skimming target flying at

May 26, 2021

Readiness woes: US Army should embrace new tech for base defense

DefenseNews: U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville recently earned headlines for admitting the service’s 2022 budget challenges will

May 26, 2021

Army releases fielding requirements for M-SHORAD battalions

InsideDefense.com: Each battalion of the Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense will include 40 M-SHORAD vehicles, along with roughly 270 additional ground

May 24, 2021

U.S. Air Force set to award $490M contract to counter small drones

DefenseNews: By the end of this fiscal year, one company could rake in a contract worth up to $490 million

May 21, 2021

Air National Guard units support Formidable Shield exercise

Air National Guard: U.S. Air National Guard units from Iowa, Maine and Ohio are participating in the multinational missile defense

May 21, 2021

U.S. Navy Exercises Option For Its Second Guided Missile Frigate

Naval News: The future USS Congress (FFG 63) will be built at FMM’s shipyard in Marinette, Wisc. where preparations are

May 20, 2021

U.S. Army tackles enduring system to counter both drone and cruise missile threats

DefenseNews: The U.S. Army is on a path to choose an enduring system that will counter both drone and cruise

May 20, 2021

NATO warships start major air and missile defence exercise

NATO – News: Europe’s biggest and most complex air and missile exercise gets underway on Saturday (15 May 2021) with