Air Defense

Sungur SHOARD System

Sungur SHOARD is developed by Turkish defense industry Roketsan. Sungur is Short Range Air Defense System, capable of tackling airborne targets at very low level. Sungur will enter in service with TAF (Turkish Armed Forces) in year 2020. Specifications Sungur is mobile...

Failure of India’s Swathi Weapon Locating Radar during Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict

Reports are emerging that Armenia bought Indian four Swathi Weapon Locating Radars (WLR) worth $40M USD in early 2020 and used them in the Azerbaijan-Armenia war of 2020. Each unit incurred critical system failures during actual combat. Apparently, the...

Korkut Self Propelled Air Defense Gun System

Korkut self-propelled air defense gun system, is ground based short-range air defense system developed and manufactured by Turkish Defense Industries Aselsan and FNSS. Its primary function is to replace obsolete M42 duster 40 mm gun system in Turkish inventory...

Hisar Surface to Air Missile System

Hisar as clear from its name, which means fort simultaneously in three major languages such Turkish, Arabic and Urdu, is air defense missile system developed and manufactured by Turkish defense giants Aselsan and Roketsan. Aselsan was responsible for design and...

Ensured Nuclear Strike: Indian Ballistic Missile Defense and Pakistani Countermeasures

>Ballistic Missile Defense encompasses all efforts employed to stop a tactical or strategic attack by a ballistic missile, but usually BMD is concerned with missiles armed with nuclear weapons. >A ballistic missile is a missile which follows a ballistic trajectory...

Surface to Air Weapon Systems

There are many different types of Air defense systems that are all designed do deal with different kinds of threats at different ranges and height. This lesson will give you a basic overview of the main types of modern...

Russia’s Pantsir S-1 Air Defense System

When we talk about Air Defense in modern theater of warfare, SAMs (surface to air missiles) are one of most effective weapons against aerial threats as it can swiftly neutralize such threats at farther ranges. During cold war, both...

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