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The trajectory of Russia’s national policy combined with its on-going rearmament programme poses a growing threat to security in the Euro-Atlantic. Russian actions in Georgia in 2008, Ukraine since 2014, and the scale and scope of its ‘snap’ military exercises, especial...
Colonel Fabian Ochsner recently discussed and addressed some challenging questions on the past, the present and the future of the air and missile defence domain with Defence IQ. Here's a transcript of what he had to say... How much has the air and missile defence fi...
The first ever ‘International Symposium on Air Defense’ (ISAD 2020+) was organised from 17 to 20 April 2011 by the Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) in collaboration with Defense IQ, under the personal patronage of HRH Crown-Prince Sultan Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud,...
Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, comprising land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) and air-launched cruise missiles, constitute the core of its armed forces. Moreover, Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, in...
We are pleased to announce that Lieutenant General Mike Hostage, Commander, United States Air Force Central Command, will share the long-term role of the United States Air Force in the region in creating anintegrated air defence umbrella at The 2nd Air & Missile D...
Conventional Air-Defence, as has been utilised for the last 50 – 60 years, is changing; the new concept brings together all aspects of air- defence including anti-satellite (also known as anti-space), anti-ballistic missile, anti-air (long-range), anti-air (medium-ran...
Russia’s Long Range Aviation Command (LRA) has assumed an increasingly prominent role in recent years, commencing with the resumption of regular bomber patrols in August 2007, and particularly through the course of 2014/2015, as Russia’s resurgence has adopted a distinc...
The capability to defend a specific territorial space from attack by missiles, rockets, artillery, mortars and air breathing threats is clearly crucial for modern militaries. The challenge remains however to implement a fully integrated air and missile defence system...
In one of the most significant European missile defence developments in recent years, the Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defence facility at the Deveselu facility in Romania was declared operational on 12 May.
UPDATE: Listen to a podcast from the author Nick Young here. Click this link for insight on what this world-class air defence system brings to the party, how it compares to other platforms currently available, and its future capabilities.
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