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Latvia orders short-range air defence systems from Saab

Swedish defence company Saab has received orders for the RBS 70 NG ground-based air defence system and the Giraffe 1X radar from the Latvian Ministry of Defence. Deliveries will begin in 2022. The Giraffe 1X...

Germany approves sale of RCH 155 howitzers to Ukraine

The German government has agreed to the sale of 18 RCH-155 self-propelled howitzers, following a Ukrainian request two months ago. German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported that the contract for the supply of 18 RCH...

Saab’s MSHORAD System in successful live firing demo

Swedish defence company Saab has conducted the first Mobile Short-Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) live system firing for an audience of various national delegations. In a series of firings, the system identified, tracked and engaged...

Poland orders K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers

South Korean aerospace and defense company Hanwha Defense signed a contract on August 26 to supply K9 Thunder Self-Propelled Howitzers (SPHs) to Poland. The contract valued at around $2.4 billion, is the first phase of...

Slovakia transferred S-300 air defence system to Ukraine

Slovakia has donated an S-300 air defence system to Ukraine Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger confirmed on 8 April. Videos posted on Twitter show an S-300PMU battery being transported on a train in...

UK to deploy Sky Sabre air defence system to Poland

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace announced the deployment of the Sky Sabre air defence system while visiting his Polish counterpart in Warsaw on Thursday. 100 troops from the Royal Artillery will also deploy to...

UK plans to deliver Starstreak air-defence system to Ukraine

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said UK is exploring donating Starstreak anti-air missiles to Ukraine. Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Wallace said Ukraine's anti-air capability 'needs strengthening' because Russian forces are 'changing...

Raytheon wins U.S. Army Patriot radar replacement competition

Raytheon Company announced 17 October that it has been selected to provide the US Army with their next-generation, 360-degree capable radar - the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). Raytheon will receive more...
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