Anti-aircraft warfare

Jun 19, 2011 - 1:03 AM
The Arrow BMD (ballistic missile defense) system that now protects Israel was co-developed and produced by Boeing and Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI), b
Jun 19, 2011 - 1:02 AM
The Patriot air defense missile system was designed by Raytheon and first fielded in 1984.
U.S. Navy Aegis warships have been deployed to European waters to provide bal...
Jun 19, 2011 - 1:00 AM
Are the nations of Europe serious about comprehensive ballistic missile defense (BMD)? Or are they happy to let America provide the only effective shield
Nov 14, 2009 - 10:27 PM
Last year the production version of the Saab BAMSE (Bofors advanced missile system evaluation) entered service with the Swedish armed forces and now the co
Jun 15, 2009 - 4:32 AM
Italy’s Elettronica has entered the last phase of development of its directional infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) system for the anti-missile protection ma
Jul 3, 2008 - 6:23 AM
The statistics are sobering: as many as 700,000 anti-aircraft missiles for man-portable air defense systems (Manpads) have been manufactured since the 1970
Jan 4, 2008 - 11:19 AM
What is the realistic likelihood of your aircraft being targeted by a shoulder-launched surface-to-air missile (SAM) in the hands of a terrorist? After an
Nov 27, 2007 - 10:03 AM
Man-carried portable air defense systems (Manpads), also known as shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, in the hands of terrorists have a lot of people ve
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Nov 27, 2007 - 9:01 AM
For business jets operating in potentially hostile areas, Sweden’s Saab might soon offer some protection.
Oct 11, 2007 - 6:32 AM
Federal legislation introduced last month would require surface-to-air missile (SAM) protection, similar to that now used on military transport aircraft, o