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Thursday 18 May 2023 - 22:17

Military Knowledge: Pantsir Short-Range Air Defense System

The Pantsir missile system is a self-propelled short-range air defense system that consists of a combination of surface-to-air missiles and anti-aircraft artillery. The Pantsir system, with NATO reporting name SA-22 Greyhound, is designed and manufactured by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau located in the city of Tula, Russia.

Friday 28 April 2023 - 12:17

Military Knowledge: Sevom Khordad Air Defense System

Sevom Khordad is an Iranian road-mobile long-range high-altitude defense missile system that has the ability to hunt targets up to 200 km. Sevom(3rd) Khordad system has become known as the “Vulture Hunter” after shooting down the advanced US RQ-4 Global Hawk drone near the Strait of Hormuz in the southern waters of Iran.

Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 21:27

Military Knowledge: Bavar-373 Long-Range Air Defense System

The Bavar-373 is the longest-range air defense missile system of the Iranian Armed Forces and is considered a strategic and very important achievement in the field of Iranian air defense systems. In its latest test, Bavar-373 detected a target at a range of more than 450 km by the optimized radar and tracked it at a range of about 405 km and hit and destroyed the target at a range of more than 300 km with the new Sayyad-4B missile.

Thursday 2 June 2022 - 08:33

Military Knowledge: STARStreak Anti-Aircraft Missile

Starstreak is a British short-range surface to air missile that can be used as a man-portable air-defence system (MANPADS) or in heavier systems, it is manufactured by Thales Air Defence in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is also known as Starstreak HVM (High Velocity Missile).

Monday 13 December 2021 - 16:38

Military Knowledge: 3M9 Missile

The 3M9 surface-to-air missile is the main missile of the SAM-6 air defense system, which is one of the most widely circulated air defense systems in history.