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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, 30 May 2022 - 08:53

Military Knowledge: Ababil-2 Reconnaissance and Suicide Drone

The Ababil-2 drone is a target, reconnaissance and suicide drone. Ababil-2, which was initially produced with a reconnaissance and target mission, was later defined as a suicide drone and is now at the disposal of the Iranian Armed Forces with this mission. The Ababil series started operating in 1987. Ababil-1 was also used as a […]

Saturday, 21 May 2022 - 12:47

Military Knowledge: Javelin FGM-148 anti-tank missile

The FGM-148 Javelin is an advanced US-made man-portable anti-tank missile system with “fire-and-forget” feature. The Javelin missile is developed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin and Raytheon for the United States Army and Marine Corps. The mid-range version of this missile has been in production since 1994 and the first Javelins were deployed with US Army units in 1996 And is constantly being upgraded. This missile has replaced the M47 Dragon anti-tank missile in the US Army since 2001.

Saturday, 14 May 2022 - 06:39

Military Knowledge: M141 Bunker Defeat Munition

M141 or SMAW-D (“Disposable”), is a single-shot, shoulder-launched weapon designed to defeat hardened structures. The weapon was designed as a modification of the United States Marine Corps Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW) to fill the void in the United States Army inventory of a “bunker buster” weapon. The SMAW-D operates on the principle that the […]

Saturday, 23 April 2022 - 10:24

Military Knowledge: Spice-guided bomb

SPICE Bombs, which stands for Smart, Precise Impact, Cost-Effective, is an Israeli electro-optical/GPS-guided guidance kit that converts air-droppable unguided bombs into precision-guided bombs by mounting them on unguided air bombs.

Thursday, 21 April 2022 - 11:06

Military Knowledge: R-360 Neptune anti-ship cruise missile

R-360 Neptune is a Ukrainian anti-ship cruise missile developed by the Luch Design Bureau. Neptune’s design is based on the Soviet Kh-35 anti-ship missile, with substantially improved range and electronics, longer body with more fuel, larger booster, and some other modifications. The Neptune missile was officially unveiled in 2015 at the Defense Exhibition in Kyiv […]

Tuesday, 19 April 2022 - 17:56

Military Knowledge: Switchblade Loitering Munition

Switchblade drones are a type of miniature loitering munition developed by AeroVironment specifically for the US military. The dimensions of these drones are so small that they can be carried in a backpack. The Switchblade launches from a tube, flies to the target area, and crashes into its target while detonating its explosive warhead. The […]

Thursday, 7 April 2022 - 19:33

Military Knowledge: Orlan-10 Reconnaissance Drone

The Orlan-10 is a Russian reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle designed by the Special Technology Center (Специальный Технологический Центр) in Saint Petersburg for the Russian Armed Forces. Orlan-10 has been in the service since 2010.

Wednesday, 6 April 2022 - 18:25

Military Knowledge: FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS

The FIM-92 Stinger is a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) that operates as an infrared homing surface-to-air missile. FIM-92 Stinger can be used in a wide range of vehicles and ground and helicopter launchers. The Stinger was designed in the United States by General Dynamics and entered service in 1981 and has been used in more […]

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 - 23:28

Military Knowledge: Kalibr Cruise Missile

The 3M-54 and 3M-14 Kaliber cruise missiles are a family of Russian-made sea, land and air-launched strategic and tactical cruise missiles designed to strike a variety of targets on land and sea with high precision.