Sophisticated Russian S-400 missiles for Iran under new military pact, S-300s for Egypt, Syria, Hizballah

DEBKAfile

The cash-strapped Russians have become less choosy these days about clients for their prized S-300 defensive systems and even more advanced S-400 missiles. They are now ready to sell the former – not just to Iran, but also to Egypt, […]

Upgrading Israel’s Iron Dome with swarmware

Jerusalem Post

If the summer war with Hamas in Gaza proved anything, it was the role the Iron Dome anti-missile system played in minimizing civilian deaths in Israel and keeping the war from escalating in response to greater casualties. But while Israel enjoyed the tactical advantage afforded by this technological marvel, Hamas, for its part, wasn’t just sitting idly by. It was learning how to beat it.

New defense system can intercept missiles beyond Israel’s borders

i24 News

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems says IAF prepping to accept the system, jointly developed with US firm Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has developed a system that is capable of intercepting rockets and missiles beyond Israel’s borders a senior official told […]

An Iranian long-range shore-to-sea missile called Qader (Capable) is launched during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman's shore

Sanctions, sabotage, science delay Iran’s missile program

Al-Monitor

An Iranian long-range shore-to-sea missile called Qader (Capable) is launched during the Velayat-90 war game on the Sea of Oman’s shore near the Strait of Hormuz, Jan. 2, 2012.  (photo by REUTERS/Jamejamonline/Ebrahim Norouzi) While attention has focused on curbing Iran’s […]

Israel’s David’s Sling missile defense system set to begin advanced trials

XinhuaNet

JERUSALEM, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) – Israel’s U.S.-funded David’s Sling missile defense system is about to be deployed for an intensive trial period before becoming operational, the military said. The system, jointly developed by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. and […]