Air defense 2022, December

What will be the Joint Regional Air Defense System of Russia and Tajikistan

What will be the Joint Regional Air Defense System of Russia and Tajikistan

S-300PS launchers at the 201st base in Tajikistan Russia and Tajikistan are planning to create a Joint Regional Air Defense System (ORS air defense). It is proposed to unite the air defense of the two countries through common control loops, which will have a positive effect on their potential and overall

Unique and forgotten: the birth of the Soviet missile defense system. BESM against Strela

Unique and forgotten: the birth of the Soviet missile defense system. BESM against Strela

Let's go back to Lebedev's adventures in Moscow. He went there not as a savage, but at the invitation of the aforementioned M.A. The Institute of Precision Mechanics and Computer Science was originally organized in 1948 to calculate

Unique and forgotten: the birth of the Soviet missile defense

Unique and forgotten: the birth of the Soviet missile defense

Scheme of the modern American system PRO If you ask anyone what area of ​​science and technology in the USSR was the most resource-intensive and was at its peak, required the infusion of astronomical funds and, in the end, failed, which indirectly contributed to the collapse of the Soviet idea as such

Anti-missile 53T6M against the background of modernization of missile defense

Anti-missile 53T6M against the background of modernization of missile defense

On April 26, the Ministry of Defense announced the next test launch of a new interceptor missile from the strategic missile defense system. The official announcements about this event, as always, are not very detailed, but it is clear that it is of great importance for

Air defense system of North America (part of 3)

Air defense system of North America (part of 3)

In 1957, within the framework of a bilateral agreement signed by the governments of the United States and Canada, the joint American-Canadian Air Defense Command of the North American continent (NORAD - North American Air Defense Command) was created. At the time of its creation, NORAD was in charge of the actions of the Command

Preventing the Soviets from Breaking Through: Turkey's Air Defense Systems during the Cold War

Preventing the Soviets from Breaking Through: Turkey's Air Defense Systems during the Cold War

Turkey's air defense system. After joining the North Atlantic Alliance in 1952, an intensive upgrade of the ground-based air defense systems of the Republic of Turkey began. As with fighter aircraft, anti-aircraft artillery, anti-aircraft missile systems and radars were mostly

The concept of the anti-aircraft complex "Kilchen" (Ukraine)

The concept of the anti-aircraft complex "Kilchen" (Ukraine)

The Ukrainian industry has begun the development of a promising long-range anti-aircraft missile system for use in object air defense. The "Kilchen" project offers a number of interesting solutions and ideas that can positively affect the combat qualities of the complex. However, there is every reason for

"Thor" in his prime

"Thor" in his prime

35 years ago, on March 18, 1986, the Air Defense Forces of the Ground Forces adopted the Tor air defense system (according to the then classification - SAM) "Tor". The head developer of the "Tor" air defense missile system was the Research Electromechanical Institute (the chief designer of the complex was V.P. Efremov, the chief designer of the combat

S-300V universal anti-aircraft missile system

S-300V universal anti-aircraft missile system

The need to develop the S-300V air defense system (anti-aircraft missile system) was mainly determined by the desire to provide cover for important facilities of the Ground Forces from the strike of the enemy's operational-tactical and tactical ballistic missiles

"Iron Dome" in Operation Wall Guardian

"Iron Dome" in Operation Wall Guardian

On the evening of May 10, local time, Palestinian armed formations once again began shelling Israeli territory with the use of unguided rockets of various types, homemade and factory made. To protect their cities, infrastructure and population, the Israel Defense Forces

US begins to deploy SAM M-SHORAD

US begins to deploy SAM M-SHORAD

One of the M-SHORAD vehicles handed over to the 5-4 ADA, the U.S. Army begins the planned re-equipment of the military air defense units. One of these divisions received the first batch of M-SHORAD self-propelled anti-aircraft missile and gun systems. In the near future, the equipment will pass an experienced military

SM-6 against hypersound: possible prospects for the development of US missile defense

SM-6 against hypersound: possible prospects for the development of US missile defense

Launch of a rocket complex "Avangard". In the United States, this system is considered a threat to security Leading countries are currently developing promising hypersonic weapons, and are also working on issues of protection against such threats. A new proposal is being discussed in the US right now

Turkish medium-range air defense system Hisar-O goes into series

Turkish medium-range air defense system Hisar-O goes into series

The means of the Hisar-O complex. Graphics Aselsan Turkey continues to develop its own anti-aircraft missile systems, and the next sample of this kind is approaching adoption. At the beginning of March, it was announced about the successful testing of the Hisar-O medium-range air defense system, designed for

Troops will receive a complex for detection and counteraction to unmanned aerial vehicles RLK-MC "Valdai"

Troops will receive a complex for detection and counteraction to unmanned aerial vehicles RLK-MC "Valdai"

Complex RLK-MC "Valdai" in the stowed position To combat small-sized unmanned aerial vehicles in our country, a new radar complex 117Zh6 RLK-MC "Valdai" has been created. To date, this product has passed all the necessary checks and tests, according to the results of which

What are the US forces using microplanes for? And does Russia need them

What are the US forces using microplanes for? And does Russia need them

The first aircraft, the Bede BD-5 micro, was developed in the late 1960s in the United States by aircraft designer Jim Bede. the era of development of rocket technology challenge

UMTK 9F6021 "Adjutant" - a universal target-training complex of a new generation

UMTK 9F6021 "Adjutant" - a universal target-training complex of a new generation

We talk with Igor Anatolyevich, Director of the Target Complexes project of the IEMZ Kupol (part of the Almaz-Antey Concern East Kazakhstan) Ivanov. - Even before

Active air defense module Rheinmetall Skyranger 30

Active air defense module Rheinmetall Skyranger 30

In recent years, the topic of combating small-sized air targets - precision weapons or unmanned aerial vehicles - has acquired particular importance. Rheinmetall Air Defense offers a new prototype to meet these challenges. Developed a universal combat module Skyranger 30

ZRPK PSR-A Pilica for the Polish army

ZRPK PSR-A Pilica for the Polish army

Self-propelled missile launcher Pilica on 18 December, the Polish armed forces received the first battery of PSR-A Pilica anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems. The production of this equipment has started, and new deliveries are expected in the coming years. With the help of such complexes, the Polish army intends

Modernization continues: missile defense system A-135 in 2020

Modernization continues: missile defense system A-135 in 2020

Radar station "Don-2N" Currently, the defense industry and the armed forces continue to modernize the anti-missile defense system of Moscow and the Central Industrial Region A-135 "Amur". Various activities are carried out to update, replace and test the components of this system, and in

SAM "Tor-M2" repelled a massive raid during exercises in the Astrakhan region

SAM "Tor-M2" repelled a massive raid during exercises in the Astrakhan region

In addition to the traditional target systems of military air defense, to create a complex target environment, the newest universal target-training complex "Adjutant" was used, which includes a wide range of simulators of various air attack weapons (from helicopters to cruise missiles)

Anti-aircraft missile 9M333. The future for the Strela-10 air defense system

Anti-aircraft missile 9M333. The future for the Strela-10 air defense system

Rocket and TPK at the exhibition Arsenals of the military air defense will soon be replenished with new ammunition. The tests of the promising 9M333 anti-aircraft guided missile for the Strela-10 series of complexes have been successfully completed. In addition, the serial production of such products has already been established in the interests of

Developers of ZRPK IM-SHORAD face problems

Developers of ZRPK IM-SHORAD face problems

Variants of ZRPK IM-SHORAD on different chassis. Photo Leonardo DRS Since last year, General Dynamics Land Systems and Leonardo DRS, together with the US Army, are testing the promising IM-SHORAD (Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense) anti-aircraft missile and cannon system. Part of the checks

Iran is modernizing the long-range air defense system "Bavar-373"

Iran is modernizing the long-range air defense system "Bavar-373"

Components of the air defense system "Bavar-373" mod. 2019 Photo by PressTV During this event, the calculations of all the main modern anti-aircraft systems of the Iranian army and the Guard Corps demonstrated their skills

Anti-aircraft artillery complex Korkut in the ranks and in battle

Anti-aircraft artillery complex Korkut in the ranks and in battle

Means of the Korkut complex. Photo by ASELSAN The ground forces of Turkey have a large number of various missile and artillery systems of military air defense. One of the newest designs is the Korkut anti-aircraft artillery system. It entered service a few years ago and

News of the "Birds catcher" project: unification and intelligent systems

News of the "Birds catcher" project: unification and intelligent systems

SAM "Sosna" of serial appearance on the chassis of the BMP-3. The "bird catcher" for the ground forces will be similar. Shot from the reportage of the TV company "Zvezda" Currently, a promising short-range anti-aircraft missile system "Ptitselov" is being developed for the ground and airborne forces

On the cutting edge of scientific and technical thought

On the cutting edge of scientific and technical thought

A sharp increase in the role of precision weapons and UAVs in modern warfare has noticeably increased interest in the most optimal cost / effectiveness means of dealing with them - short-range anti-aircraft missile systems. At the same time, the improvement of airborne

"Typhoon" for air defense

"Typhoon" for air defense

BM Typhoon-Air Defense is being developed by IEMZ Kupol JSC (part of the VKO Almaz-Antey Concern) at the expense of its own resources, at the request of the Air Defense Forces Directorate of the Ground Forces. The work is carried out in cooperation with other defense enterprises in Russia. Fighting vehicle of anti-aircraft gunners MANPADS

The effectiveness of the air defense of a promising destroyer. Alternative radar complex

The effectiveness of the air defense of a promising destroyer. Alternative radar complex

1. Introduction. The current state of the OPKS The state of the air defense reflects the general state of the defense industry and is characterized by one phrase: not to fat, I would live. There is such a disagreement in the industry that it remains unclear when we will move from prototypes to serial ones. USC failed the 2011-2020 GPV program. From

"Thor" trying on a peakless cap

"Thor" trying on a peakless cap

The current state of naval weapons and military equipment is distinguished by a noticeable imbalance between the offensive and defensive capabilities of ships and naval groupings. The old competition of armor and projectile at this stage again wins the projectile. The newest and most promising means of air

S-300V4 air defense system: defense in all directions

S-300V4 air defense system: defense in all directions

Means of the S-300V4 air defense system at the rehearsal of the parade on Red Square, June 2020, according to the press service of the Eastern Military District, measures have been completed to form, equip and train a new anti-aircraft missile formation. A new brigade, armed with modern S-300V4 systems, arrived at the scene

The modernization of the Tor-M2 air defense system has significantly increased the combat capabilities of the complex

The modernization of the Tor-M2 air defense system has significantly increased the combat capabilities of the complex

One of the main and necessary conditions for victory in a battle is to ensure communication between the centers of intelligence and command and military units. It was the collapse of the communications system that largely predetermined the heavy losses of 1941. Since then, the role of stable communication in combat has only grown. This is especially

SAM "Ptitselov" for ground forces

SAM "Ptitselov" for ground forces

SAM "Strela-10MN" one of the units of the Airborne Forces. Photo of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Several years ago it became known about the development of a promising anti-aircraft missile system with the code "Birds", designed specifically for the airborne troops. Now plans are being reported to create a modification for

In Germany, created a ZSU to combat small drones

In Germany, created a ZSU to combat small drones

New German ZSU to combat small drones, render edrmagazine.eu In the modern world, unmanned aerial vehicles have become absolutely commonplace. At the same time, all recent military conflicts demonstrate that the importance of UAVs is gradually increasing. They are actively used and are sufficient

Fifth wheel

Fifth wheel

The active use of low-flying, stealthy air attack weapons in modern conflicts maintains a steady interest in the optimal means of dealing with them - short-range anti-aircraft missile systems. (Complexes and systems of medium and long range are suboptimal in cost

What will be the wheeled amphibious air defense missile system "Tor"?

What will be the wheeled amphibious air defense missile system "Tor"?

Serial "Tor-M2" on a tracked chassis. Photo by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation / mil.ru By now, the armed forces of Russia and other countries have received and mastered several hundred anti-aircraft missile systems of various modifications of the "Tor" family. In the foreseeable future, another version of such

ZRPK "Pantsir-SM". First in the parade, then in the troops

ZRPK "Pantsir-SM". First in the parade, then in the troops

Pantsir-SM at the Army-2019 exhibition. The new antennas of the two radars are clearly visible. On June 24, along with other samples, a column of modern and promising air defense systems marched along Red Square along with other samples. One of the novelties shown for the first time at the Parade

RLK 52E6 "String-1". Multi-link radar barrier

RLK 52E6 "String-1". Multi-link radar barrier

The principle of construction of the 52E6MU multi-link radar system Leading countries of the world are working on aircraft and air attack weapons with minimal visibility for enemy detection equipment. In parallel, the creation of surveillance and detection systems capable of detecting such

Against missiles and satellites. What is known about the A-235 "Nudol" system

Against missiles and satellites. What is known about the A-235 "Nudol" system

At present, Moscow and the central economic region of Russia are protected from a nuclear missile attack by a potential enemy in the form of the A-135 Amur anti-missile system. In order to maintain the required defense capability, this system is being modernized. Some details of such

The problem of increasing the effectiveness of air defense. AA defense of a single ship

The problem of increasing the effectiveness of air defense. AA defense of a single ship

1. Introduction On the "Voennoye Obozreniye" there are many works devoted to the comparison of the combat effectiveness of Russian and foreign fleets. However, the authors of these publications usually use a purely arithmetic approach, which compares the number of ships of the first and second class and the number of missiles

The effectiveness of the air defense of the naval strike group

The effectiveness of the air defense of the naval strike group

The first article in the series: “The problem of increasing the effectiveness of air defense. Air defense of a single ship”. Explanations about the purpose of the series and answers to the comments of readers on the first article are given in the appendix at the end of this article