After Saudi attacks, Russia makes its regional presence felt

By |oktober 1st, 2019|air defence, News, Russia, Saudi Arabia|

In the two weeks since attacks blamed on missiles or drones shut down half of Saudi Arabia’s oil output, the country that has arguably moved most deftly to position itself for any upside is Russia.

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Pentagon to send radar, Patriot missiles to bolster Saudi defences

By |september 27th, 2019|air defence, Iran, News, Patriot missiles, Saudi Arabia, United States|

The Pentagon said on Thursday (26 September) it plans to send four radar systems, a battery of Patriot missiles and about 200 support personnel to bolster Saudi Arabia's defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities this month.

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Slovakia signs deal to replace Russian-made fighter jets with US F-16 planes

By |december 3rd, 2018|air defence, defence procurement, defence spending, fighter jet, Nato, News, Slovakia|

Slovakia's defence ministry signed a deal on Friday (30 November) to buy 14 US-made F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Russian-made MiG-29s, its defence ministry said.

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Lavrov: After the Western attack, nothing stops us from sending S-300 to Syria

By |april 20th, 2018|air defence, arms race, News, S-300, Sergei Lavrov, Syrian war|

US military strikes on Syria last week removed any moral obligation Russia had to withhold S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems from its ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today (20 April) , according to R...

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