Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sweden: Royal Swedish Air Force Details Libyan SAM Threat

The Royal Swedish Air Force (RSAF) has provided an interesting update on its experiences of Libyan Ground Based Air Defences (GBAD) during the country’s support of NATO’s air campaign over the troubled country last year. The details were provided by … Continue reading

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India: Akash Launch Failure Details Revealed

Speaking at Sweden’s International Aerospace Forum at Malmen airbase on the outskirts of the city of Linkoping on 31st May, Dr VK Saraswat, Scientific Advisor for India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) provided some details regarding the failed Akash medium-to-high altitude … Continue reading

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ChainHomeHigh will be visiting Sweden for the rest of the week. Any resulting ground-based air defence news will follow.

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China: No S-400s For Beijing

Russiahas refused to sell S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name ‘SA-21 Growler’) Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) batteries to China. The decision, which was reported in late May, is said to reflect concerns in Moscow that the medium-to-high altitude SAM system could be … Continue reading

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In June’s ChainHomeHigh: United States – Aegis Software Work Completed

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United Kingdom: The Ring Of Steel

With the countdown to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in London in full effect, the security operation to protect the event is moving forward at a similar pace. As reported in ChainHomeHigh earlier in the year, the UK Government has … Continue reading

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In June’s ChainHomeHigh: United States – Phalanx Contract

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