Monthly Archives: September 2012

‘Brave’ class to carry Terma Scanter

French shipbuilder DCNS has revealed that it’s new ‘Brave’ class of logistics vessels will be equipped with Terma’s Scanter air and sea surveillance radar. Speaking during a briefing on board the French Navy’s Tonnerre amphibious support ship on 25th September, … Continue reading

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MBDA Announces SIMBAD-RC customer

European missile specialists MBDA has announced that it has won a customer for its SIMBAD-RC remote-controlled turret. The SIMBAD-RC can carry two Mistral infra-red guided Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) surface-to-air missiles. Designed for all classes of naval vessels … Continue reading

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ChainHomeHigh is ‘en voyage’

ChainHomeHigh will be spending the week with the French Navy visiting the FREMM and ‘Horizon’ class air defence frigates and destroyers. Stay tuned for full coverage!

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In October’s ChainHomeHigh: Russia – A-135 Out Of The Mothballs

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Russia: Second Panstir-S Batch By Year End

Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency reported on 19th September that the country’s air defence force will receive its second batch of Pantsir-S1 (NATO reporting name ‘SA-22 Greyhound’) combined Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) and medium-range Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) platforms from the KBP … Continue reading

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Iran: Thunder and Consolation

Iran has commenced production of its Ra’d (‘Thunder’) ground-based air defence radar, according to a statements made by Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the country’s Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps. The radar is said to have a range of … Continue reading

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In October’s ChainHomeHigh: Poland – Kubs and Sparrows

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