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Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2018

Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2018

New Delhi, India4th – 5th October 2018 IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in New Delhi,…

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Satellite Technology Asia 2018

Satellite Technology Asia 2018

Singapore, Singapore9th October 2018 - 11th October 2018 Satellite usage is increasing yearly and more countries are now able to send satellites up into space for imagery, weather, surveillance and…

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Future Police Technology and Forensics Summit GCC 2018

Future Police Technology and Forensics Summit GCC 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE12-13 November 2018 The 3rd Annual Future Police Technology & Forensics Summit 2018 provides a platform for regional and international experts from Ministries of Interior, Police Forces, National…

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BIDEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

BIDEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Defence & Security Exhibition Recognised for Hugely Successful First Show. Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC 2017) has won Best Trade Exhibition Over 10,000sqm at the Middle East Special…

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The U.S. Army plans to send newest Stryker MSL (Maneuver SHORAD Launcher) short-range Air Defense systems armed with Hellfire missiles to Europe, Warrior Mavin reports It is reported that Stryker armored fighting vehicles with AGM-114

Hellfire missiles are headed to Europe sooner than expected to bolster the short-range air defense (SHORAD) systems that the U.S Army has funneled into the region to counter Russia.

 “We are looking for a rapid solution for the near-term fight,” Maj. Gen. John Ferarri, Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, told Warrior Maven in an interview.

The U.S. Army in Europe is in urgently needed air defense system of this class to counter Russia in Europe and provide more support to maneuvering Brigade Combat Teams in combat. The fighting experience in Syria and Iraq showed еру increased close-in air threats from the possible use by a potential enemy of cruise missiles and small unmanned aerial vehicles.

The program, which plans to deploy its first vehicles to Europe by 2020, is part of an Army effort called short-range-air-defense – Initial Maneuver (SHORAD).

Senior leaders say the service plans to build its first Stryker SHORAD prototype by 2019 as a step toward producing 144 initial systems. The Stryker MSL is one of most advanced short-range air defense system designed to meets the U.S. Army’s emerging operational need to counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Rotary Wing (RW) and Cruise Missile (CM) threats.

The new short-range air defense system mounted on a Stryker combat vehicle and jointly developed by Boeing and General Dynamics Land Systems.

The Stryker is a family of eight-wheel drive combat vehicles than can travel at speeds up to 62 mph on highways, with a range of 312 miles. It operates with the latest C4ISR equipment as well as detectors for nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. Stryker vehicle configurations include the nuclear, chemical and biological reconnaissance vehicle; anti-tank guided missile and medical evacuation vehicles; and carriers for mortars, engineer squads, infantry squads, command groups, and fire support teams.

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