The head of Syria's Air Defence forces has been killed in fighting east of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday.
It said General Hussein Ishaq died of wounds suffered during a milit
China's new air defence zone, stretching far into East Asia's international skies, is an historic challenge to the United States, which has dominated the region for decades, say experts.
For years, Chinese naval officers h
Russia will not scrap plans to deliver an air defence system to Syria despite Western opposition because it would help deter "hotheads" intent on intervention in the two-year-old conflict, the deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday.
Iran will hold a large-scale military drill involving all its air defence systems next month, an Iranian commander was quoted as saying on Saturday, one of a number of military simulations it has carried out this year.
The air defence d
Syrian air defences had to react immediately to a Turkish jet flying at 100 metres altitude inside Syrian airspace in what was 'a clear breach of Syrian sovereignty', Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said on Monday.
Iraq is seeking a joint defence agreement for airspace with Gulf countries as it moves to secure its air borders after the departure of US forces from the country this month, a senior official said.
Naseer Al-Ani, Iraqi President Jalal Tal
Boeing delivered a second C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the UAE Air Force and Air Defence at the C-17 programme’s final assembly facility in Long Beach.
The company is contracted to deliver a total of six C-17s to its UAE customer – fo
Israel's multi-layered air defence network will be fully deployed by 2015, combining short-range rocket interceptors with kamikaze satellites that blow up ballistic missiles in space, officials said on Monday.
Unveiled at a government-spon
Iran will soon unveil a domestically-made air defence system with at least the same capability as Russia's S-300 anti-aircraft hardware, an Iranian air force commander was quoted as saying on Monday.
Last month, Russia's state arms
Russia is currently fulfilling a contract to deliver S-300 air defence systems to Iran, RIA news agency quoted confidential sources as saying.
In October Russia's Foreign Ministry denied media speculation that Moscow would sell the S-3