Iran Fields New Air Defense System

Iran Fields New Air Defense System

On August 21, Iran officially inducted the Bavar-373 surface-to-air missile system into service. Speaking at the National Day of the Defense Industry ceremony, Iranian officials stated that the weapons system…

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

On April 13, Israel’s Air Force used the Rampage air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) in combat for the first time, according to defense analyst Babak Taghvaee. The IAF fired Rampage missiles…

Iran Announces Bavar-373 BMD Test

Iran Announces Bavar-373 BMD Test

On September 10, Iran announced that it had successfully conducted a ballistic missile intercept test of its Bavar-373 air defense system last year. The Bavar-373 is an indigenously produced version…

Iran Tests ‘Bavar-373’ Air Defense System

Iran Tests ‘Bavar-373’ Air Defense System

On January 6, deputy commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Gen. Abolfazl Sepehrirad said the Bavar-373 air and missile defense missile system had successfully completed all initial testing….

Iran displays S-300 for first time

Iran displays S-300 for first time

On September 24, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) displayed the country’s S-300 surface-to-air missile system publicly for the first time. Iran showed the Russian-made defense system, along with Iran’s…

Russia Conducts Missile Tests in Joint Military Exercise

Russia Conducts Missile Tests in Joint Military Exercise

On September 4-7, units from Russia, Armenia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan drilled together as part of the Combat Commonwealth 2017 CIS joint air defense exercise. Over 1,500 soldiers participated and multiple…