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…