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Upgraded Avenger SHORAD turret. Longbow Hellfires and A3I missile, which is basically a Sidewinder.

 

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That’s why, in March, Boeing and the Army fitted a new-model Avenger turret onto a Stryker

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Another drone incident over the Golan, Northern Israel. Patriot shot it down:

 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/patriot-missile-intercepts-drone-over-golan-heights/

 

I am quite puzzled. The Iron Dome could have been a far cheaper alternative. So could have been the David's Sling that has very recently entered service and is slated to replace the Patriot. Doesn't make sense. 

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North Korean AA system, KN-06 ("western" designation), expected that it have 150 km range. Serial production is started.

 

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....He also gave instructions to "produce the new system in the maximum amount", "so that it covers the whole country, like a forest - to destroy the illusions of enemies regarding their supremacy in the air. "

 

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   According to the resource "Menadefense" in the material "Egypt to recieve Antey 2500 missile systems", Russia has started deliveries of anti-aircraft anti-aircraft missile system S-300VM "Antey-2500" to Egypt. The first combat vehicles of the complex have already been delivered to the country.

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Unloading of the S-300VM missile system machines and missiles in Egypt, Alexandria, May 2017 (c) Milinfolive via Menadefense

 

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