14 iunie 2018

Estonia Chooses New SHORAD Air Defense System


Giraffe AMB radar (click to view full) In recent years, the Baltic States have made efforts to implement short-range air defense programs, though to date these have mostly been efforts to defend vital targets within their countries as opposed to any effort at national air defense. While Latvia and Lithuania opted for Sweden’s unjammable laser-guided RBS-70 , Estonia went in a different direction. After narrowing the competition to Raytheon’s FIM-92 Stinger and MBDA’s Mistral , the Estonian [...]