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IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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https://www.janes.com/defence-news/iaf-begins-inducting-mrsam-system-jointly-developed-with-israel/

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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https://www.janes.com/defence-news/iaf-begins-inducting-mrsam-system-jointly-developed-with-israel/

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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https://www.janes.com/defence-news/iaf-begins-inducting-mrsam-system-jointly-developed-with-israel/

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) syste...

IAF begins inducting MRSAM system jointly developed with Israel

by Rahul Bedi & Mark Cazalet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun inducting the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) system, which is the domestic variant of the Israeli-developed Barak-8 SAM system, to engage multiple targets out to ranges of up to 70 km.

The first battery – also being referred to as a ‘firing unit' – for the system was delivered to the IAF's 2204 Squadron on 9 September by the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which developed the MRSAM variant jointly with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, and several local private- and public-sector companies.


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Lockheed Martin reveals LMXT offering for USAF KC-Y tanker competition

by Gareth Jennings

Revealed on 17 September, the LMXT is being offered to the USAF for the service's KC-Y competition. (Lockheed Martin )

Lockheed Martin has revealed the LMXT aircraft that it is to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) KC-Y tanker competition, also known as Bridge Tanker.

Disclosed on 17 September, the LMXT will be a US-built and USAF-specific version of the Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft that is borne out of a teaming arrangement between the two companies, which was first announced in December 2018.


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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

by Gareth Jennings

An artist's impression of an MC-130J Commando II with floats attached. An amphibious version of the special mission aircraft would have a special utility in the Indo-Pacific region, operating independently of airfields and runways. (AFSOC)

The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II special mission aircraft “in only 17 months”, it disclosed on 14 September.


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North Korea says it tested ‘railway-borne' missile system on 15 September

by Gabriel Dominguez & Mark Cazalet

An image released by North Korean state media showing what appears to be a modified KN-23 SRBM being launched from railway-borne launch system on 15 September. (Rodong Sinmun)

Images released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) indicate that Pyongyang test-launched on 15 September what appears to have been a modified variant of the KN-23 (US/South Korean designation) short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) from a railway-based launch system.


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