BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army's Logistics Brigade Thursday received a number of Hellfire air-to-surface missiles
from the United States, according to a statement from the Army.
In July, JUSTICE documented shellings from air-to-surface missiles
, barrel bombs and short range missiles, among others.
During Operation Protective Edge, the US suspended a transfer of the air-to-surface missiles
over its disapproval of Israel's campaign against Gaza.
The proposed Indian Navy S-70B variant will include avionics and flexible open architecture Weapons Management Systems that integrate an advanced sonar, 360 degree search radar, modern air-to-surface missiles
, and torpedoes for the ASW role.
Deputy Defense Minister Czeslaw Mroczek also told reporters that negotiations have been concluded for the purchase of 40 JASSM long-range air-to-surface missiles
for its 48-strong fleet of F-16 fighter jets.
The Defense Ministry is expected to procure corvettes, submarines, air-to-surface missiles
, and upgrades for multi-role aircraft
With the capability to neutralize aerial targets like fighter jets, cruise missiles and air-to-surface missiles
, defence experts compare Akash to the MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system of USA.
It is equipped with fourth generation avionics systems, wide range of conventional & smart weapons, long range glide bombs, Beyond Visual Range & short range Air-to-Air missiles, Anti-Ship missile and Air-to-Surface missiles
The market consists of seven categories of missiles: surface-to-surface missiles (SSMs), surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), air-to-surface missiles
(ASMs), air-to-air missiles (Ms), anti-ship missiles, anti-tank missiles, and missile defense systems.
This campaign potentially includes an aerial bombardment of missiles and long range bombs from US-based B-2 stealth bombers that carry satellite-guided bombs, B-52 bombers, that can carry air-launched cruise missiles and Qatar-based B-1s that carry long-range, air-to-surface missiles
, both ABC News and The New York Times reported.
It is also equipped with fourth-generation avionics systems, wide range of conventional and smart weapons, long-range glide bombs, beyond visual range and short range air-to-air missiles, anti-ship missiles and air-to-surface missiles
These include the sale of 500 Hellfire air-to-surface missiles
about which U.
Major General Nick Pope, a British military spokesman, said RAF jets also hit a large headquarters bunker in Sirte with a salvo of air-to-surface missiles
Although overwhelmingly used by the RAF for reconnaissance and surveillance tasks, the aircraft carry a typical complement of four Lockheed Martin AGM-114P Hellfire air-to-surface missiles
and two GBU-12 226kg (500lb) laser-guided bombs, and can engage in strike missions.
n Armament: Mauser KK-27 cannons, air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles
, laser-guided bombs, joint direct attack munition