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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian lawmakers called for a thorough investigation on the origins of the man-portable missile launcher that was likely used by militants in Syria to shoot down a Russian fighter jet before killing the pilot in a firefight.
A man-portable system for anti-aircraft warfare, the RBS 70 stand and sight weigh nearly 192 pounds.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Man-portable Military Electronics market will grow at a CAGR of 2.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 21, 2014-Saab selects Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system for US Army
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-February 21, 2014-Saab selects Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system for US Army
USPRwire, Mon Jan 13 2014] This report offers detailed analysis of the global Man-Portable Military Electronics market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector.
Al-Qaeda particularly wants to get hold of Manpads - or man-portable air defence systems.
Strela 2M is a man-portable, shoulder-fired, low-altitude surface-to-air missile system with a high explosive warhead and passive infrared homing guidance.
Air-refuelling and transport type aircraft are the most prone to attacks by man-portable missile systems, as they take-off and land, and laser-based systems are deemed to offer a useful and safer alternative to flare launching systems under such circumstances, particularly when these aircraft have to operate from civilian air-fields.
Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS), or shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, pose a constant threat of being acquired by criminals and terrorists, and used against international aviation.
Beginning in late 1985 following internal debate, the Reagan Administration provided about 2,000 man-portable "Stinger" anti-aircraft missiles to the mujahedin for use against Soviet aircraft.
Four sensors on the pod watch for shoulder- launched heat-seeking missiles, also known as Man-Portable Air Defense Systems or MANPADS.