The North fired a mid-range missile, known as the Pukguksong-2, on May 21 and conducted a KN-06 surface-to-air guided missile
Under the fiscal 2004 budget, the government has for the first time earmarked funds for deploying the Standard Missile 3 (SM3), designed to be launched from Aegis destroyers, and the Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC3) surface-to-air guided missile
. Some of these missiles are scheduled to be operational in 2007.
In addition to the launchers, Russia had also provided Syria with more than 100 surface-to-air guided missiles
for each S-300 battalion, the source noted.
Global security company Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today the award of a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support its Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems, which are designed to protect aircraft from infrared surface-to-air guided missiles