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Tag: MoD ATC radars

  • Tuesday, August 25th 2015 - 20:31 UTC

    Falklands' air defenses bolstered with Saab-built Giraffe AMB radars

    The MoD confirmed in the first quarter of the year it was upgrading Falkland's air defenses including mandating the use of the Giraffe in the update.

    Britain has ordered additional Saab-built Giraffe AMB radars to bolster ground-based air defenses on the Falkland Islands against a possible future threat from Argentina, reports Defense News. The Swedish company announced on 24 August that it had received an order valued at 610 Swedish krona million ($74 million dollars) from the UK Ministry of Defense for the supply of new radars and the upgrade of existing systems.

  • Tuesday, April 30th 2013 - 21:00 UTC

    UK Ministry of Defence deems wind towers a national security threat

    Wind farms in the sea

    By John C.K. Daly of - Twenty-plus years on, the collapse of the USSR in 1991 threatened massive Western defence budgets, bereft of a major enemy like the “Evil Empire.”