air defense :
- n defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles or to nullify their effectiveness
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- Russia offers Iran different defense system amid lawsuit
MOSCOW, June 22 (UPI) -- Russia has offered to give an air defense system to Iran in an effort to stop a $4 billion lawsuit over failing to provide Tehran with an S-300 missile systems.
June 22, 2013 - UPI
- Canadian detachment changes EADS commander
The Canadian Forces Detachment at the Eastern Air Defense Sector has changed commanders. Lt. Col. Kyle Paul has assumed command from Lt. Col. David Pletz, who finished his two-year tour of duty as Canadian Detachment commanding officer.
June 21, 2013 - Rome Sentinel
- Here's The First Look At The Italian Typhoons Providing NATO Air Defense To Iceland
As explained on a previous post , on Jun. 11 (a day after it was originally planned), Italian Eurofighter with 4°, 36° and 37° Stormo (Wings) deployed to Keflavik Airbase, Iceland to provide a NATO air defense capability to the Northern European country that does not operate autonomous airspace surveillance aircraft.
June 20, 2013 - Business Insider