Prague Buying Israeli Spyder Air Defense System

Credit: Israeli Ministry of Defense
The Czech Republic has contracted with the Israeli government for four batteries of the Rafael Spyder ground-based air defense system. The government-to-government agreement was signed Oct. 5 and valued at 13.7 billion Czech koruna ($630 million). It follows the selection of the system last...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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